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Dr. Ivan Van Sertima: Afrikans In Science (Ancient & Modern) – video

African History Month – February

Dr. Ivan Van Sertima: Afrikans In Science (Ancient & Modern)

Ivan Van Sertima was born in Guyana, South America. He was educated at the School of Oriental and African Studies (London University) and the Rutgers Graduate School and holds degrees in African Studies and Anthropology. From 1957-1959 he served as a Press and Broadcasting Officer in the Guyana Information Services. During the decade of the 1960s he broadcast weekly from Britain to Africa and the Caribbean. He is a literary critic, a linguist, an anthropologist and has made a name in all three fields.

In this lecture, Dr. Ivan Van Sertima discusses African history and African Science. This video was recorded in 1986, at Camden Town Hall London, in the Caribbean Cultural International & Karnak House. The topic of this lecture is entitled, Afrikans in Science (Ancient & Modern).    Continue reading

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