PHOTO NEWS: Faces at Professor Bolanle Awe at 90 Conference

Renowned scholars drawn from Africa, North America, Latin America and Europe converged on the Trenchard Hall of the University of Ibadan for a two-day conference in honour of celebrated historian, Professor Bolanle Awe who clocked 90 in January.

The conference, tagged ‘Oral Traditions and Written Histories’, was put together by the University of Ibadan, University of Lagos and the University of Texas, Austi, America, to honour the decades-long devotion of Professor Awe in promoting the distinctive place of African oral traditions in the global place.

The opening ceremony witnessed the launch of a book of tributes in honour of Professor Awe.

Here are pictures from the event. 

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