Centennial Celebrations: Stephanie Kitchen's appreciation Letter

Dear Dr Awolowo Dosumu,

Greetings from the IAI. I just wanted to drop you a quick note thanking you warmly for your attendance and speech at our jointly organised event at SOAS yesterday. In particular, I was highly appreciative of the attention you paid to Insa's book in your discussions of Awolowo. You created quite a stir and helped bring an audience to the IAI/SOAS that we could not have reached without your support. And we even sold out of the books available at the event! So all round a success, I think.

I do hope we can stay in touch, and perhaps there will be opportunities for future collaborations - although it will be a while before there is another centenary!

I was also very interested to hear about the work of the Foundation, and wish you all the best with that.

Warm wishes,


Stephanie Kitchen
Chair of the Publications Committee
International African Institute
School of Oriental and African Studies
Thornhaugh Street, Russell Square
London WC1H OXG

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