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Samir Amin (1931-2018): A Titan has Gone Home to Rest

 Author: CODESRIA  Category: Books (Others), Books at the Centre  Publisher: CODESRIA  Published: May 20, 2024

The Council for the Development of Social Science Research in Africa (CODESRIA) learned with immense shock and sadness of the passing on of Professor Samir Amin on Sunday, 12th August 2018. Subsequently, Prof. Samir Amin’s body was interned at Père Lachaise in Paris on 1st September 2018 at a site provided by the French Communist Party. The Council was represented at the burial by Prof. Fatow Sow and Dr. Cherif Sy; two members of the CODESRIA community who have worked with Samir Amin for a while.