Book Launch

Thursday, December 10, 2020 - 14:30 to 16:00

This year marks the 25th anniversary of the execution of Nigerian activist and writer Ken Saro-Wiwa, and his eight colleagues, The Ogoni Nine. Dr Gemma Irvine, Vice-President for Equality and Diversity, Maynooth University, will launch “I am a Man of Peace: Writings Inspired by the Maynooth University Ken Saro-Wiwa Collection,” edited by Helen Fallon and published by Daraja Press.  The event, via Zoom, is free but booking is essential. To book 

Maynooth University holds the death row correspondence of Saro-Wiwa to Sister Majella McCarron (OLA). The 21 essays and 42 poems included in the book are inspired by Saro-Wiwa’s ideals and activism. In keeping with Maynooth University’s commitment to Open Access an online version of the book is available to download