This initiative evolved from a project supported by Rosa Luxembourg Foundation on Addressing Youth Problems in the University system. It has now become a quarterly dialogue in which each round, a topical issue is selected and relevant resources persons asked to lead discussion on addressing the project. Topics so far address include Reviving Radical Student Unions in the University, Social Media in Academic Environment, and Improving Quality of Intellectual Work in the University. Each round brings about 100 people from the three public universities in Kano State consist of academics, students, administrators well as media and select civil society organizations.

Critical Knowledge Production Dialogue Series