Cameroonian Achille Mbembé is definitely joining the American Academy of Arts and Sciences in 2020. This international consecration that we learned from Prof. Mathias Eric Owona Nguini fell on Monday, October 12, 2020.
Achille Mbembé received congratulations from Owona Nguini on his Facebook wall on Wednesday October 14, 2020. “ Warm congratulations to Achille Mbembé on his admission to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences », Writes the university lecturer in political science and vice-rector at the University of Yaoundé 1.
The final integration into the American Academy of Arts and Sciences of compatriot Achille Mbembé after his election in 2017. Reached by phone, the academic Mathias Eric Owona Nguini explains the admission process to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. According to the information in his possession, there is first an election or co-optation and some time later, we definitively join the academy. That is to say that before being admitted we first go through the election. And after the election we wait for admission.
The definitive admission of Achille Mbembé to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences comes a few days after the controversy over his publication published on October 6, 2020, entitled "community of captives", in which he launches an international appeal for liberation of the Cameroonian people. Professor Jacques Fame Ndongo reacted by stipulating that the publication of his compatriot is anachronistic. Professor Mathias Eric Owona Nguini also spoke about this outing.
Invited in "Right of reply" on Equinoxe TV, Sunday October 11, 2020, Aristide Mono political scientist said that there is no 5 Achille Mbembe in Cameroon in political science. Sharing the publication of the congratulations of Professor Owona Nguini, the doctor in political science underlines that this other international recognition confirms his position taken during this Sunday debate. “The facts are however sacred! This is an announcement that confirms my position on Sunday, ”he says.
The facts are however sacred! Here is an announcement that confirms my position on Sunday
Joseph Achille Mbembé is currently the only Cameroonian to be a member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.
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