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The main theme of the conference is Migration and Transition – Roots and Routes This 2 day interdisciplinary conference aims to create an inclusive and supportive space for post-graduate scholars, academics and community members to come together in a supportive environment, to provide a platform of critical thinking, exchange of ideas and to promote inter-relationships between academics,…
The conference aims to subject to scrutiny the realms of criminal justice, social justice and reconciliation in Africa. This is not envisaged as a narrow field; the conference is designed to include all elements of international criminal justice, truth and reconciliation commissions, localised notions of retributive, restorative and redistributive justice, and ideas of social justice…
This workshop will see postgraduate students, researchers and academics from a number of institutions come together to focus on the themes of gender and sexuality in the African continent from a wide range of disciplinary backgrounds. Themes include Rhetoric and Representation, Violence, Norms and Dissonance. Programme 10.15 Coffee and opening remarks 10.30-12.30 Session 1: RHETORIC…
This one-day workshop will explore the interaction between cultural creativity and politics in Africa. Through discussions of novels, poetry and other cultural expressions, it will explore the relationship between the state, political movements and people engaged in cultural projects. York-based Malawian author Jack Mapanje will read extracts from his prison memoir And Crocodiles Are Hungry…
Recent years have seen impressive levels of economic growth in many parts of Africa, with a new discourse of ‘Africa Rising’ coming to displace the widespread pessimism of the late twentieth century. 2015 is also the year in which countries across the continent will be scrutinised regarding their achievements or failures in relation to the…