STREAM: African Historiography, Vernacular Epistemology, and the Invention of An Archive in Toyin Falola’s Scholarship

STREAM: African Historiography, Vernacular Epistemology, and the Invention of An Archive in Toyin Falola’s Scholarship

In the transformations of African historiography in the last four decades, Toyin Falola has been an active participant as well …

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STREAM: Methodological issues in African Studies – Cross-Disciplinary Research Collaboration and Policy Impact

STREAM: Methodological issues in African Studies – Cross-Disciplinary Research Collaboration and Policy Impact

The interdisciplinary nature of African Studies poses particular methodological problems. Dialogue is often required across fields. Yet, we frequently lack …

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STREAM: Addressing Inequality: New Forms of Welfare, Social Protection and Citizenship in Africa

STREAM: Addressing Inequality: New Forms of Welfare, Social Protection and Citizenship in Africa

After three decades of structural adjustment and amid widening inequality and a growing recognition that poverty-alleviation programmes have largely failed, we are currently …

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STREAM: Illicit financial flows and Africa’s development

STREAM: Illicit financial flows and Africa’s development

This stream will explore the impacts on illicit financial flows from Africa on the development of Africa. Amongst other themes …

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STREAM: Political Legitimacy and ‘Customary’ Rule in Local African Contexts

STREAM: Political Legitimacy and ‘Customary’ Rule in Local African Contexts

Scholarship on African politics has often focused on national-level states-people and elections. Instead, this stream will examine how local leaders …

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STREAM: ‘The Political Economy of Development in Africa: Domesticating the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)

STREAM: ‘The Political Economy of Development in Africa: Domesticating the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)

The domestication of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) has become a key issue and action across the globe. Yet, in …

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STREAM: Raising Children in Times of Hardship

STREAM: Raising Children in Times of Hardship

Raising children is a significant challenge. Throughout their child-rearing career, most parents/guardians are, at some stage, confronted with the very …

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STREAM: AFRICAN FEMINISMS

STREAM: AFRICAN FEMINISMS

This stream aims to explore the intersectionality of African feminisms. Panels may include themes such as women’s rights, gender and …

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STREAM: Gender and Sexuality

STREAM: Gender and Sexuality

Within African Studies, the concepts of “gender” and “sexuality” have followed complex and sometimes contradictory trajectories that are only partially …

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STREAM: Women and the Environment in the African Arts

STREAM: Women and the Environment in the African Arts

Cultural concepts, attitudes and behavioural patterns are embedded in African arts. In African philosophy, the earth takes on feminine attributes. …

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