STREAM: Lagos Studies Association

STREAM: Lagos Studies Association

Established in 2017, the Lagos Studies Association is an international, interdisciplinary organization of academic and non-academic practitioners whose interest focus on Lagos and its peoples. Their members include scholars, students, activists, artists, teachers, donors, policymakers, and development professionals. Through exchanges between academic and non-academic practitioners, they anticipate deepening the rigor of contemporary scholarship as well as encouraging the integration of critical and thought-provoking questions into non-academic projects on Lagos.

CONFIRMED PANELS

HISTORIES OF LAGOS I

  • Electrifying Lagos, 1886-1914: An Exploration in Early Colonial Modernity,  Adewumi Adebayo, Damilola (University of Cambridge, United Kingdom)
  • The Development of the Postal Service of Lagos Colony, 1861-1906, Heap, Simon (Oxford Brookes University, United Kingdom)
  • The Herbert Macaulay Factor in Nigerian Politics (1864-1946), Oluwasegun, Jimoh (Federal University, Kalgo, Nigeria)

HISTORIES OF LAGOS II

  • You are not one of us: Citizen-Stranger, Indigene-Settler Conflict in Lagos State since 1967, Aworawo, Friday (University of Lagos, Nigeria)
  • Dog Nationalism: Race and Politics in 1950s Lagos, Aderinto, Saheed (Western Carolina University, United States)
  • Monetary Policy and Usages in the Colony of Lagos 1880-1906, ALY, Bamidélé ( Panthéon-Sorbonne University, France)

LANGUAGE AND MUSIC

  • The Emerging Trends of American and British Accent in The Nigerian Entertainment Industry, Morgan, Toyosi (University of Lagos, Nigeria)
  • A Pragma Sociolinguistics Analysis of Slangs in Nigerian Hip-Hop Music, Raji-Ellams, Zaynab Bolanle (Bayero University, Nigeria)
  • Listening in on Badoo: Pop Music in Lagos and Emerging Postmodern Language Game, Olujohungbe, Benjamin Timi (University of Ibadan, Nigeria)
  • The Role of Libraries and Information Services in Poverty Alleviation among the youth in Lagos State, Nigeria, Zaid Yetunde A. (University of Lagos, Nigeria)

MARITIME LAGOS

Chair: Prof Hakeem Tijani

  • Streamlining the Network of Agencies on the Lagos Waterways, Akinwale, Akeem Ayofe (University of Lagos, Nigeria)
  • Inland Water Transportation in the Economy of Lagos, 1900-1960, Abiola, Olugbodi Oludipo, (University of Lagos, Nigeria)
  • The Foreland-Hinterland Nexus in Nigeria’s Ocean Shipping: Space, Locality and Modernity for Apapa Port City, 1925-2015, Chilaka, Edmund (University of Lagos, Lagos, Nigeria)

RELIGIONS IN LAGOS (CHRISTIANITY/ ISLAM/ AFRICAN RELIGIONS)

  • Urbanisation and Religious Tolerance in Lagos, 1990 -2014, Ajibade, Sarumi Rasheed (University of Lagos, Nigeria)
  • The Creation, Governance, and the Christian Apologetic Tradition in Lijadu’s Ifá (1897), Deese , Adrian (University of Cambridge, United Kingdom)
  • Colonial Muslim Student Associations in Lagos, Balogun, Adeyemi, (University of Bayreuth, Germany)
  • Pentecostal Churches and Social Change in Lagos; 1998 to the Present (Irene N. Osemeka, Univeristy of Lagos, Nigeria)
  • Literate Yoruba Islamic Verse as new Medium of Knowledge: An Exemplar from the Oldest Repertoire ( Amidu Olalekan Sanni, Fountain University, Osogbo Nigeria) 

CONTEMPORARY LAGOS – POLITICS : PART I

  • The (other) property ladder: constructing analogue property rights in Lagos, Goodfellow, Tom (University of Sheffield, United Kingdom) and Oliver Owen (University of Oxford)
  • Female Criminality: An evaluation of crimes in Lagos Slums, Lawrence- Badeji , Adeola (University of Lagos, Nigeria)
  • Globalization, Girls and Contemporary Forms of Enslavement in Lagos, Nigeria,  Fagite, Obafemi (Obafemi Awolowo University, Nigeria)
  • “Women’s Education in Post-Colonial Lagos.”, Ilesanmi, T.E. (University of Lagos, Nigeria)

CONTEMPORARY LAGOS – POLITICS : PART II

  • The Lekki Hybrids: Urban relationships towards a heterogeneous future city, Shtanov, Mark (University of Cambridge, United Kingdom)
  • Aborigines and politics of Exclusion in 21st century Lagos, Sanni, Habeeb Abiodun (Lagos State University, Nigeria)
  • Sweet and Bitter: Social Media and Criminality in Lagos, 2007-2016, Ugwuja, Alex Amaechi (Paul University, Nigeria)
  • Herbal Aphrodisiacs, Masculine Sexual Insecurities and Emergent Entrepreneurs in Lagos, Animasawun, Gbemisola (University of Ilorin, Nigeria)

LAGOS CULTURES (VISUAL MEDIA)

  • Lagos on Camera: Motifs and Representations in the 21(st) Century, Banjo Rukayat N. (Bayero University, Nigeria)
  • Reading Nigerian Architecture Through the Eyes of Nollywood Films, Jaiyeoba, Emmanuel Babatunde (Obafemi Awolowo University, Nigeria)
  • “New Readings in African Cinemas: New Nollywood’s Emergence, Features and Poetics”,  Onikoye, Babatunde (Elizade University, Ilara-Mokin, Nigeria)
  • Mediating the metropolis: encounters with excess in recent Lagosian realism, Lecznar, Matthew (University of Sussex, Brighton, United Kingdom)

If you have any queries or suggestions please contact Saheed Aderinto (saderinto@email.wcu.edu) and Oliver Coates (orc20@cam.ac.uk). For panel and paper submissions please follow the instructions on the website  http://www.asauk.net/call-for-papers-and-panels-asauk-2018-now-open/ 

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