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12 Jun, 2019

Start TimeRoomReferenceTitleNo. of sessions
08:45Room 08Anth08Urban enclaves and the middle class1
08:45Room 02Anth09Continuities and disruptions in 'doing fatherhood' in Africa2
08:45Room 05Anth22Fulbe connections: West African pastoralists between participation and disruption with society2
08:45Room 03Anth32Violent conflict and urban governance [CRG Violent Conflict]2
08:45Room 04Anth35'We need electricity today': narratives and practices of electrical connections and outages in Africa2
08:45Room 06Anth41Materiality and spirit: exploring visuality, citizenship and power in urban Africa2
08:45Room 07Anth48Crossing boundaries, crossing borders: subversion, disruption and LGBTQ migration on the African continent1
08:45Room 33Art13Connections and disruptions: African contemporary expressive culture in the global context2
08:45Room 15Econ12The crisis of land In South Africa1
08:45Room 16Econ20India's aid and soft power in Africa: connections and connectivities2
08:45Room 18Econ31Continuity and disruption in public service provision2
08:45Room 17Econ33Commercialising Africa: money, values, visions, dissonances1
08:45Room 14Econ35Tourism in Africa: new hopes, old stereotypes? [CRG Africa in the World]2
08:45Room 25Env02Disruptive urbanisms1
08:45Room 26Env03African waters: flows, frictions and disruptions2
08:45Room 28Hea07Remembering Alma Ata? Revisiting 'health for all' amid aspirations for universal health coverage in Africa.2
08:45Room 24His01Connecting and Disrupting African Collections in European Museums2
08:45Room 23His04From the ashes reborn: reconsidering the "Time of Troubles" in Southern Africa in the context of global history1
08:45Room 22His12African borders: from conflict to coexistence2
08:45Room 21His30African students in European universities from c.1800 to present: uncovering lost histories, decolonising the academy1
08:45Room 20Lang02Limits and prospects of African humour2
08:45Room 19Lang08Aporias of justice and possibilities of redress in contemporary African contexts1
08:45Room 27Law01Minority rights in Africa1
08:45Room 13Pol07Transnational Connections and the Liberation Struggle in Africa1
08:45Room 11Pol08Election observation in Africa1
08:45Room 09Pol17Secessionism in African Politics: Aspiration, Grievance, Performance, Disenchantment [Roundtable] [CRG African History] [CLOSED]1
08:45Room 12Pol19Politics after War: Armed actors in post-conflict societies [CRG African Politics and International Relations]1
08:45Room 10Pol38Connecting states and citizens: the impact of political brokerage on African governance1
08:45Room 31Rel03Religion multiple: continuities, flows, and "religious diversity"2
08:45Room 32Rel11Religiosity on University Campus1
08:45Room 30Soc08The African diaspora: to live away to exist at home?2
08:45Room 29Soc12Connecting African studies and mobility studies: theoretical considerations and empirical insights2
10:45Room 08Anth07Politics at the periphery1
10:45Room 01Anth37Ritual as performance space1
10:45Room 07Anth42Solitude in Africa1
10:45Room 17Econ04Commodifying Africa: Material and Representational Interests, Influences and Impacts1
10:45Room 15Econ16Post-conflict reconstruction, peacebuilding and mine action: New worlds in the aftermath of conflict1
10:45Room 25Env11Housing (in)security and (in)formality: The production of uncertainty in state-led housing projects in African Cities2
10:45Room 21His23Cultures of Solidarity, or Towards a Bright New Future: Transnational Exchange in African Liberation Networks1
10:45Room 23His26Historical Trajectories of Borders, Borderlands and Frontiers (1830-1950) [CRG ABORNE]2
10:45Room 19Lang11Teaching "Introduction to African Studies" Roundtable1
10:45Room 27Law07Continuities and contestations in responding to gender-based violence: laws, practices, definitions1
10:45Room 11Pol05Technology and democracy in Africa2
10:45Room 10Pol09Urban citizenship and mobility between here and there: Understanding political belonging among Africa diasporas1
10:45Room 13Pol20Archives, governance and policy-making on the African continent1
10:45Room 12Pol30Populism and democracy in Africa [CRG African Politics and International Relations]1
10:45Room 09Pol32Convergences and Divergences of African State-Making Trajectories1
10:45Room 32Rel06Mediation and the construction of religious heritages1
14:15Room 03Anth05Conflict urbanisation and urbanity in Africa1
14:15Room 08Anth06Islands of peace1
14:15Room 02Anth11Questioning "norms" in/from Queer African Studies2
14:15Room 08Anth18Old age and migration: an African perspective1
14:15Room 06Anth24Corporate sovereignty: Connections and disruptions of corporate power in Africa2
14:15Room 01Anth28Le Mali "post Accord d'Alger" : dynamiques, récits et pratiques du politique entre ruptures et continuités2
14:15Room 04Anth29Re-making citizenship: social security and refuge beyond the state2
14:15Room 07Anth45Ethical certification between traceability and transparency: the future of digital technologies in Africa1
14:15Room 05Anth54African Global Travellers: (dis)connections, policies, and imaginations [CRG Africa in the World]1
14:15Room 33Art07Connecting Image and Imagination: the Arts on/and African Slavery1
14:15Room 32Art14Going beyond disruptions: the opportunities and challenges in researching African contemporary expressive culture [Roundtable] [CLOSED]1
14:15Room 16Econ02The political economy of diversified business groups2
14:15Room 18Econ19A New Political Economy in African Higher Education1
14:15Room 15Econ22Resource nationalism in southern Africa: challenges and opportunities2
14:15Room 17Econ28Building and connecting Africa: Infrastructure construction and economic development in the XXIst century2
14:15Room 14Econ34Food, consumption and the home market in African industrializations1
14:15Room 26Env09Space in time: changing patterns of land use, land rights, and landscape narratives1
14:15Room 28Hea09Health indicators, local knowledge and African cultural pluralism: a call for research2
14:15Room 24His02Storytelling and Social Order in Africa2
14:15Room 22His14The past is present: African primary sources and cultural materials in the digital age2
14:15Room 21His29Morality and masculinity in eastern African times of connection and disruption (1800 - present)2
14:15Room 19Lang05Language and the political imagination: Connections and disruptions1
14:15Room 20Lang07Negotiating Linguistic Disruptions and Connections1
14:15Room 27Law02LGBT human rights in Africa: struggles and strategies2
14:15Room 11Pol04Refugees and the State in Africa2
14:15Room 09Pol11Relocating the state in rural Africa1
14:15Room 13Pol18The rural frontiers of Jihad: militant careers, political economies and network governance in West and Central Africa2
14:15Room 10Pol36Collective action in disruptive times: mobilizing against neoliberal politics1
14:15Room 12Pol37Civil Society Participation in Peace Initiatives of African Intergovernmental Organisations1
14:15Room 31Rel07Religion, citizenship and everyday practices in Africa1
14:15Room 29Soc04Education and African youth's 'return' mobilities1
14:15Room 30Soc10Epistemological legacies of empire: Interrogating Eurocentrism in African studies [Roundtable] [CLOSED]1
16:15Room 07Anth39Stories of a rural African working class1
16:15Room 05Anth50Troubling growth1
16:15Room 03Anth52African Studies Associations in Europe - a critical revision of aims and future challenges [Roundtable] [CLOSED]1
16:15Room 33Art02Breaking with the Past: Strategies of Disruption in South African Visual Arts in the Representation of a New Social Order.1
16:15Room 18Econ03The afterlife of development1
16:15Room 15Econ21Integration of peasantry into the Global Market: inconspicuous connections and opportunities on the fringes of large-scale investments1
16:15Room 26Env05Governing blue growth: maritime regimes and oceanic disruptions across African waters1
16:15Room 23His08School education and the shaping of colonial and independent states and societies (19th century-1970)1
16:15Room 20His32Mining, Urbanism and Globalised Trade in Antiquity and Contemporary Southern Africa1
16:15Room 19Lang09Connecting people through academic writing - how to bridge the gap? [Roundtable] [OPEN]1
16:15Room 12Pol03The inner life of African organizations: Innovative methods and approaches1
16:15Room 10Pol15Narratives of technological and infrastructure ruptures1
16:15Room 09Pol35Parties and organisational power: Understanding variation in party organisation and intra-party politics1
16:15Room 31Rel05Entanglements of informality and religion in African cities1
16:15Room 32Rel09Continuities or disruptions? The role(s) of women in African religions1
16:15Room 30Soc03Continuities and disruptions in urban land governance: the rise of the middle-class in Sub-Saharan Africa1
16:15Room 29Soc16Demographic dynamics in Africa: between continuity and rupture1

13 Jun, 2019

Start TimeRoomReferenceTitleNo. of sessions
08:45Room 04Anth02Hierarchies of knowledge production in academic collaborations between Africa and Europe - (Panel of the Association for the anthropology of social change and development - APAD-)2
08:45Room 03Anth14Rethinking Urban Theory from African Cities2
08:45Room 06Anth21Making a Living on & off the Road - Trucking and the Politics of Movement and Stoppage in Africa2
08:45Room 05Anth23Sexual and Reproductive Rights: conflicting narratives and the future of Gender in Africa2
08:45Room 08Anth34African LGBTQ Activisms: Queer Counter Narratives and Arts of Resistance2
08:45Room 07Anth36Aspiring Men: Disrupting the narrative of African masculinity in crisis2
08:45Room 02Anth40Photo archives: silence and blindness1
08:45Room 01Anth44Affective Connections and the Formation of New African Citizens1
08:45Room 32Art06"Boomerangs and Roots" - Rumba, Rap and Reggae as African or Afrodiasporic musics?1
08:45Room 33Art10African feminisms today: Connections and Disruptions2
08:45Room 17Econ06Disruptors in the financial markets: creating financial markets at the bottom of the pyramid2
08:45Room 18Econ08Regional integration in Africa and trade agreements2
08:45Room 14Econ11Non-existing public utilities that disrupt… and existing public utilities that are disrupted1
08:45Room 16Econ15Digital extractivism and data-driven development in Africa2
08:45Room 15Econ18Domestic investors in large-scale investments in agriculture and extractives: new perspectives on connections and disruptions1
08:45Room 26Env01Climate change as a vector of migration and conflict in Africa2
08:45Room 24Env12Taking the initiative in African cities: Grassroots responses to rapid and mismanaged urbanisation1
08:45Room 28Hea02The arts of dying and reviving institutions of health and well-being1
08:45Room 22His06Late-apartheid South Africa or the 'long transition', 1984-1994: moments of rupture and continuity1
08:45Room 23His09Labour and capital in African mineral production networks [CRG Resource Extraction in Africa]1
08:45Room 20His15Refugee camps in African history1
08:45Room 21His21Disruption and continuity in Cameroon: the Anglophone crisis1
08:45Room 25His31Rural Transformations in Sub-Saharan Africa - Histories of Future-Making1
08:45Room 19Lang12Turning Down the Heat: (Mis-) Representation of African Migration in the Media and the Role of Researchers [Roundtable] [CLOSED]1
08:45Room 27Law03Law in Africa: charting one's course of action in a field of multiple normative orders2
08:45Room 11Pol02Normative politics in Africa2
08:45Room 09Pol10The politics of dynasties in Africa1
08:45Room 10Pol12Social protests, 'dominant-party systems' and sociopolitical change1
08:45Room 12Pol33International security assistance in Africa: views beyond the policy [CRG Violent Conflict]2
08:45Room 13Pol40The politics of national narratives: Performing and challenging dominant ideas of the state in Africa2
08:45Room 31Rel10Religion and secularism in Africa: challenges to the political order2
08:45Room 29Soc05Epistemic Disruptions and Connections: Dialogues on Decoloniality in/and Feminist African Studies1
08:45Room 30Soc09'Innovation or Irrelevance'? An Analysis of New Strategies being used by African Trade Unions to Defend the Interests of Labour2
10:45Room 02Anth25Space infrastructures, science and technology in Africa1
10:45Room 01Anth46Decolonizing the academy in future Africa [Roundtable] [CLOSED]1
10:45Room 32Art03Diversifying the visual library: Photographic presentations and representations of the African continent1
10:45Room 14Econ13Financialization and premature de-industrialization in the African context1
10:45Room 15Econ30The politics of governing oil in Africa: rupture and continuity?2
10:45Room 25Env10Rural Transformations in Sub-Saharan Africa - Spaces of Future-Making3
10:45Room 28Hea06Madness in Africa: In Official, Everyday, & Vernacular Lives [sponsored by AFRICA: journal of the International African Institute]1
10:45Room 20His05The Vietnam War in Africa, 1963-19751
10:45Room 24His10From global history to globalization: Connections and disruptions in the African Indian Ocean [CRG Africa in the Indian Ocean]1
10:45Room 22His28Mobility and the struggle for citizenship in colonial Africa. Connecting knowledge and social mobility in colonial Africa1
10:45Room 21His33Knowledge contest: global development and local survival2
10:45Room 19Lang04Journals as bridge-builders? The politics of publishing and the challenges of disciplinary, geographic and linguistic boundaries (sponsored by the International African Institute)1
10:45Room 09Pol22Migration and inequality: the African migrant and access to public services1
10:45Room 10Pol41State Capture and its Consequences1
10:45Room 29Soc13Western citizens and African subjects?1
16:15Room 05Anth03Welfare, redistribution and new forms of the "public good" (Panel sponsored by Africa: Journal of the International African Institute)2
16:15Room 06Anth04Urban policing and production of the city2
16:15Room 06Anth12Continuities and disruptions in the home-making process of migration2
16:15Room 03Anth13Experiencing violent conflicts over the life course and across generations: connections and ruptures2
16:15Room 02Anth27The Transnational Politics and Materialities of LGBT 'Rescue' in Africa1
16:15Room 07Anth31Decolonising Africanist migration research? [CRG AMMODI]2
16:15Room 04Anth43Encountering Publics in African Cities: Embodied Research and Experiential Learning2
16:15Room 08Anth53Photographs as objects of affective connection and disruption2
16:15Room 33Art01Friends with benefits? - a critical reflection on patronage and artistic agency in the visual arts2
16:15Room 14Econ05Commodity Frontiers and Knowledge Regimes in Africa, 1800 to present1
16:15Room 18Econ09Inside a construction boom: politics, responsibility and the temporalities of urban development2
16:15Room 17Econ17Disrupting the wage: Post-work futures within and beyond Africa2
16:15Room 16Econ25Mining's Connective and Disruptive Effects on Human Settlement in Africa2
16:15Room 26Env14The Sahel in Turmoil: Political Instability, Resource Conflicts and Migration [CRG Drylands]1
16:15Room 25Env16The politics of life on the urban margins in South Africa1
16:15Room 28Hea04Circulation of biomedical knowledge and materiality between Africa and Asia1
16:15Room 24His03Alternative histories of decolonisation in Southern Africa2
16:15Room 23His17Connected decolonisations: networked approaches to anticolonial struggles in Africa, 1950s-80s2
16:15Room 22His20Who belongs to the new nations? Inclusion, expulsion and xenophobia in early post-independence West Africa (1957-1973)2
16:15Room 19Lang06Border Crossings and Identity2
16:15Room 27Law04Scrutiny of the main transitional justice laboratory: Africa2
16:15Room 09Pol24Political Orders in the Making: Cases from Inside and Across the Sahara [CRG ABORNE]1
16:15Room 11Pol27Playing to the crowd: performance and the politics of campaign rallies2
16:15Room 10Pol31Digital technologies and the politics of data in Africa1
16:15Room 12Pol34Political Settlements, Growth Coalitions, and Social Networks: Exploring the Role of Elites for State Trajectories1
16:15Room 13Pol42New frontiers of political economy in Southern Africa2
16:15Room 32Rel01Religious activism and disrupted social relations: exploring religion and alienation in Africa1
16:15Room 31Rel02Religion and progressive activism concerning gender and sexuality in Africa1
16:15Room 30Soc01Mozambique, disruptions and possibilities for the future1
16:15Room 29Soc15Foreign powers, journalism and the new scramble for Africa1
17:55Room 02Anth38Disruptions through deportations within Africa and beyond - Implications for local, (trans-)national connections and development1
17:55Room 33Art09Micro-Art: Subversion and Rupture in Literature, Visual and Plastic Arts1
17:55Room 15Econ26The United Nations in Africa, and Africa in the UN: Bureaucratic Wrangling, Translocal Negotiations, and the Politics of Expertise1
17:55Room 14Econ29Disrupting models? "New" Global Players and the Politics of Development in post-Washington Consensus Africa1
17:55Room 26Env15African drylands facing change: interdisciplinary research on climate change, food insecurity, political instability [CRG Drylands] [Roundtable] [CLOSED]1
17:55Room 28Hea05(Dis)connecting healthcare from the bottom up: digital improvisation, creativity and disruption1
17:55Room 20Lang10"Who do we write our research for?" Sharing reflections on decolonising engagement and access to research outputs in the field of African studies1
17:55Room 12Pol16Who are African politicians?1
17:55Room 09Pol21Decolonization and pedagogy - disruptions and connections in the classroom1
17:55Room 10Pol25Urban governments coping with the New Urban Agenda: connections and disruptions1
17:55Room 31Rel08Religious organizations as moral agents in urban Africa1
17:55Room 30Soc02New surplus populations in Africa: Ruptures and continuities in rural transitions1
17:55Room 29Soc11Pastoralists' formal and non formal education, between preservation of cultural heritage and needs for opening up to a globalized world.1

14 Jun, 2019

Start TimeRoomReferenceTitleNo. of sessions
08:45Room 01Anth01Multiple African anthropocenes: universal concepts, local manifestations2
08:45Room 04Anth15Cryptopolitics: Exposure, Concealment, and Digital Media2
08:45Room 06Anth16Contesting Legitimacy in Africa: Accountability, transparency and responsibility2
08:45Room 05Anth20Pan African Identities in regards to aesthetic phenomena2
08:45Room 02Anth30Business at work: new ethnographies of private sector dynamics in Africa2
08:45Room 07Anth33Intimate relationships, marriage, and social change in southern Africa2
08:45Room 08Anth51Kinship ties and networks on the move: strategies for mobility2
08:45Room 32Art04Yorùbá culture and music as connections, identity formation and disruptions among African Americans2
08:45Room 33Art11Reconnecting African Art and Artefacts2
08:45Room 16Econ01Non-state investments in natural resources extraction from Asian entrepreneurs in Sub-Saharan Africa: Assessing their transformative and their disruptive effects at the local level1
08:45Room 15Econ07Towards new hegemonies? The role of new actors in African development cooperation2
08:45Room 17Econ10Africa's enchantment with large-scale infrastructure projects - Imperial aspirations re- or undone?2
08:45Room 16Econ23"Land Grabbing" and Political economy of investments in export horticulture in Africa1
08:45Room 18Econ27Changing Structural Conditions in the Periphery: African Connections and Disruptions within the Global Economy (Towards Samir Amin's festschrift)2
08:45Room 25Env04Spatial Theory and African Urban Studies2
08:45Room 26Env07New trends, patterns and dynamics of conflict in Africa: Exploring the rise in conflicts between farmers and pastoralists2
08:45Room 28Hea08Disrupted Minds: Precarity, Politics and Psychiatry in Africa1
08:45Room 23His11De la colonisation comme vestibule de la société du risque: perturbations et ruptures dans la perception et la gestion des catastrophes dans la société traditionnelle.1
08:45Room 24His13Transport and Travel - Connections and Disruptions1
08:45Room 21His16Shaping hearts and minds : African elites' training from the colonial era to the present2
08:45Room 22His22What remains of labour: the changing and unchanging working realms of African societies2
08:45Room 20Lang01Connections and disruptions: a sociolinguistic perspective2
08:45Room 19Lang03Literary Activism in Twenty-First Century Africa: Networks, Commons and Publics2
08:45Room 27Law06Legal Bureaucracies: connection and disruption in and beyond the state1
08:45Room 12Pol01Studying China-Africa: new themes, new research trends, old problems2
08:45Room 09Pol13Women's voices in politics and sexuality in Africa2
08:45Room 13Pol14Regime change, democratic experiments and trends in succession politics in Africa2
08:45Room 11Pol26Democratic and autocratic disruptions1
08:45Room 10Pol43The politics of funding knowledge production in Africa1
08:45Room 31Rel04Gathering and separating in the name of god? Instrumentalization of religious rights in contemporary Africa2
08:45Room 30Soc06It Is Not About Housing (Only)! Affordable Housing Policies and the Resettlement of Informal Settlements1
08:45Room 29Soc07Disruptions in primary school education in Africa2
10:45Room 28Hea10Population control reloaded: the anti-politics of the family planning enterprise1
10:45Room 23His07Pan-Africanism between Unity and Divergence (1950-60s)1
10:45Room 24His18Paving roads over well-trodden paths? The (dis-)use of everyday infrastructure from pre- to post-colonial Africa, 1800s to present1
10:45Room 27Law05Courts, Politics and African Democracy1
10:45Room 11Pol23Emergenc(i)es: Disruptive events and their consequences in African politics1
10:45Room 10Pol44Race and Racial Relations: Africa and Beyond1
10:45Room 30Soc14Deepening connections among critical change makers in Africa: Experiences from the Mastercard Foundation Scholars Program1