Agenda 21 - 27 Oktober 2018

Dinsdag 23 Oktober

Nederland, Leiden - Poortgebouw - Lezing en debat
What Future for the Sahel? Institutions, religion, mobility and (geo)politics in Sahelian Africa
Dinsdag 23 Oktober 2018 10:45 - 17:00

The objective of this meeting is, for a mixed audience of academics, students, journalists, policy makers and NGO employees, to provide insight into the background of the continuing crisis in the Sahel from different perspectives. The meeting will consist of four to five moderated 30-minute presentations, with Q&A sessions, to be followed by a Round Table discussion. Confirmed speakers: Prof. dr. Mirjam de Bruijn; Prof. dr. Han van Dijk; Sergei Boeke; Modibo Galy Cissé; Dr. Mamadou Bodian. Registration required. Jointly organized with the Sahel Research Group, University of Florida.  Location: Small conference room, Poortgebouw Zuid, Rijnsburgerweg 10 Leiden


Nederland, Wageningen - Auditorium Wageningen - Lezing en debat
PhD defence: Farmers in the Lead. Assessing effectiveness of participatory experimentation in Tigray, Northern Ethiopia
Dinsdag 23 Oktober 2018 16:00 - 17:30

Title: Farmers in the Lead. Assessing effectiveness of participatory experimentation in Tigray, Northern Ethiopia. PhD candidate: mr. RGM (Richard) Kraaijvanger. Promotor: C (Cees) Leeuwis. Co-promotor: CJM (Conny) Almekinders & Promotor: prof. dr. A Veldkamp. Organisation: Wageningen University, Knowledge Technology and Innovation


Vrijdag 26 Oktober

Nederland, Leiden - ASC - Lezing en debat
Workshop: Words in Action? Exploring Local Perceptions of Persuasion and Propaganda as Verbal Performances in Africa
Vrijdag 26 Oktober 2018 10:00 - 12:30

This workshop is organized by the ASCL's Collaborative Research Group Collaboration and Contestation in Words: Dialogues in African Social Realities. There will be two plenary lectures. Lecture by Harri Englund: Free Speech and the Untranslatable: Homophobic Poetry from Malawi. Lecture by Adriaan van Klinken: “Homophobia is un-African and un-Christian”: Emerging Kenyan, Christian and Queer Counter-Narratives and Arts of Resistance. Please register for the workshop before 20 October by sending an e-mail to: Loes Oudenhuijsen.