Upcoming events during 2017
- Public seminar: Regulations for Fairer Mining in African Countries
With Nneoma Veronica Nwogu, Senior Counsel at the World Bank Group and AMLA Team Lead
Chair: Patience Mususa, Senior Researcher at the Nordic Africa Institute
No registration, open to all. Welcome!
Africa Mining Legislation Atlas (AMLA), aligned with the African Union’s Africa Mining Vision was set up to gather data on the legislative and regulatory context of mining in Africa. Covering 53 mining codes on the continent.
Venue: Protea conference room, The Nordic Africa Institute, Villavägen 6, Uppsala
- Vi är alla Afrikaner
Välkomna att lyssna till författaren Lasse Berg som pratar om sina Kalahari-böcker från ett afrikanskt perspektiv på Nordiska Afrikainstitutets bibliotek.
Ett samarrangemang med Afrikagrupperna Uppsala. På svenska. (In Swedish.)
- Research and policy dialogue: Africa's urban future
The meeting brings together policy makers, researchers, Africa specialists, local authority representatives, civil society and the private sector to raise attention to rapidly urbanising African continent, its challenges and possibilities, and to explore Nordic collaboration and engagement with Africa’s urbanisation. The conference is in form of four workshops and two key note speeches.
Venue: Porthania, Yliopistonkatu 3, Helsinki, Finland
- Symposium: Enfranchising the African Diaspora
Call for papers
Abstracts of not more than 300 words should be sent to Victor Adetula at , and Senayon Olaoluwa at , no later than 31 March 2017.
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The turn of the 21st century coincided with the conceptual and experiential revolution of discourses that were previously on the margins of critical attention. In the formerly colonized societies and developing nations generally, the significance and potential of Diaspora as a discursive category took an unprecedented and decisive turn; not least because Diaspora's relevance could no longer be undermined in the rendition of development of nation states and regions.