Upcoming events during 2018
- Amos Tutuola and the Gendering of Peace in Africa - Claude Ake Memorial Lecture 2018
Welcome to a lecture exploring the work of Nigerian-born author Amos Tutuola (1920-1997) and how it can enhance our understanding of gender and peacebuilding in Africa. Entering his world where human and non-human characters change and interchange, allows scholars and practitioners to see peacebuilding as organic and grounded in local knowledge.
Heidi Hudson is professor of international relations, University of the Free State, Bloemfontein, South Africa, and the 2018 Claude Ake Visiting Chair.
The lecture is a co-arrangement between the Nordic Africa Institute and Uppsala University Departement of Peace and Conflict. It is open to all, no need to register. Welcome!
- Bokvisning i NAIs bibliotek | Book display in the NAI library
Öppet för alla. Botanisera blandoch ta lite fika.
Open to all. Browse the and have som coffee/tea and cake.
- Gendered Institutions and Women’s Political Representation in Africa
The Nordic Africa Institute invites researchers and practitioners toaiming to put a spotlight on African experiences and lessons learnt about women who made it into politics. The workshop explores why men are overrepresented in politics in many countries and aims to bring about change based on new knowledge on institutional barriers. The deadline for the abstracts of papers is 15 October 2018.