Nordic Africa Days 2018


This is a tentative programme. The full programme will be available early August.

Wednesday 19 September
16:00 Pre-registration
Venue: The Nordic Africa Institute Library, Villavägen 6, Uppsala
18:00 Welcome reception and mingle
Thursday 20 September
9:00 Panel session 1
10:30 Coffee break
10:45 Key Note 1: Kah Walla
Kah Walla, political leader, social activist and entrepreneur from Cameroon, is president of the Cameroon Gender and Development Network, and founder of Cameroon Ô’Bosso, a citizenship movement to help the grassroots organize to defend its interests.
12:00 Lunch
13:00 Panel session 2
14:30 Roundtable on the Mediterranean Crisis
15:30 Coffee break with Moroccan specialties
Compliments of the Embassy of the Kingdom of Morocco in Sweden
16:00 Panel session 3
17.30 Book launches, special events (tbc)
19:00 Conference dinner
Friday 21 September
9:00 Panel session 4
10:30 Coffee break
11:00 Key Note 2: Francis Nyamnjoh

Francis Nyamnjoh, professor of anthropology at University of Cape Town, South Africa, has written extensively on issues as diverse as democratization, ethnicity and regionalism in Africa, globalization, and the role and place of the media in Africa.

12:00 Lunch
13:00 Panel session 5
14:30 Roundtable on Decolonisation and Social Media
15:30 Coffee break
16:00 Panel session 6 (tbc)
18:00 Film screening “Medan vi lever”
With opening address by Dani Kouyate, film director from Burkina Faso
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