Programme

Wednesday 19 September
16:00 Pre-registration
Venue: The Nordic Africa Institute, Villavägen 6, Uppsala
18:00 - 19:00 Welcome reception and mingle in the library of the Nordic Africa Institute
Thursday 20 September - Venue: Uppsala University building, Biskopsgatan 3, Uppsala
08:00 - 09:00 Registration of participants
9:00 Panel session 1
10:30 Coffee break
10:45 Welcome from the NAD 2018 Organisers

Keynote address: 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 Short break
14:40

Roundtable on the Mediterranean Crisis incl Coffee break with Moroccan specialities

Panel session 3

16:10 Coffee break
16:30 Panel session 4
18.00 - 19:00 Book launches, special events, mingle
19:30 - 22:30 Conference dinner at Norrlands Nation, Västra Ågatan 14, Uppsala
Friday 21 September - Venue: Uppsala University building, Biskopsgatan 3, Uppsala
9:00 Panel session 5
10:30 Coffee break
11:00 Keynote address: 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 6
14:30 Short break
14:40

Roundtable on Decolonisation and Social Media

Panel session 7

16:10 Coffee break
16:30 - 18:00 Panel session 8
18:00

Film screening “Medan vi lever” / “While we live”
With opening address by Dani Kouyate, film director from Burkina Faso.
Co-arranged with Vänskapsgruppen för afrikansk film.

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