Africa Research Day, 29 April, Brunei Gallery, SOAS

Posted: April 18, 2013 by zm2vpd in Uncategorized

 

Africa Research Day 2013

 

University of London

 

Brunei Gallery Lecture Theatre, SOAS

 

Monday 29 April 2013

 

PROGRAMME

 

9:00-9:20 REGISTRATION

 

9:20-9.30 INTRODUCTION

 

9:30-9:45 Opening Address:

 

 

Professor Richard Fardon, Head of Doctoral

School, SOAS-University of London

 

 

9:45-11:15 Panel 1:

 

 

Interdisciplinary research in Development contexts

Chair: tbc

 

·

Christian Laheji (LSE, Anthropology):

Punishment

rationales and Islamic revival in northern Mozambique

 

 

·

Janna Miletzki (LSE, Human Geography):

Effect of

current refugee policies in Tanzania

 

 

·

Kevin Deane (SOAS, Economics):

Exploring the

relationship between population mobility and HIV risk:

 

Insights from interdisciplinary PhD fieldwork in

 

Tanzania

 

 

·

 

Pritish Behuria (SOAS, Development Studies):

 

Invoking ‘Anti-Discipline’: Snowballing and Stumbling

through Fieldwork in Rwanda

 

11:15-11:30 TEA BREAK

 

11:30-1pm Panel 2:

 

 

Researching Violence and Personal Narratives

Chair: Dr Zoe Marriage, Development studies, SOAS

 

·

Donald Kuira Maingi (Birkbeck, History):

Kenyatta’s

Narrative After Kenya’s Elections 2013

 

 

·

Gauthier Marchais (LSE):

The importance of honesty,

humour and friendship in doing research in Conflict

 

zones (Eastern Congo)

 

 

·

Samer Abdelnour (LSE, Management):

‘Stoves

Reduce Rape’: Darfur Advocacy and the Global Panacea

 

 

·

 

Pamela Nzabampema (Bradford, Peace, Security &

Development):

 

 

 

Access to Justice and Security in South

Kivu: Ethical Dilemmas & Practical Issues of

 

Researching in a Conflict-prone Environment

 

 

 

1pm-2pm LUNCH

 

2pm-3pm Panel 3:

 

 

Research Methods: Music & Ethnography

Chair: Siham Rayale (PhD student, SOAS)

 

·

Cecile Bushidi (SOAS, History):

Researching Dance in

Africa: ethics, constraints and possiblities

 

 

·

 

Gemma Jones (LHSTM, Anthropologies of African

Biosciences):

 

 

 

Hustling in the village: rural

predictabilities, tensions and the flow of life in Western

 

Kenya.

 

 

 

3pm-3:15pm Closing Remarks

 

The event is open to all University of London Research students as well as any other

member of staff. For more information and RSVP contact:

 

 

africaresearch@soas.ac.uk

 

 

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