The 5th Annual IOWC Graduate Interdisciplinary Conference on Africa

26 April/avril 2012

Program/Programme


09h30-10h00 Registration, Coffee
10h00-10h15 Welcome address by member of the Organizing Committee
10h15-12h00 Chair/Modérateur Prof. Gwyn Campbell
IOWC/Department of History, McGill University
10h15-10h50 "Mau Mau Historiography Re-Considered: The Need for a Generational Analysis of the Mau Mau Uprising" Erin Bell, PhD Candidate, Department of History, McGill University
10h50-11h25 "Invisible Children: Silent Contributors to Africa’s Economic History (1854 to present)" Ifeyinwa Mbakogu, PhD Candidate, School of Social Work, McGill University
11h25-12h00 "Food Insecurity and the Transition to Independence in the Sudan, 1940-1970" Steven Serels, PhD Candidate, Department of History, McGill University
12h00-12h30Lunch Break
12h30–13h40 Chair/Modérateur Dr. Rashed Chowdhury IOWC, McGill University
12h30-13h05"Insurgent 'Justice': Al-Shabab’s Conception of Law & Order in Somalia" Christopher Anzalone, PhD Candidate, Institute of Islamic Studies, McGill University
13h05-13h40 "The Structural Dilemmas of the 2005 Comprehensive Peace Agreement and State Failure in South Sudan" Alicia Elaine Luedke, MA Candidate, Department of Political Science, University of British Columbia
13h40–14h50 Chair/Modérateur Dr. Hideaki Suzuki IOWC, McGill University
13h40-14h40 "Black and Professional in 19th Century Cape Colony: Jotello Festiri Soga (1865-1906) " Facil Tesfaye, PhD Candidate, Department of History, McGill University
14h10-14h40 "Race and Censorship of the Press in Late Ottoman Izmir (1906)" Michael Ferguson, PhD Candidate, Department of History, McGill University
14h40-14h50Closing remarks by Prof. Gwyn Campbell, IOWC Director
15h00Reception