POLIS academics present at fifth European Conference on African Studies
Dr Alex Beresford, Engle Cesnulyte, Professor Gordon Crawford and Dr Jörg Wiegratz all presented at this bi-annual conference in Lisbon, Portugal.
Organised by the Centro de Estudos Africanos - Instituto Universitário de Lisboa on behalf of AEGIS, the theme for this years conference was ‘African Dynamics in a Multipolar World’.
POLIS academics presented the following papers:
Dr Alex Beresford: ‘South African solutions for Africa's problems? Pretoria's response to UNSC Resolution 1973’
Egle Cesnulyte: ‘'It’s not easy in Kenya by the way’: global economy, local realities and gender dynamics’
Prof Gordon Crawford and Dr Nana Akua Anyidoho ‘Leveraging global linkages for local rights advocacy: WACAM and transnational mining corporations in Ghana’
Dr Jörg Wiegratz ‘Moral economies of neoliberalism in Africa: the case of economic fraud
Further information about the conference can be found online.