Programmes

This covers the category of lectures, round-tables and podcasts

Africa and Global Far-Right Politics

Preamble The recent rise in the legitimacy of far-right inclined movements within several national polities has impacted the landscape of political dynamics across different regions of the world. The increase in the support base for National Rally’s Marine Le Pen during the past presidential elections in France is evidence that even the most acclaimed republican…

Thin Sympathy: A Strategy to Thicken Transitional Justice – Prof. Joanna Quinn

Book: Thin Sympathy: A Strategy to Thicken Transitional Justice Author: Prof Joanna Quinn, Director  and Graduate Chair,   Centre for Transitional Justice and Post Conflict Reconstruction, Western University, Ontario, Canada Discussants: Dr Eric Wiebelhaus-Brahm, Associate Professor, School of Public Affairs, University of Arkansas at Little Rock, USA Prof. Elisabeth King, Professor of International Education and Politics,…

Negotiating Patriarchy & Gender in Africa – Prof. Egodi Uchendu & Ngozi Edeagu

Book: Negotiating Patriarchy and Gender in Africa  Editors: Prof Egodi Uchendu, University of Nigeria, Nigeria; Ngozi Edeagu, University of Bayreuth, Germany Discussants: Prof Kehbuma Langmia, Howard University, USA Prof Gloria M T Emezue, Alex Ekwueme Federal University, Nigeria Video link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jaJdTVf9slc

Rehumanising our Globe as a Sustainable Solution to the Russia-Ukraine Crisis

Preamble The declaration of a peacekeeping mission by the Russian President Vladimir Putin on February 22, to honour the agreement between his country and the secessionist regions in Eastern Ukraine – Donetsk and Luhansk, confirmed the earlier intelligence reports from the United States (US) and its Western Allies to the UN Security Council (UNSC) about…