Northwestern Events Calendar

Mar
8
2017

Democracy and Insecurity in Africa Conference

When: Wednesday, March 8, 2017
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM  

Where: University of Chicago, Institute of Politics, Living Room, 5707 S Woodlawn Ave, Chicago, IL 60637

Audience: Faculty/Staff - Student - Public - Post Docs/Docs - Graduate Students

Contact: Program of African Studies   847.491.7323

Group: Program of African Studies

Category: Lectures & Meetings

Description:

Event Details

Tuesday, March 7

11:00am – 1:45pm
Attahiru Jega and Nigerian Electoral Democracy
Presiding: Sara Monoson (Political Science, Northwestern University)
Responding: Will Reno (Political Science, Northwestern University)
Rachel Riedl (Political Science, Northwestern University)
Marina Henke (Political Science, Northwestern University)
Moses Khisa (Political Science, Northwestern University)
Guild Hall, Northwestern University, Evanston

2:00pm – 4:00pm
African Labyrinths: Corruption, Democracy, and Insecurity
Presenting: Wale Adebanwi (African American and African Studies, University of
California, Davis)
Responding: John Campbell (Ralph Bunche senior fellow for Africa policy studies,
Council on Foreign Relations)
Attahiru Jega (Political Science, Visiting Scholar at Oxford University)
Juliet Sorensen (Law, Northwestern University)
Chambers Hall, Northwestern University
Transportation Center Reception follows

5:30pm – 7:15pm
Democracy and Insecurity in Africa: Ghana, Nigeria, and South Africa
John Campbell (Ralph Bunche senior fellow for Africa policy studies, Council on Foreign Relations)
Attahiru Jega (Political Science, Visiting Scholar at Oxford University)
Funmi Olopade (Assoc. Dean, Public Health and Dir., Center of Global Health, University of Chicago)
Moderator: Richard Joseph (Political Science, Northwestern University)
Chicago Council on Global Affairs

Wednesday, March 8

Noon - 2pm
Democracy in Africa: Progress and Retreat
Wale Adebanwi (African American and African Studies, University of California, Davis)
John Campbell (Ralph Bunche senior fellow for Africa policy studies, Council on Foreign Relations)
Attahiru Jega (Political Science, Visiting Scholar at Oxford University)
Moderator: Richard Joseph (Political Science, Northwestern University)
Institute of Politics, University of Chicago

Sponsored by: Chicago Council on Global Affairs; Center for International Human Rights (Pritzker Law School); Center for Global Health and Institute of Politics (University of Chicago); Transportation Center, Department of Political Science, and Program of African Studies (Northwestern University); and the MacArthur Foundation

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