7th Pécs African Studies Conference

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7th Pécs African Studies Conference between 05.19th and 20th at PTE International Seasons

 

You can join online:
or on-site (you need to register for that.)
Registration deadline: 18th May 2022.
19 May
09:30 – 10:00 Onsite registration (Library and Knowledge Centre (Tudásközpont),
University of Pécs, Universitas utca 2/A.)
10:00 – 10:30 Welcome addresses (1st floor, Conference Hall)
10:30 – 11:15 Keynote lecture / Ian Taylor Memorial Lecture:
Dr. Tim Zajontz (DE), ‘Global Africa’ in the emerging post-pandemic world order
followed by a Q&A until 11:30
11:30 – 12:50 Panel 1
Chair: István Tarrósy (HU)
Governance and Political Perspectives
11:30 – 11:45 Mohamed Salih (SD-NL), State Power Abuse and Governance deficit During COVID-19? Prospects for Post-COVID-19 Development Practice
11:45 – 12:00 Hajer Trabelsi (TN), Post-COVID Africa : A Tale of Challenges and
Opportunities
12:00 – 12:15 László Csicsmann (HU), Arab Spring 2.0 in North Africa. The Impact of the Pandemic on the Political Transformation Process
12:15 – 12:30 István Tarrósy (HU), Tanzanian Political Communication During and After the Pandemic
12:30 – 12:50 Q&A debate
12:50 – 14:00 buffet lunch
14:00 – 15:00 Panel 2
Chair: György Iván Neszmélyi (HU)
Human Security Perspectives
14:00 – 14:15 Rashed Daher (EG-HU), Food Security in the Middle East in the Shadow of the War in Ukraine
14:15 – 14:30 Amadou Liman Boukari (NE), The Impacts Caused by COVID-19 in the Movement of People and Their Property in the Liptako-Gourma Area, 2020-22
14:30 – 14:45 Dániel Solymári (HU) & Ráhel Czirják (HU), Comprehensive Research Study in Nairobi’s Largest Slum
14:45 – 15:00 Q&A debate
15:00 – 16:00 Panel 3
Chair: Viktor Marsai (HU)
Historical Perspectives
15:00 – 15:15 Marcia Schenck (DE), Aiding Freedom Fighters? The Organization of African Unity’s refugee Convention of 1969 in the Making
15:15 – 15:30 Gábor Búr (HU), Timur and His Squad: The Wagner Group in Africa
15:30 – 15:45 Diana Sfetlana Stoica (RO), Decoloniality in Danger or Boosted? A Critical Perspective on ECOWAS Actions in the Post-COVID Perspective
15:45 – 16:00 Ádám Mayer (HU), The Reception of Hungarian and Eastern European Economic Theory in Cold War Era Nigeria
16:00 – 16:15 Q&A debate
16:15 – 16:30 coffee break
16:30 – 18:15 Panel 4
Chair: Dániel Solymári (HU)
Trade, Security and Development Perspectives
16:30 – 16:45 Ágnes Zsuzsa Hrabovszki (HU) & György Iván Neszmélyi (HU),
Terrorism on the Rise – What Can WCA Countries Do to Combat Difficulties with International Trade
16:45 – 17:00 Viktor Marsai (HU), From South-Asia to Africa – The Conceptual Framework of the Deployment of the Hungarian Defense Forces in the Sahel
17:00 – 17:15 Balázs Szent-Iványi (UK-HU), Practicing What They Preach? Development NGOs and the EU’s Emergency Trust Fund for Africa
17:15 – 17:30 Zsolt Molnár (HU), International Volunteering’s Role and Responsibility in Humanitarian Development in Africa
17:30 – 17:45 Beáta Paragi (HU), Hungary Helps in Africa
17:45 – 18:15 Q&A debate
18:30 Conversation with Nigerian poet Remi Raji
Facebook event: https://fb.me/e/5sEM0JfyJ
20 May
09:00 – 10:00 Panel 5
Chair: István Tarrósy (HU)
Peace, Migration and New Partners Perspectives
09:00 – 09:15 Zoltán Vörös (HU), China’s Participation in the United Nations Mission in South Sudan
09:15 – 09:30 Katerina Zenkova Rudincova (CZ), Somaliland in Searching for New Partners
09:30 – 09:45 Ahmed Abduletif Abdulkadr (ETH) & Mekonnen Sharew Tebeje (ETH), Protective Frameworks and Their Effects on the Socio-Economy of Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in Ethiopia: The Case of the Afar Region
09:45 – 10:00 Q&A debate
10:00 – 12:00 Panel 6
Chair: Zoltán Vörös (HU)
Climate, Sustainability, Inclusion, Migration – Kenyan, Ethiopian and Ghanian Perspectives
10:00 – 10:15 Gabriella Hideg (HU), Cultural Adaptation of International Sportsmanship in Kenya
10:15 – 10:30 Alice Wakio Mwangeka (KE), Determination of Causes of Home-Based Deliveries Among Expectant Women in Taita Taveta County, Kenya
10:30 – 10:45 Norman Kiogora (KE) & Fridah Kiambati (KE), Inclusivity of Persons with Disabilities in Kenya Socio-Economic Processes: Legal Framework and Its Implementation Status
10:45 – 11:00 Klaudia Tóth (HU), What Does Climate Change Mean for Sub-Saharan
Africa?
11:00 – 11:15 Áron Vaskó (HU) & György Iván Neszmélyi (HU), Challenges of
Sustainable Economy in Northern Ghana Focusing on the Impacts of Seed Trade on the Decline of Indigenous Crops
11:15 – 11:30 Solomon M. Gofie (ETH), The “Management” of Outmigration and the Dynamics of Extra-Regional Involvement in the Horn of Africa
11:30 – 12:00 Q&A debate
12:00 – 12:15 Closing remarks
12:15 – 13:00 buffet lunch
21:00– Afro Groovy Party
Szabadkikötő (7626 Pécs, Király utca 64.)
Facebook event: https://fb.me/e/1HZyljb3S
Organiser: PTE International Centre

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