Council for the Development of Social Science Research in Africa
Conseil pour le développement de la recherche en sciences sociales en Afrique
Conselho para o Desenvolvimento da Pesquisa em Ciências Sociais em África
مجلس تنمية البحوث الإجتماعية في أفريقيا


The Changing Political Economy of Afro-Arab Relations

(12–23 March , 2012, Rabat, Morocco)

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Inaugural Session , co-organised by CODESRIA, SEPHIS and the Institute of African Studies of Mohamed V University-Souissi, Rabat

The inaugural session of the Institute, which will be held at the Institute of African Studies of Mohamed V University-Souissi, Rabat, focuses on the changing political economy of Afro-Arab Relations as a point of departure. The inaugural session of the Institute will focus on the changing political economy of Afro-Arab Relations as a point of departure. Up to 10 fellows drawn from across Africa and the Arab World, and from the African and Arab Diaspora, and from different disciplinary backgrounds, will be invited to participate in the session. The session will be convened and led by a Director designated by CODESRIA and SEPHIS to offer intellectual leadership and coordinate the output of the fellows into a joint SEPHIS-CODESRIA publication.

Among the sub-themes of The Changing Political Economy of Afro-Arab Relations around which reflection is organized are the following:

- a. Colonialism
- b. Post-colonial Nationalisms
- c. The Spirit of Non-Alignment and Bandung
- d. The Political Economy of the Nile
- e. African and Arab States in the Global Oil Politics
- f. Trade and Investments
- g. Regionalisms
- h. State and Human Security Challenges in Africa and the Arab World
- i. The Structural Transformation of the Public Sphere and the Promise of Democracy in Africa and the Arab World




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