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

Africa in the New Millennium

10th CODESRIA General Assembly:

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The Council for the Development of Social Science Research in Africa (CODESRIA) is pleased to announce its 10th General Assembly which is coming up in Kampala, Uganda, from 8 – 12 December, 2002. The Assembly, Africa’s biggest triennial gathering of scholars actively involved in social research, will be held under the broad theme: Africa in the New Millennium. Among the sub-themes around which scientific sessions will be organised are:

- Higher Education in Africa: Crises, Reform, and Transformation;
- Academic Freedom in Africa: The Kampala Declaration Revisited;
- Health, Politics and Society in Contemporary Africa;
- Reforming the African Public Sector: Retrospect and Prospect;
- The Changing Political Economy of Land in Africa;
- Colonialism, Customary Law and Post-Colonial State and Society;
- Africa and the Challenges of Globalisation in Africa;
- Continuity and Change in African International Relations;
- The Popular Arts, Identity and Culture in Contemporary Africa;
- Conflict and Reconstruction in Africa;
- State, Political Identity and Political Violence;
- Political Pluralism and the Management of Diversity;
- Re-thinking (African) Development;
- Africa Beyond Structural Adjustment;
- Migration Dynamics and Changing Rural-Urban Linkages;
- New Regionalist Impulses in Africa;
- The African Diaspora and Diaspora Linkages.

December 30 2002