Guide to Politics & Law at the ASA Conference

Jan 01, 2000
Race and Ethnicity

11/17, 3:00-5:00

Ethnicity, the Economy, and the Media in the Development of Democracies

Roundtable: Institutional Rebuilding in the Mano River Sub-Region

11/18, 3:15-5:15

Making and Unmaking Ethnicities in Eastern and Southern Africa

The Politics of Identity Formation

Transition Processes

11/17, 3:00-5:00

Political Continuity and Political Change in Kenya, 1940-2004

Power, Leadership, and Change

11/18, 8:30-10:30

Roundtable: Problems of State Reconstruction

The Special Court and the Sierra Leone Truth Commission: Routes to Justice and Reconciliation?

11/19, 9:00-11:00

From Movement to Party: The Challenges of Establishing Viable Party Systems in Africa

11/19, 11:15-1:15

Democratic and Legal Transformation in Africa: An Exploration of the Linkages

11/20, 11:15-1:15

Political and Economic Consequences of the Democratic Transition in Africa

Roundtable: Nigeria's Fourth Republic: Consolidation or Crisis?

Citizenship and Migration?

11/17, 12:45-2:45

Global Flows, Local Tensions: Material and Ideological Negotiations of Disability

11/18, 3:15-5:15

Refugee and Immigration Policy in Africa and the Diaspora

11/20, 9:00-11:00

Rethinking Citizenship in Africa

11/20, 11:15-1:15

Roundtable: The Political Imagination in Africa and the Black Diaspora

Elections and Governance

11/18, 8:30-10:30

Roundtable: Governance and African Human Security: Public and Private Provision of Social Public Goods

11/18, 10:45-12:45

What Ghanaians Mean When They Vote: National Campaigns, Local Dynamics, and the 2004 Polls

Elections, Party Formation, and the Transition to Democracy

11/18, 1:00-3:00

The Effects of Regime Types, Electoral Quality, and Freedom of Speech on State Capacity in Africa

11/18, 3:15-5:15

Democracy, Power Struggles, and Civil Society in Africa

Elections and Conflict Resolutions

11/19, 3:00-5:00

Roundtable: French Gazes on African Politics, 2004-2005


11/18, 8:30-10:30

The Politics of Land: Flexibility and Change within African Systems of Land Tenure, Part I

11/18, 10:45-12:45

The Politics of Land: Flexibility and Change within African Systems of Land Tenure, Part II

11/19, 9:00-11:00

Land and Boundaries: Politics, Resources, and Management

Land: Scarcity, Tenure, and Reform

11/20, 11:15-1:15

Is Settling Good for Pastoralists? Health, Economic, and Political Consequences in Northern Kenya

Human Rights

11/18, 1:00-3:00

Prisons and Prisoners: Historical and Contemporary Perspectives

African Advocacy Organizations and Contemporary Challenges

11/19, 9:00-11:00

Roundtable: Democracy, Human Rights, and the Health of the African Body/Politic

11/19, 3:00-5:00

Defining Human Rights and the Moral Basis of Citizenship and Health

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