Africa Events

Webcast

Living With Fear

August 21, 2008 // 10:00am11:30am
Africa Program
The Africa Program of the Wilson Center and the International Center for Transitional Justice (ICTJ) are pleased to invite you to a presentation of the report, "Living with Fear: A Population-Based Survey on Attitudes about Peace, Justice and Social Reconstruction in Eastern Democratic Republic of Congo," written in conjunction with the Berkeley-Tulane Initiative on Vulnerable Populations.

Why Rebels Collide: Factionalism and Fragmentation in African Insurgencies

August 19, 2008 // 10:00am11:30am
Africa Program
Michael Woldemariam, one of the 2008 Africanist Doctoral Fellows at the Africa Program of the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, will present his doctoral research project on August 19th, 2008. His dissertation is titled Why Rebels Collide: Factionalism and Fragmentation in African Insurgencies.
Webcast

Producing Informality in a Post-Apartheid Township

August 14, 2008 // 10:00am11:30am
Africa Program
Theodore Powers, one of the 2008 Africanist Doctoral Fellows at the Africa Program of the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, presents his doctoral research project on August 14th, 2008. His dissertation is titled Producing Informality in a Post-Apartheid Township, and represents an investigation into the relationship between HIV/AIDS, social development and informal urban settlements in South Africa.

From Victim to Citizen: Exploring the Social Role of Young People in Post-Conflict Settings

August 04, 2008 // 10:00am11:30am
Africa Program
Ms. Julie Guyot, an Africanist Doctoral Fellow at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars and a doctoral candidate at the Howard University School of Social Work, presents her research on the role of ex-combatants in post-conflict settings in Africa.
Webcast

Strengthening Health Systems To Reach the Poor

July 15, 2008 // 12:00pm2:00pm
Environmental Change and Security Program
As part of a larger governance framework, health care systems can begin to remove some of the layers of neglect, abuse, and exclusion that prevent the poor from receiving equal care, public health experts explain.

South African Film Festival

July 01, 2008 // 3:00pm5:00pm
Africa Program
The Africa Program and the Embassy of South Africa present South African Film Festival, a three-part summer film series.

Township Opera

July 01, 2008 // 3:00pm4:00pm
Africa Program
The documentary, Township Opera, directed by Anthony Fabian, explores the Spier Music Festival in Cape Town, South Africa. Established in summer 1996, the Spier Arts Festivals are a celebration of African excellence in the performing arts.
Webcast

Washington, DC Launch of Africa: Atlas of Our Changing Environment

July 01, 2008 // 1:00pm2:00pm
Environmental Change and Security Program
"We're not just talking about environmental change as an isolated phenomenon, but what are its implications to development, to people, to the future of the economy, and ultimately to the sustainability of resource use?" says UNEP's Achim Steiner at the Washington, DC launch of the Atlas.

Amandla! A Revolution in Four Part Harmony

June 18, 2008 // 3:00pm5:00pm
Africa Program
This documentary highlights the use of music in the South African liberation struggle against Apartheid, featuring interviews conducted with and songs sung by prominent South African musicians, singers, poets, and political activists, as well as scenes from videos taken during Apartheid.

An Informal Discussion with Foreign Minister Baloi about Mozambique and Southern Africa

June 12, 2008 // 9:30am11:00am
Africa Program
Minister Oldemiro Baloi, Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Cooperation, Mozambique Howard Wolpe, Director, Africa Program will serve as moderator.

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