IFAS Workshop: Intermediaries and Governance in Africa

IFAS-Research and the Wits Institute for Social and Economic Research cordially invite you to join us for a workshop at Dibuka Library.

Theme: Intermediaries and Governance in Africa

Date: May 14, 2024

Time: 2-5pm

Venue: DIBUKA Library, 17 Lower Park Drive, Parkview, Randburg

This workshop will gather Economists, Historians and Political Scientists from Wits University and the University of Johannesburg around two sessions. The first session will focus on Indirect Rule Dilemmas in Africa, while the second will delve into discussions surrounding Intermediaries and Governance in Africa.


☕️Welcome/Coffee – 13:45

🌟 Session 1 (14:00 – 15:00): Indirect Rule Dilemmas in Africa: A Research Agenda

Speaker: Youssef Mnaili (WiSER, Wits)

Discussants: Keith Breckenridge (WiSER, Wits) and Laura Phillips (WiSER, Wits)

☕️ Coffee Break 

🌟 Session 2 (15:15 – 16:30): Intermediaries and Governance in Africa: Three Empirical Cases 

Moderator: Laura Phillips (WiSER, Wits)

Panelists: Jonathan Klaaren (WiSER, Wits), Joel Quirk (Wits Politics) and Sarah Deluis (University of Johannesburg)

🎟️ RSVP:

Secure your spot registering your attendance here. Limited seats are available.