Recorded Plenary Session of MANSA2021@Uppsala

We have the pleasure to make available the different plenary sessions of the Eleventh International Conference on Mande Studies, Beyond Crisis and Insecurity: Cultural Creativity, Popular Struggle, and Social Change in West Africa, 16-19 June 2021. The editing has been skilfully done by Forum's Oula Makkonen.

Enjoy listening to the plenary sessions of the MANSA Conference 16-19 June 2021@Uppsala. #MANSAUppsala2021

16 June

  1. Conference Opening on 16 June (Part 1) - Welcoming words by Anders Hagfeldt, Vice-Chancellor of Uppsala University; Sten Hagberg: Beyond Crisis and Insecurity in West Africa : Key Challenges / Au-delà des crises et des insécurités en Afrique de l'Ouest : les défis-clés.

17 June

18 June

  1. Plenary Session on 18 June (Part 1) - Contestation over the mining boom in West Africa: actors, discourses, and governance. Bettina Engels: Introduction; Hermann Moussa Konkobo: Violence and Discrimination of women in artisanal mining; and Anna Dessertine Extractive territorialization and gold panning in the Republic of Guinea.
  2. Plenary Session on 18 June (Part 2) - Contestation over the mining boom in West Africa: actors, discourses, and governance. Diana Ayeh: After the Boom Comes the Bust? Notions of "Security" in Mining Investment Decisions; and Discussion

19 June

 

 

 

Vice-Chancellor Anders Hagfeldt opened the 11th International Conference on Mande Studies.

 

Sten Hagberg, MANSA President and Director of Forum for Africa Studies from his "tour de contrôle" at Uppsala University.