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Friday, October 25 • 11:00am - 12:30pm
Imagining African International Relations Differently: The Informal Turn

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Presenters:
  • Informality and AIR: A Research Agenda (Thomas Tieku)
  • Black Internationalism as Erased IR: Locating Gender and Race in American Foreign Policy (W.R. Nadège Compaoré)
  • (Dis)Trust and African Collective Action: Exploring the Informal Dynamics of Trust and Their Implications for the African Union (Alice Musabende)
  • “If you want to mine you must first meet the custodians of the land”: Relations between Global Corporate Actors and Informal Authorities (Mohamed Sesay)

Moderator
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Yolande Bouka

Queen’s University

Presenters
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Thomas Tieku

Department of Political Science, King's, University of Western Ontario
Paper Topic: Informality and AIR: A Research AgendaPaper Abstract: This paper provides a conceptual framework and outlines a research agenda for studying informal dimensions of international relations in Africa. It argues that the concept of informality offers a useful framework for... Read More →
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W.R. Nadège Compaoré

University of Toronto
Paper Topic: Black Internationalism as Erased IR: Locating Gender and Race in American Foreign PolicyPaper Abstract: Pan-Africanism tends to be viewed as merely a political ideology that speaks to Black resistance and self-determination globally, with much of the literature on the... Read More →
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Alice Musabende

University of Cambridge
Paper Topic: (Dis)Trust and African Collective Action: Exploring the Informal Dynamics of Trust and Their Implications for the African UnionPaper Abstract:  The last 17 years have seen an increased debate and scholarship on the Africa Union. Many of the discussions have focused on... Read More →
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Mohamed Sesay

York University
Paper Topic: “If you want to mine you must first meet the custodians of the land”: Relations between Global Corporate Actors and Informal AuthoritiesPaper Abstract: The International Political Economy (IPE) literature on transnational corporations and foreign direct investment... Read More →


Friday October 25, 2019 11:00am - 12:30pm
USIU Business School B5 USIU Road, Nairobi, Kenya

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