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



Land


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

Experts & Staff