Dr David Dorward, AFSAAP President – Welcoming Address
Simon Adams, UNSW – In Search of an Irish Mandela?: South Africa’s Negotiated Transition and the Northern Ireland Peace Process in Comparative Context
Dr Chika J Anyanwu, School of Communication and Cultural Studies, Curtin University of Technology – Virtual Africans and Political Reality in the new Millennium
Robin Burns, La Trobe University – The Desert Ecological Research Unit of Namibia as a partner for sustainable development
Mansura Dopico, North Queensland University – “Hear Me Talk”; Exploring Personal Beliefs and Experience of Circumcised Women in Melbourne”
Matthew Durban, Outsource Marketing International – Marketing South Africa- will Australian Business take up the challenge?
Tunde Ejueyitsi LaTrobe University – Effects of Political Violence on Health Services Provision: African Experience
Greg Gow, Victoria University of Technology – The formation of Oromo Identity in Exile
Mark Israel, Flinders University – South African War Resisters and the Decision to Return
Naziema Jappie, Wits, SA – The Status of Women in a Post-Apartheid Democratic South Africa
Ane Kirkegaard, Göteborg University, Sweden – Accounting for Power in the Study of Reproductive Behaviour: The Need for New Concepts
Deon Konig, University of the North, SA – The Constitutional Position of Traditional Leaders in South Africa
Peter Limb, University of Western Australia – Representations of Labour, and References to History, in the South African Black Press, 1897-1997
Godfrey Lubulwa, ACIAR – Setting Priorities for Agricultural Research in Africa: An Economic Perspective
Tanya Lyons, University of Adelaide – Zimbabwe’s War Veteran Scandal and Women ex-combatants
Catherine Macdonald – Customary Law in Tanzania: a contemporary issue
Christine Mason, University of New South Wales – Threatening the ‘nation’ ?: Eritrean Refugees in Sudan
John Moore, Deakin University – Implications of the IMF/WB SAP on the Traditional Agricultural Sector in Zimbabwe
Jozet Muller, University of the North, SA – Achieving gender equality in South Africa – which way to go?
Georgina Murray, Griffith University – Black Empowerment in South Africa- a Corporate Black Wash
Sekai Nzenza, The Native Gaze: Representing Europe as the “Other”
Vongai Nzenza, World Vision – A Gender Revolution for an African Renassance: Marrying Reality to Gender Equity After the Bejing Conference
Ken Okeugo, LaTrobe University – Approaches to Revolution- Toward active non-violence
Simon Stratton, Labour Studies, University of Adelaide – South African dock workers and international solidarity: a perspective on labour law
Nichola Stern, LaTrobe University – Tracking our ancestors: an Australian archaeological project in northern Kenya
Saskia van Hoyweghen, Vrije Universiteit Brusel – Identity and Society in Rwanda: Trends in Contemporary Ethnic Identity Formation and Organisation
Paul Woods University of Adelaide – “A Sense of Belonging”: Alienation and Hybridity in Bessie Head’s Fiction.
Plenary Forum: Corporate Forum, Chaired and organized by Jane Ellis
The Forum included representatives from Australian companies that have activities in Africa, as wel;l as Transparency International, an international anti-corruption agency.
Plenary Forum: Africa in Australia, David Dorward , Chair
Ben Okai – The Role of Ethnic Community Organisations in Promoting Social Integration of African Immigrants in Australia