Melbourne – 1998

21st AFSAAP Conference,1998

La Trobe University, Melbourne

Conference Proceedings

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

Tom Bramble, University of Queensland – Leadership and Base: Challenges to Trade Unionism in post-liberation South Africa

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”

Andrew Honey – Apartheid South Africa & White Australia: Domestic Jurisdiction versus Human Rights

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

Richard Jackson, Otago University, NZ – Managing Africa’s Violent Conflicts

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

Chima Korieh, University of Adelaide – Colonialism, Gender and colonial Resistance in Eastern Nigeria: An Historical Analysis of the 1929 Women’s War

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

Phillis.Mabuya UNISA – South Africa’s LOST GENERATION?

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

Apollo Nsubuga Kyobe – East African Community Group in Melbourne