Perth – 2004

‘“African Renewal, African Renaissance”: New Perspectives on Africa’s Past and Africa’s Present’

27th AFSAAP conference

26 – 28 November 2004
University of Western Australia, Perth


Conference Proceedings

“African Renewal, African Renaissance”: New Perspectives on Africa’s Past and Africa’s Present, 27th AFSAAP conference proceedings, ISBN: 978-0-9924793-0-5

All conference papers are peer reviewed. Contact editor@afsaap.org.au for further information.


Bill Freund – Globalisation and the African City: Touba, Abidjan and Durban

Samuel M. Makinda, Murdoch University – How Africa can benefit from knowledge

Tony Moodie, Faculty of Education, University of KwaZulu-Natal – Re-Evaluating the idea of Indigenous Knowledge: Implications of Anti-Dualism in African Philosophy and Theology

Kathryn Sturman, Macquarie University – Intervention in Africa? The Mbeki Presidency’s role in changing the OAU

Zein Kebonang, Australian National University – The New Partnership for Africa’s Development: Promoting Foreign Direct Investment Through Moral Political Leadership

Dipo Olubomehin and Dayo Kawonishe, Department of History and Diplomatic Studies, Olabisi Onabanjo University, Ago-Iwoye, Nigeria – The African Union and the Challenges of Regional Integration in Africa

Kamini Krishna and Friday E. Mulenga, School of Humanities and Social Sciences, University of Zambia – Contribution of Zambian Women and Indian Women to the Struggle for Freedom: A legend of Courage and Compassion

Raymond Suttner, University of South Africa, Pretoria and Centre for Policy Studies, Johannesburg – Masculinities and Femininities within the ANC-Led Liberation Movement

Peter J. Yearwood – ‘Primary Regard to the Wishes and Interests of the Native Inhabitants’; The First World War and National Self Determination in Tropical Africa

Michael Titlestad and Mike Kissack, University of the Witwatersrand – ‘I have always known shipwreck’: whiteness in Sheila Fugard’s The Castaways

Violetta Jojo Verge, Universidad de La Laguna – Ben Okri’s Inscription In Arcadia: An Epiphany of Life and Art

Timothy Mark Mechlinski, University of California, Santa Barbara, Department of Sociology – Burkinabè Experiences of Migration to and from Côte d’Ivoire

Dr. Apollo Nsubuga-Kyobe, La Trobe University – Possible Antecedents and Implications to African-Australians Participating in the Proposed Pilot Program of Settlement in Rural Victoria: A Study of Strategic Management of Service Delivery to an Emerging Community in Rural Areas: A Critical Review

Saskia Van Hoyweghen, Brussels Centre of African Studies – The crisis of post-colonial citizenship: debates about political membership and economic ownership in present day Tanzania

Mucha Musemwa, Department of History, University of South Africa – Disciplining a ‘dissident’ city: Hydropolitics in the City of Bulawayo, Matabeleland, Zimbabwe, 1980 – 1992

Emmanuel N Kisiangani, The Department of International Relations, University of the Witwatersrand – Truth and Reconciliation as a paradigm for Peace-building: Retrospect and Prospects for South Africa and Kenya

Anton Ehlers, History Department, Stellenbosch University – From Peptanic to Peptonic. A retailers response to the challenges of the New South Africa

Lesley-Anne Katz, Discipline of Psychology, School of Human and Community Development, University of the Witwatersrand – Serving Whose Ends? Psychology and the Study of Social Justice in South Africa

Patricia van der Spuy, Williams College – The politics of race, gender and class in Cape Town, South Africa, c1910: Dr Abdurahman and the African Political Organisation

Stéphane Vermeulin, Institut de recherche pour le Développement, Paris and Economic History & Development Studies, University of KwaZulu-Natal, Durban – Socio-spatial dynamics in the post-apartheid city: the case of the eThekwini Municipality Area

Lindsay C. Stringer, University of Sheffield – Challenging the balance of power in combating desertification: power relations, institutions and environmental change in Swaziland

Faten Aggad, Africa Institute of South Africa (AISA) – Western Sahara: understanding the conflict and its deadlock

Gerhard Seibert, Instituto de Investigação Científica Tropical (IICT), Lisbon, Portugal – São Tomé e Príncipe: The difficult transition from aid-dependent cocoa producer to petrol state