Council for the Development of Social Science Research in Africa
Conseil pour le développement de la recherche en sciences sociales en Afrique
Conselho para o Desenvolvimento da Pesquisa em Ciências Sociais em África
مجلس تنمية البحوث الإجتماعية في أفريقيا


International Conference :Academic Freedom and the Social Responsibility of Academics and Researchers in Africa: What are the new challenges?

March 9-11, 2010, Oran, Algeria

WORKING SESSION / SESSION DE TRAVAIL 1: THEORETICAL & CONCEPTUAL ISSUES /QUESTIONS THEORIQUES & CONCEPTUELLES

Chair/President: Ebrima Sall, Executive Secretary of CODESRIA

Key Note Adress, Thandika Mkandawire, Chair in African development, London School of Economics: Academic Freedom and the Social Responsibility of Academics and Researchers in Africa: What are the new challenges?

WORKING SESSION / SESSION DE TRAVAIL 2 : THEORETICAL & CONCEPTUAL ISSUES /QUESTIONS THEORIQUES & CONCEPTUELLES

Chair/Président: Nouria Remaoun, Centre de recherche en Anthropologie Sociale et Culturelle (CRASC), Algerie

Papers by:

Hocine Khelfaoui, Université de Québec A Montréal : Le rapport savoir-pouvoir ou le rêve avorté de la différenciation par le savoir

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Hocine Khelfaoui

Jimi Adesina, Rhodes University, South Africa : Beyond the Devil’s Alternative: Academic Freedom, Transformation and Social Accountability in South Africa


Teresa Cruz e Silva, University Eduardo Mondlhane de Mozambique: Academic Freedom Under Global and Local Contexts in Africa and the Public Universities in Mozambique

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Teresa Cruz e Silva

Lennox Munara & Fugich Wako, Egerton University, Kenya: Ethnicisation of Academic Space and Collapse of Epistemic Responsibility in Kenya

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Lennox Munara & Fugich Wako

Initial reflections/Reflexions initialles : Mustapha Raufu, Queen Elisabeth House, Oxford, UK


WORKING SESSION / SESSION DE TRAVAIL 3: THEORIES AND CONCEPTS / THEORIE & CONCEPT

Chair/Président: Boubacar Diop,

Papers by:

Ibrahim Oanda Ogachi, Kenyatta University, Kenya : Neo-liberalism and the subversion of academic freedom from within; Money, corporate cultures and ‘captured’ intellectuals in African public universities

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Ibrahim Oanda Ogachi

Lucas Taolo, University of Botswana: Academic Freedom and the Construction of Democratic Space in Botswana: Reflections from an Academic-cum-Politician

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Lucas Taolo

Désiré Manirakiza, Universite de Yaounde II, Cameroun : Libertés académiques et responsabilité sociale des intellectuels burundais. Le piège de l’ethnisme

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Désiré Manirakiza

Hamad Omer Hawi, University of Juba, Sudan: Reconceptualization of Academic Freedom in the African Context

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Hamad Omer Hawi

Initial reflections/Réflexions initiales: Awuzi Ukachukwu, President, Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU)

WORKING SESSION / SESSION DE TRAVAIL 4: GENDER AND ETHICAL ISSUES / QUESTIOSN DE GENRE ET ETHIQUES

Chair/President: Thandika Mkandawire, Chair in African development, London School of Economics


Key Note Adress, Amina Mama, Mills College, California, USA: Gender, Ethics and Academic Freedom

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Amina Mama

WORKING SESSION / SESSION DE TRAVAIL 5: GENDER AND ETHICAL ISSUES / QUESTIONS DE GENRE ET ETHIQUES

Chair/President: Teresa Cruz e Silva, University Eduardo Mondlane de Mozambique

Papers by:

Francesca Chinyere Ukpokolo, University of Ibadan, Nigeria Academic Freedom and Dual-Career Academic Couples: The Complexities of Being a Woman Academic in the University Space

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Francesca Chinyere Ukpokolo

Ariba Mahmoud, Benghabrit-Remaoun Nouria, Bouziane Mohamed, Moutassem-Mimouni Badra, Senouci Zoubida, Centre de recherche en Anthropologie Sociale et Culturelle (CRASC) : Perception, représentation et attentes en matière d’éthique et de déontologie à l’université algérienne

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Ariba Mahmoud, Benghabrit-Remaoun Nouria, Bouziane Mohamed, Moutassem-Mimouni Badra, Senouci Zoubida

Pius Oyeniran Abioje, University of Olorin, Nigeria: Catholic Church, Human Sexuality, and Academic Freedom in Nigeria

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Pius Oyeniran Abioje

Elijah Adewale Taiwo, University of Ibadan, Nigeria: The Regulatory Bodies, Academic Freedom and Institutional Autonomy in Africa: Issues and Challenges- Nigerian Example

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Elijah Adewale Taiwo

Initial Reflexions/Réflexions initiales: Hocine Khelfaoui, Université de Québec A Montreal

WORKING SESSION / SESSION DE TRAVAIL 6: ACADEMIC FREEDOM IN THE AGE OF ICT / LIBERTES ACADEMIQUES A L’AGE DES TIC

Chair/President: Assem El Dessonki, Arab & African Research Center, Egypt

Papers presented by:

William Nwagwu, University of Ibadan, Nigeria: Academic Freedom In Africa In The Age Of Cybernetics: Information Technology And The Scholarly Visibility Paradox

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William Nwagwu

Elisabeth Ayalew, University of Addis Ababa, Ethiopia: The Peer Review Mechanisms: Bottleneck or Fair Entry to Academic Publications. The case of Addis Ababa University (AAU)

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Elisabeth Ayalew

Albert Arko-Cobbah, University of Free State, South Africa : Intellectual Freedom and Academic Freedom: Opportunities and challenges for academic libraries in Africa

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Albert Arko-Cobbah

Babacar Diop Buuba, Université Cheikh Anta Diop, Sénégal : Le Rôle de l’Ombudsman dans la protection des libertés académiques

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Babacar Diop Buuba

Initial reflections/reflexions initiales: Abiye Daniel, Organisation for Social Science Research in Eastern & Southern Africa (OSREA)

WORKING SESSION / SESSION DE TRAVAIL 7: GLOBAL AND COUNTRY PERSPECTIVES/PERSPECTIVES GLOBALES ET DES PAYS

Chair/President: Fred Hendricks, Rhodes University, South Africa

Papers to be presented by:

Sinead O’Gorman, Scholars at Risk, New York university: Global Perspectives on Defending Academic Freedom


Parfait D. Akana, Université de Yaoundé II, ESSTIC, Cameroun :Les universitaires dans la cité : sur les enjeux de la prise de parole dans l’espace public au Cameroun

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Parfait D. Akana

Ramola Ramtohul, University of Mauritius: State monitored freedom: An analysis of academic freedom at the University of Mauritius

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Ramola Ramtohul

Initial reflexions/Reflexions initials: Jimi Adesina, Rhodes University, South Africa

WORKING SESSION / SESSION DE TRAVAIL 8

Chair: Fatima Harrak : Université Mohammed V, Institut des Etudes Africaines, Maroc

Key Note Adress, Mustapha Haddab, Université d’Alger : Universitaires et gestionnaires, quelles relations ? Le cas de l’Algérie

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Mustapha Haddab

WORKING SESSION / SESSION DE TRAVAIL 9: ACADEMIC STAFF UNIONS AND ACADEMIC FREEDOM/SYNDICATS DES ENSEIGNANTS ET LIBERTES ACADEMIQUES

Chair/Président: Yahya Abou El Farah, Université Mohammed V, Institut des Etudes Africain, Maroc

Papers by:

Ndiacé Diop, Université Cheikh Anta Diop, SAES, Sénégal : Portée et limites des libertés académiques au Sénégal de 1985 a 2009 : Point de vue d’un syndicaliste

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Ndiacé Diop

Dieu-donné M. Kouakou Kouadio, Université de Bouaké, Côte d’Ivoire : La question controversée des Libertés Syndicales en milieu universitaire en Afrique : le cas de la Côte d’Ivoire

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Dieu-donné M. Kouakou Kouadio

Goin Bi Zamblé Théodore, Université de Cocody, Côte d’Ivoire : « Déchainer" les libertés académiques en Côte d’Ivoire une responsabilité des universitaires

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Goin Bi Zamblé Théodore

Initial reflections/reflexions initials: Sinead O’Gorman, Scholars at Risk, New York University

WORKING SESSION/SESSION DE TRAVAIL 10 : KAMPALA DECLARATION AND WAY FORWARD/LA DECLARATION DE KAMPALA ET LES PERSPECTIVES POUR L’AVENIR

Speakers/Intervenants :


Thandika Mkandawire, Chair in African development, London School of Economics


Jimi Adesina, Rhodes University, South Africa


Boubacar Diop, Université Cheikh Anta Diop, Sénégal


Amina Mama, Mills College, California, USA


Mustapha Haddab, Université d’Alger


Nouria Ramaoun, Directrice CRASC


Ebrima Sall, Executive Secretary of CODESRIA


Carlos Cardoso, Head of Research a.i. CODESRIA