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In collaboration with the University Mohamed V-Souissi of Rabat, the African Studies Institute (IEA), the University Mohamed V-Agdal of Rabat and the Mohammadia Engineering School (EMI), CODESRIA is organizing its 13th General Assembly under the theme "Africa and the Challenges of the Twenty-first Century" from 5 to 9 December 2011 in Rabat, Morocco.

Most of the working sessions will take place at The Mohammadia Engineering School (EMI) located at the heart of downtown Rabat in the district of Agdal where cafés, restaurants and various other facilities are concentrated. EMI is one of the biggest engineering schools in Morocco covering 8 hectares of land and housing es a wide range of higher education and research, among which are:

-  45 classrooms
-  11 amphitheaters
-  1 computer center
-  1 conference room with 800 seating capacity on the first floor and an additional 300 seating capacity on the second floor.

However, some activites will be held at other venues. These include the Conference of Deans of Faculties of Social Sciences and Humanities which will be held at the Humanities Faculty of the University Mohamed V-Agdal of Rabat. Also, the Annual Conference of Editors of CODESRIA Journals as well as the NWGs and CRNs Coordinators’ Meeting will be held at the African Studies Institute of the University Mohamed V-Souissi of Rabat.

For further practical information, please contact us through the following address:

- Institut d’études africaines (IEA)
- Avenue Allal El Fassi, Madinat Al Irfane
- (Across from Souissi II University Campus)
- BP. 8968 Agdal. Rabat, Maroc
- Phone: 212 537 77 12 72/74
- Fax : 212 537 77 84 25

Agenda

___Hours___Monday 5 Dec.Tuesday 6 Dec.Wednesday 7 Dec.Thursday 8 Dec.Friday 9 Dec.
09.00–10.30 Opening Ceremony
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Opening Lecture by Prof. Amadou Mahtar Mbow
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Books Exhibition Opening
Fourth Plenary Session
Round Table: Which role for multilateral institutions in a new Africa?
Eighth Plenary Session

World Social Sciences Report

Twelth Plenary Session

Round Table: Africa and the Promise of a New Democratic Revolution

Fifteenth Plenary Session
Administrative Session
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Executive Committee Report
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Scientific Committee Report
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Executive Secretariat Report
10.30–11.30 Fifth Plenary Session Leopold Sedar Senghor Public Lecture by Prof.
Souleymane Bachir Diagne
Ninth Plenary Session
Cheikh Anta Diop
Public Lecture by Prof.
Jomo Kwame Sundaram
Thirtheenth Plenary Session
Claude Ake
Public Lecture by Prof.
Sam Moyo
11.30–11.40 Goodwill Messages Goodwill Messages Goodwill Messages
11.40–12.00 Coffee Break
12.00–13.30 Goodwill Messages Parallel Sessions
(1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 & 9 )
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Round Table
(1)
Tenth Plenary Session
Round Table: The Contemporary Agrarian Question in Africa
Parallel Sessions
(19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 & 28)
13.30–14.30 Lunch Break
14.30–16.00 First session Plenary
Round Table: Thinking the Future, Reclaiming our Future
Sixth Plenary Session
Celebration of the Fiftieth Anniversary of the Casablanca Conference
(Testimonials)
Parallel Sessions
(10 11 12 13 & 14 )
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Round Tables
(2 3 4 & 5)
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Conference of Deans of Faculties of Social Sciences and Humanities:
The Place of the African University in the Emerging Global Higher Education Space
(*)
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Annual Conference of Editors of CODESRIA Journals
: Is International Commercial Publishing the Future of Journal Publishing? Choices and Challenges
(**)
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NWGs and CRNs Coordinators’ Meeting (**)
Parallel Sessions
(29 30 31 32 & 33)
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Round-Tables
(11 12 13 & 14)
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Conference of Deans of Faculties of Social Sciences and Humanities:
The Place of the African University in the Emerging Global Higher Education Space
(*)
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Annual Conference of Editors of CODESRIA Journals
: Is International Commercial Publishing the Future of Journal Publishing? Choices and Challenges
(**)
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NWGs and CRNs Coordinators’ Meeting (**)
Administrative Session
(Election of Regions’ candidates)
16.00–16.10 Goodwill Messages
16.10–16.30 Coffee Break
16.30–17.00 Second Plenary Session
Miriam Makeba Public Lecture
Documentary Film Parallel Sessions
(15 16 17 & 18)
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Round Tables
(6 7 8 9 & 10)
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Conference of Deans of Faculties of Social Sciences and Humanities:
The Place of the African University in the Emerging Global Higher Education Space
(*)
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Annual Conference of Editors of CODESRIA Journals
: Is International Commercial Publishing the Future of Journal Publishing? Choices and Challenges
(**)
+
NWGs and CRNs Coordinators’ Meeting (**)
Round Tables
(15 16 17 18 19 29 21 22 23 & 24 )
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Conference of Deans of Faculties of Social Sciences and Humanities:
The Place of the African University in the Emerging Global Higher Education Space
(*)
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Annual Conference of Editors of CODESRIA Journals
: Is International Commercial Publishing the Future of Journal Publishing? Choices and Challenges
(**)
Fifteenth Administrative Session
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Election of Regions’ candidates Report
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Executive Committee President and Vice President Election’s
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Incoming President’s Message
17.00–17.30 Seventh Plenary Session Celebration of the Fiftieth Anniversary of the Casablanca Conference
(Round-Table)
17.30–17.40 Goodwill Messages
17.40–18.00 Third Plenary Session
Round-Table: African University Leadership
Closing Ceremony
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Closing Lecture by Prof. Jayati Ghosh
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Outgoing President’s Closing Message
18.00–19.15 Eleventh Plenary Session
Tribute to Prof.
Thandika Mkandawire
Fourteenth Plenary Session
Synthesis Round-Table:
Thinking the Future, Reclaiming our Future

(*): This conference will take place at the Humanities Faculty, University Mohamed V-Agdal

(**): This activity will take place at the African Studies Institute, University Mohamed V-Souissi

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