Africa Knows! It is time to decolonise minds

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A: Institutional foundations

1. pdf file presentA01 'Ritualistic schooling' and returning of in-school-youths and students to craft apprenticeship: Fear of unemployment or crisis in of the education system and how can states capitalize this new trend?

2. pdf file presentA01 Lessons from evidence-based, community, public and policy engagement to promote equitable access to quality basic education in Kenya

3. pdf file presentA01 Participatory assessment of development of the Eduardo Mondlane University (1976-2015)

4. pdf file presentA01 Le défi de la qualité de l'éducation au-delà des cours: le cas de la banlieue de Dakar au Sénégal

5. pdf file presentA02 Establishing control: methodism, artisans, and industrial education reform in Sierra Leone, c. 1870-1895

6. pdf file presentA02 The Tati Training Institute and self-determination in the BuKalanga borderlands (1932-1941)

7. pdf file presentA02 Us and them: the otherness in perspective of colonial politics

8. pdf file presentA02 Cabo Verde - locanacionalizar o global na educação

9. pdf file presentA03b Increasing the impact of scholarships for young people in sub-Saharan Africa

10. pdf file presentA04 Reflexivity and positionality in doing excellent research: fieldwork experience with farmers in central Uganda

11. pdf file presentA04 Language and identity formation: young women resisting negative labelling in Northern Uganda humanitarian setting

B: Decolonising knowledge

12. pdf file presentB06 Strengthening postgraduate environments in African academia: the Nigerian Humanities doctoral supervision example

13. pdf file presentB06 Capacity building in higher education: lessons from Erasmus+ projects

14. pdf file presentB07 An investigation of the ongoing colonial legacies in Secondary High Schools in Ghana through the lens of Pan-Africanism

15. pdf file presentB07 A Quest for Decolonizing African universities

16. pdf file presentB07 Exploring the options for a decolonised knowledge paradigm for African education through a critical contrast of Afrikology, Negrology and Conceptual Africanisation

17. pdf file presentB08 Rethinking trauma theory through African fiction

18. pdf file presentB08 'We have nothing to celebrate'. At the interplay of de-politicizing and re-politicizing processes in the feminist civil society space in the fight against gender-based violence in Cape Town

19. pdf file presentB08 Adaptation of solutions from South Asia: experiences of improving learning outcomes in Africa

20. pdf file presentB08 Towards an African epistemology in African Studies

21. pdf file presentB08 Vanishing knowledge in water resources development and management in the arid and semiarid lands (ASALs) of Kenya

22. pdf file presentB09 The decolonization process: workflows and best practices for the collection of African materials and literature in American university libraries

23. pdf file presentB09 Chapters in the life of the ancestors: a reflection on heritage and religion from Africa

24. pdf file presentB09 Visualising power discourse in the museum: the 'Unseen Archives of Idi Amin' exhibition

25. pdf file presentB09 How to 'decolonize' a collaboration? The cultural heritage projects of the National Museum of Mali and the National Museum of Ethnology

26. pdf file presentB09 Safeguarding African cultural heritage on postage stamps against further colonization efforts

27. pdf file presentB09 Bringing people and stories together: towards decolonising archaeology in Sudanese Nubia

28. pdf file presentB10 Aid for whom? Facilitating skilled migration through the Czech government scholarship programme for students from developing countries

29. pdf file presentB10 Brain gain (skilled emigrants) and economic development in Sub-Saharan countries

30. pdf file presentB10 Leveraging the potentials of the African diasporas for development in the countries of origin: the role of transnational activities

31. pdf file presentB11 Rethinking 'the Global': view from an Indian social science university

32. pdf file presentB11 Creating an Asian Study Centre in Francophone Africa: between necessity and obstacles

33. pdf file presentB11 Rethinking Africa in Thailand and beyond

34. pdf file presentB11 Formalization of the Africa-Asia Research Platform (A-ARP) of the University of Dar es Salaam: fostering spirit of unity and integration

35. pdf file presentB11 A new role for a Europe-based institute? Facilitating an alternative South - South-Africa - Asia 'Axis of Knowledge'

36. pdf file presentB11 Building Asian Studies and Centres in Africa: Notes from the Field

37. pdf file presentB12 The flow of learning assessment methodologies; lessons from the citizen-led assessment approach in Africa

38. pdf file presentB12 Measuring SDG 4: experiences from designing and implementing an international citizen-led assessment in Africa

39. pdf file presentB12 The potentials of knowledge adaptation and creation in Africa: experience from PAL network

40. pdf file presentB12 Holistic hope for futurist, solutionist, and cultural architects of African society in this historical moment of global crisis

C: Europe and Africa

41. pdf file presentC13 The new Africa - Europe Alliance: opportunity to move from knowledge transfer to knowledge co-creation

42. pdf file presentC13 Afrique - Europe: je t'aime, moi non plus ! (I love you? nor do I)

43. pdf file presentC13 The EU as a model for African regionalism: decolonizing regional integration in Africa?

44. pdf file presentC14 Who got the power? Civil Society interactions in Kenya between partnership and power imbalance

45. pdf file presentC14 De la Responsabilité Sociale et Environnementale aux marchés à la base de la pyramide: L'implication des multinationales dans la création de solutions de logement abordables et durables

46. pdf file presentC15 Postcommunism, the African 'outside', and 'the denial of coevalness': the situation of African studies in the Czech Republic

47. pdf file presentC15 African Studies in the Czech Republic: reflections on early-career researchers

48. pdf file presentC15 Postcolonial geopolitics of knowledge in the context of African Studies

D: Cases of regional and disciplinary specifics

49. pdf file presentD16 Beyond 'Westplaining' in writing West-African intellectual history

50. pdf file presentD16 'We have other priorities': framing pro-environmental attitudes in Africa

51. pdf file presentD16 History education in Ethiopia post-1991: rethinking the nation's history in the context of 'decolonization' debates.

52. pdf file presentD16 The rejection of African solutions to African problems. The African Union and the Islamic Courts Union

53. pdf file presentD16 Employing the elite capture critique to legitimize top-down control of development resources

54. pdf file presentD16 Capacity Development - when international development studies meet human resource management

55. pdf file presentD16 Developing African science: a case study on the importance of local insights in the co-creation of scientific knowledge

56. pdf file presentD16 Worlding classrooms: studying local-global issues through a multi-polar lens

57. pdf file presentD16 Meta knowledge about areas

58. pdf file presentD16 Education curriculum reforms in Kenya: from theory to competency based curriculum

59. pdf file presentD16a Which new economic paradigm in Africa? The case of Tunisia

60. pdf file presentD16a Case studies of successful skills mobility partnerships from Tunisia, Morocco and Egypt

61. pdf file presentD16a Human capital and sustainable development in Africa: the levers and programs to target in Geosciences within the framework of Regional Integration

62. pdf file presentD16a Inclusive sustainable development in Africa: the knowledge-based economy at the heart of the new economic paradigm

63. pdf file presentD16a Knowledge development for justice and state-building: a case from Libya

64. pdf file presentD18 Decolonizing the mind in debates on water and technology in Africa: exploring new ways of framing agricultural and food innovations

65. pdf file presentD18 Impact of ownership of water resources and associated facilities to its access and management in the asal Kitui County, Kenya

66. pdf file presentD19 Re-thinking women's histories in nationalist struggles

67. pdf file presentD19 Developing heritage - developing countries: UNESCO and the making of national heritage institutions in African countries from 1950 on

68. pdf file presentD19 'Making the archival watch dog bark': the UNESCO archive of African oral tradition

69. pdf file presentD19 The 21st century cultural self-reinvention: Mbopo ritual and the Calabar Festival in southern Nigeria

70. pdf file presentD19 Decolonizing African history: spotlight on the history of Africa in the ancient and medieval times

71. pdf file presentD19 Writing history beyond Trevor-Roper: the experience of African history, with special reference to Zimbabwe

72. pdf file presentD20 Factors that influence household access to healthcare services in Eldoret municipality, Kenya

73. pdf file presentD21 The Eco and its uncertain future in West Africa

74. pdf file presentD21 Jacob Zuma and meaningful markets in South Africa, 2009-2018

75. pdf file presentD21 Multinational companies and the rhetoric of climate change and sustainable development: evidence from cement production in Nigeria

76. pdf file presentD21 Adopting the label or the benefits. Has the cost of capital decreased after IFRS adoption in Africa?

77. pdf file presentD22 Navigating customary law in the formal courts: perspectives from South Africa

78. pdf file presentD22 The diplomatic role of Traditional Authorities and shared norms in the resolution of electoral conflict in Africa

79. pdf file presentD22 The resilience of traditional legal systems in addressing social injustice in Kenya

80. pdf file presentD22 What law for what development in Africa in the 21st Century?

81. pdf file presentD23 Private medical practice in Western Africa before 1900

82. pdf file presentD23 The circulation of static concepts and the dynamic of cultural practices in Mali

83. pdf file presentD26 Farmer-centred learning platforms as pathways towards more inclusive and relational learning: a study on multi-stakeholder platforms with tree-crop farmers in Ghana

84. pdf file presentD26 How spaces owned by elites in Africa and Asia have become the most important areas for the Lions Clubs association

85. pdf file presentD26 Learning as relational process - the case of 'social navigating competency' in a global perspective

86. pdf file presentD26 Understanding ourselves and our world from the multiplicity of world-views: perspectives in African epistemological relationality

87. pdf file presentD26 Digitization and commodification of Islamic learning through poems and dances

88. pdf file presentD27a African languages for African studies: agenda setting

89. pdf file presentD27a What about the politics? A realist interrogation of the stand to conduct African studies research in African languages

90. pdf file presentD27a The limitations and prospects of African languages in ethics scholarship in African Studies

91. pdf file presentD27a Afrophony and the language of African philosophy: reflection on problems and prospects

92. pdf file presentD27a Modern faiths and the Yoruba language: reconfiguration of the Yoruba lexicon

93. pdf file presentD27a Ìràpadà (redemption) in the religions of the Africans: do you really understand what they mean?

94. pdf file presentD27a Re-examining the philosophical potentials in African languages

95. pdf file presentD27a Language, culture and the conceptualization of character in selected Yoruba proverbs

96. pdf file presentD27b Leaving behind the mask: The stylistics of Nigerian sexual diversity and homophobic discourse in the digital media

97. pdf file presentD27b Culture and language - empowering and disempowering ideas

98. pdf file presentD27b Alter/natives and im/perfect futures: education sites and communication for transformative democracy

99. pdf file presentD27b Linguistic and cultural barriers to learning and development in Africa

100. pdf file presentD27b 'Let's all blame the government': language and identity issues and ideological framing in homosexuality narratives on Nigerian Twitter

101. pdf file presentD27b The Amharic language: history of its use in Ethiopia and peculiarities of Ethiopia's language policy

102. pdf file presentD27b Indigenising language for universal use in Nigeria

103. pdf file presentD27b Mandarin in Lagos schools: emerging online perspectives

104. pdf file presentD27b Yoruba slangs in students' narratives in Lagos: a linguistic and sociocultural implication

105. pdf file presentD28a Iraqw culture and identity in a unified Tanzania

106. pdf file presentD28b Word-game and linguistic borrowing in a Zargula song

107. pdf file presentD28b Oral genres as soures of knowledge in West Africa

E: Transdisciplinary debates

108. pdf file presentE29 A Glocal Curricula: Integrating Global and Local Knowledge Systems in Higher Education

109. pdf file presentE29 Integrating African indigenous knowledge systems: towards policy changes and a bi-system curriculum in the academy

110. pdf file presentE29 Towards endogenous education, research and development: lessons from Ghana, India and Bolivia

111. pdf file presentE29 Covid-19, local knowledge and university training. A new opportunity

112. pdf file presentE29 Forgetting Alma Ata

113. pdf file presentE30 Environmental law has secured its place in Africa

114. pdf file presentE30 Knowledge Sites and Configurations in Africa: Implications for Future Public University-Based Development Policy Knowing

115. pdf file presentE31 Climate change and livelihoods in the Sahel: revisiting nexus and focusing on endogeneus knowledge

116. pdf file presentE31 Conflits armés et insécurité dans le Sahel ouest-africain: défis pour la recherche africaniste

117. pdf file presentE31 Re-imagining Sahelian borderlands, a postcolonial perspective

118. pdf file presentE31 Sahelian intellectualism in the process of modernity

119. pdf file presentE32 Path Dependence and Critical Junctures in the Governance of Informal Settlements: The Interplay of State and Non-state Actors over Land Rights and Tenure Security in Abuja, Nigeria

120. pdf file presentE32 The political impact of urbanization on youth in waithood in Uganda

121. pdf file presentE32 Social infrastructuring in Windhoek, Namibia

122. pdf file presentE32 Navigating uncertainty amidst Covid-19 in slums of Nakuru, Kenya

123. pdf file presentE32 La fourniture de solutions de logement abordables et d'urgence dans les bidonvilles du Cap (Afrique du Sud) - Étude de cas: iKhayalami Development Services

124. pdf file presentE32 Art intervention and activism towards psycho-artistic reformation and social change

125. pdf file presentE33 Research in 'red areas' - voice for the voiceless or the patron-client relationship?

126. pdf file presentE33 A discourse-oriented linguistic study on conceptualizations of hospitality in Northern Uganda: anticipating challenges and obstacles in a (post-)conflict setting

127. pdf file presentE33 La recherche dans les 'zones rouges' au Burkina Faso

F: Technology and innovation

128. pdf file presentF37 Frugality in multi-actor interactions and absorptive capacity of Addis-Ababa light-rail transport

129. pdf file presentF38 The ethics of AI and Ubuntu

130. pdf file presentF39 Private agricultural advisory services models emerging in the Kenyan agri-food sector and a reflection on exclusion risks

G: Youth and gender issues

131. pdf file presentG41 Imu Ahia - the Igbo apprenticeship model as inspiration for youth entrepreneurship development

132. pdf file presentG41 Exploring positive liberty and life skills for youth employment

133. pdf file presentG41 Improving use of evidence to increase impact of TVET in Kenya

134. pdf file presentG41 Evolution of technical and professional education in Guinea-Bissau. Its relationship with the labor market

135. pdf file presentG41 Youth employment challenge in Africa - evidence synthesis introductory QUIZ

136. pdf file presentG41 Towards inclusive agri-skills development for smallholders in Uganda: the case of Abim, Lira and Soroti districts

137. pdf file presentG41 The talent-career trajectories in education for youth employment and employability in Africa

138. pdf file presentG42 Youth training and the gender challenge in Africa: case of Safaricom Foundation scholarship programme

139. pdf file presentG42 A call to action: designing from the 'farthest-behind-first' lens

140. pdf file presentG42 Improving social and economic empowerment of young people through social and financial education (SFE): the challenge of SFE integration at secondary education level in Cameroon

141. pdf file presentG42 Navigating African feminisms: Wangari Maathai as a portrait

H: Knowledge and impact

142. pdf file presentH44 Community service learning in higher education in Africa

143. pdf file presentH46 Impact assessment of integrated vocational training programs - the case of ICT training programs in West-Africa

144. pdf file presentH46 Industry School Partnerships in Vocational and Academic Training- a Resource Dependency View on the Regional Maritime University in Ghana

145. pdf file presentH48 Africa can solve her youth employment problem: Safaricom's local innovation for skilling youth facing extreme adversities in Kenya

146. pdf file presentH50 Decolonising academic selves through auto-ethnography

147. pdf file presentH50 From COIL to curriculum transformation in South Africa

148. pdf file presentH50 African-European partnerships: experiences of academic staff in new COIL exchanges between South Africa and Europe

149. pdf file presentH50 'Sustainability is based on the faith we have towards the work that we are doing': the conditions of academic citizenry in South Africa and India

* This conference took place from December 2020 to February 2021 *
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