AEGIS Summer School 2022 – Cagliari

© Manuel Ramos, 2022

AEGIS Summer School Cagliari, 3-6 May 2022

African Futures: Promises, Projections and Reflections on a Continent in Transition

Tuesday 3 May

09.30 – Introduction to the 2022 AEGIS Summer School (Hostel Marina, Room A)

10:00 – University of Cagliari, via S. Giorgio 12, Room CM7

10.30-12.30 – Panel 1 (UniCA CM7) – Chair: Preben Kaarsholm

10.30-10.50 – Marta Rudnicka “New taste professionals. Emerging food practices and taste preferences among middle class Ghanaians in Wa”

Discussants: Paul Nugent, Francesco Longo

11.10-11.40 – Julie Ponge “Alcohol in Lesotho: The Emergence of a Public Health Issue”

Discussants: Paul Nugent, Tolulope Esther Fadeyi

12.00-12.30 – general discussion

12:30-15:30 – Lunch Break

15.30-18.00 – Panel 2 (UniCA CM7) – Chair: Paul Nugent

15:30-15:50 – Thomas Betschart “Fuelling the Developmental State. Sidama’s Differential Mobility Regimes”

Discussants: Irene Brunotti, Leiyo Singo

16:10-16:30 – Nico Taljaard “The Torched Mini Cooper: How Imaginaries of the Sea Point Promenade Clashed During the Covid-19 Pandemic Lockdown, and What Insights this Might Yield About the Future of Cape Town”

Discussants: Preben Kaarsholm, Julie Ponge

16.50-17.10 – Ian Russell “Degrees of Mobilisation: Division and Unity in Student Communities in Sierra Leone and Sri Lanka”

Discussants: Preben Kaarsholm, Alessio Zuddas

17.30-18.00 – general discussion


Wednesday 4 May

10.00-12.30 – Panel 3 (UniCA CM7) – Chair: Isabella Soi

10.00-10.20 – Marília Lima “Informal Transport in the City of Bissau”

Discussants: Irene Brunotti, Marta Rudnicka

10:40-11:00 – Biyan Ghebreyesus “Developments at the Margins: Livelihood and Sustainability of borderlanders at Eritrean-Ethiopian border”

Discussants: Manuel Ramos, Marilia Lima

11:20-11:40 – Tolulope Esther Fadeyi ““Filthy Poor and Neglected.” Revisiting Maternity Care in Urban Slum of Ilaje, Lagos, Nigeria”

Discussants: Manuel Ramos, Thomas Betschart

12:00-12:30 – general discussion

12:30-15:30 – Lunch Break

15.30-18.00 – Panel 4 (UniCA CM7) – Chair: Manuel Ramos

15:30-15:50 – Janine Patricia Santos “Dreaming and Democratizing Tech Futures in Lomé”

Discussants: Irene Brunotti, Ian Russell

16:10-16:30 – Nele Van Doninck “’My father doesn’t have money to pay two school fees’: techno-facilitated ‘self-learning’ as strategy in a low-income area in Nairobi, Kenya”

Discussants: Irene Brunotti, Ruth Murumba

16.50-17.10 – Alessio Zuddas “British Constructive Relationship towards South Africa. Lesson from the past (1980s) and future challenges”

Discussants: Paul Nugent, Konstantin Valkov

17.30-18.00 – general discussion


Thursday 5 May

10.00-12.30 – Panel 5 (UniCA CM7) – Chair: Nicola Melis

10:00-10:20 – Camille Van Deputte ““Looking for oneself” (se chercher) : from a discourse on oneself and others to the description of a gobal situation of youth”

Discussants: Till Förster, Janine Patricia Santos

10.40-11.00 – Ruth Murumba “Land Tenure and Housing Rights in Informal Settlements: Challenges of the Special Planning Area, Mukuru kwa Njenga Informal Settlement, Nairobi County, Kenya”

Discussants: Till Förster, Biyan Ghebreyesus

11.20-11.40 – Leiyo Singo “Politics of Indigeneity and Decolonial Bio_Economic Futures in Tanzania”

Discussants: Manuel Ramos, Nele Van Doninck

12.00-12.30 – general discussion

12:30-15:30 – Lunch Break

15.30-17.30 – Panel 6 (UniCA CM7) – Chair: Irene Brunotti

15:30-15:50 – Konstantin Valkov “Skateboard urbanism”

Discussants: Preben Kaarsholm, Nico Taljaard

16:10-16:30 – Francesco Longo ““Ɛke le Fenlanze”: Rural Popular Music Transnationalism in the Ghana-Côte d’Ivoire Musical Borderlands”

Discussants: Till Förster, Camille Van Deputte

16.50-17.30 – general discussion


Friday 6 May

10.00-12.00 – closure of the Summer School and final meeting (Hostel Marina, Room A)