Conference "Governance, Peace and Development in Burundi"

Conference "Governance, Peace and Development in Burundi"

Researchers from different social science disciplines will gather at the University of Antwerp (Belgium) on 5-6 July 2018 to present and discuss academic research related to Burundi. The conference will cover the broad themes of governance, peace and development and the linkages between them. This is the third conference, following earlier meetings in Ghent (2015) and Brussels (2017) initiated by the Burundi Research Network.

Conference programme

Day 1 – Thursday 5 July 2018

8.30-9.00: Registration
9.00-9.15: Welcome and introduction
9.15-10.15: Keynote Speech by Louis-Marie Nindorera, Independent Consultant
10.15-10.45: Coffee Break
10.45-12.30: First series of parallel panels
12.30-13.30: Lunch
13.30-15.15: Second series of parallel panels
15.15-15.45: Coffee Break
15.45-17.45: Third series of parallel panels
17.45-19.00: Reception

Day 2 – Friday 6 July 2018

9.00-11.10: Fourth series of parallel panels
11.10-11.30: Coffee Break
11.30-12.30: Keynote Speech by Prof. Devon Curtis, University of Cambridge (UK)
12.30-13.30: Lunch
13.30-15.45: Discussion forum “University, Knowledge and Society”
- Opening remarks by Prof. Juma Shabani, Director of the Doctoral School at the Université du Burundi
- Panel debate with:

15.45-16.00: Closing Remarks by Prof. Em. Filip Reyntjens, IOB, University of Antwerp

Participation fee

Until 14 June 2018: 50 euros
From 15 June 2018: 75 euros

Registration closes on 25 June 2018.

Please note that if your visa request is not accepted, in accordance with our University guidelines, the participation fee will not be reimbursed.

This page will be regularly updated (last update: 01/06/2018)

Conference Location

Not in IOB building! Stadscampus, C-building
C101, C102 and C103
Prinsstraat 13
2000 Antwerpen