Kristof Titeca

Professor

Conference presentations

ORGANISATION OF INTERNATIONAL SEMINARS AND CONFERENCES:

  • 'Unravelling Public Authority:Paths of Hybrid Governance in Africa' , with Kate Meagher and Tom De Herdt, London School of Economics, 06 December 2013

  • ‘Post-conflict reconstruction in Northern Uganda’, at the University of Gulu (Uganda), 07-08 November 2013

  • Organisation of the international conference ‘Processus de décentralisation en RDCongo: des normes officielles à la pratique, une lecture à travers les jeux d'acteurs’ at the Université Catholique du Congo (Kinshasa), 22-24 October 2012.

  • Organisation of the international conference ‘Great Lakes Conference : People and power in transition’. Institute of Development Policy and Management, University of Antwerp, 17-18 September 2010.                                   

 

ORGANISATION OF PANELS ON INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCES:

  • Titeca, K. (2013) The Lord's Resistance Army Conflict, Intervention and its Effects. African Studies Association Annual Meeting, Baltimore, 22 November 2013.

  • Titeca, K. (2013) ‘The Lord's Resistance Army: local and regional dynamics’ AEGIS European conference on African Studies, University ofLisbon, 28 June 2013.

  • Titeca, K., Zeller, W. (2012) ‘Smuggling in Africa’, Centre for African Studies conference CAS @ 50, University of Edinburgh, 05-08 June 2012

  • Titeca, K., Brisset-Foucalt, F., (2011) Understanding Uganda’s 2011 elections, African Studies Association Annual Meeting, Washington, 17-20 November 2011

  • Titeca, K., Fahey, D. (2011) Real governance in the Democratic Republic of Congo, African Studies Association Annual Meeting, Washington, 17-20 November 2011.

  • Titeca K. and S. Perrot (2010) 'Militias and state-building'. African Studies Association annual meeting, San Francisco, 19 November 2010.

  • Titeca, K. and K. Meagher. (2009) “Cross-border trade in Africa: indigenous development or criminality”. 3th AEGIS European conference on African Studies, University of Leipzig, 05 June 2009.

  • Titeca, K. and T. De Herdt. (2009) “Aid (in)efficiency and the challenges to state rehabilitation.” 3th AEGIS European conference on African Studies, University of Leipzig, 05 June 2009

 

SELECTED INVITED LECTURES

Titeca, K. (2013) “The Lord’s Resistance Army in the Democratic Republic of Congo and Central African Republic” , University of Oxford, Central Africa Forum, 25 October 2013.

Titeca, K. (2013) “An LRA for everyone. How different actors construct different images of the LRA , and instrumentalise the conflict”, University of East Anglia, 16 October 2013.

Titeca, K. (2013) The informal economy or 'smuggling': a quantitative analysis of a smuggling group's activities in Uganda's borderlands. 06 February 2013, Consultative Group on International Agricultural Research – Uganda, 06 February 2013.

Titeca, K. (2013)  ‘Deals and Dealings: Inconclusive Peace and Treacherous Trade along the South Sudan - Uganda Border’, Gaston Berger University in Saint Louis, Senegal, African Borderlands Research Network meeting ‘Transboundary Governance Systems and Regional Integration in Africa’. 15 January 2013.

Titeca, K. (2011) Post-conflict reconstruction, war economies and rebel groups in the DRC’, Cambridge University – Uganda Martyrs University Workshop on Armed groups and post-conflict peacebuilding in Africa’. Kampala, Uganda. 13 January 2011.

Titeca, K. (2011) ‘Vigilantism, smuggling and state recuperation: the OPEC boys in north-western Uganda’ in seminar: ‘Analyse Comparée des phenomenes milicians: debats, enjeux et nouvelles approches’. 22-23 juin 2011. Centre d’études et de recherches internationales (CERI), Sciences Po, Paris.

Titeca, K. (2008) 'Historical overview of the cross-border trade beween Northern Uganda, Eastern Congo and Southern Sudan.' Cross border conference on security in the border region of DR Congo, Sudan and Uganda Arua, 29 September – 3 October 2008.

Titeca, K. (2008) 'The political economy of cross-border trade in Arua town'. London School of Economics and Political Sciences, Crisis State Research Centre Seminar, 21 January 2009.

Titeca, K. (2007), ‘The OPEC boys: popular governance or criminalization?’ workshop on ‘Popular Governance or Criminalization? The Informal Economy and Institutional Change’. St Anthony’s College, Oxford University. African Studies Seminar. 30 May 2007.

 

SELECTED PRESENTATIONS AT INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCES

Titeca K. (2013) The Lord's Resistance Army in the Democratic Republic of Congo and the Central African Republic: diverging interest and actions’. AEGIS European conference on African Studies, University of  Lisbon, 28 June 2013.

Titeca, K. (2012) The commercialization of elections, public programs and groups in the urban informal economy. Money, boda boda's and market vendors. Workshop ‘Uganda’s 2011 elections’. Institut Français de Recherche en Afrique; Makerere University, Kampala, 25 June 2012.

Titeca, K. (2012) ‘Strategies’ of Smuggling: The OPEC boys in north-western Uganda’, presentation in panel ‘Smuggling in Africa’. Centre for African Studies conference CAS @ 50, University of Edinburgh, 05-08 June 2012

Titeca, K. (2012)’Tycoons and contraband in West Nile’, presentation in roundtable ‘Uganda’s borderlands’. Centre for African Studies conference CAS @ 50, University of Edinburgh, 05-08 June 2012.

Titeca, K.  (2012) ‘Privatisation or loose coupling? Governance with empty pockets in primary education’. International seminar on ‘Practical Norms’, University of Antwerp, 28-29 May 2012.

Titeca, K. (2012) ‘Governance with empty pockets: shifting state-society relationships in the Education sector in the DRC’. African Studies Association Annual Meeting, Washington, 17-20 November 2011

Titeca, K., Goodfellow, T. (2011) ‘Presidential intervention and the changing ‘politics of survival’ in Kampala’s informal economy’, 4th European conference on African Studies, 17 June 2011, Uppsala, Sweden.

Titeca, K. (2011) ‘Regulation, cross-border trade and practical norms in West Nile, North-Western Uganda’.  Seminar ‘The practical norms of real governance in Africa’, University of Antwerp, 25 March 2011.

Titeca, K. (2010) ‘Rebel groups, resources and discipline. The FAPC: a ‘business-rebel group’ in Eastern Congo?’  African Studies Association annual meeting, San Francisco, 19 November 2010.

Titeca, K. (2010) ‘Regulation and cross-border trade: the importance of practical norms in West Nile, North-Western Uganda’ Fourth Annual Meeting of the African Borderlands Research Network (ABORNE) on ‘Cross-border trade in Africa’. Basel, Switzerland. Panel on Smuggling. 9 September 2010

Titeca, K. (2010) ‘Shadow economies, war-to-peace transitions and state-building in borderlands: the case of the ‘Forces Armées du People Congolais’ (FAPC) in north-eastern Congo.’ Conference ‘Bringing the Margins Back In. War Making and State Making in the Borderlands” Conflict Research Group/ African Borderlands Research Network. 12-13 February in Ghent.

Titeca, K. (2009) ‘Give Peace a Chance? The impact of war and peace on the border town of Arua, Uganda’ . Conference on “Poverty in Medium and Small Cities of Developing Countries", Royal Acadamy for Overseas Sciences, Brussels, 27 October 2009.

Titeca, K. (2009) “The FAPC and socio-economic governance in the Ugandan-Congolese borderlands”. Rebel Governance Conference, Yale University, 03 October 2009.

Titeca, K. and Schomerus, M. (2009) “ 'We see ourselves as unlucky because of the kind of border we have' Militarized peace along the Sudan/Uganda/DRC border". Africa Borderlands Research Network Annual Conference, University of Witwatersrand, 12 September 2009.

Invited discussant: Titeca, K. (2009) 'Cities and Fragile States' panel of the Annual Crisis States Workshop (London School of Economics and Political Sciences), Dar-es-Salaam, 03 September 2009.

Titeca, K. (2009) “Middlemen, control on information and conflict-resolution: the organization of illegal cross-border contraband trade in north-western Uganda”. Presentation on the 3th AEGIS European conference on African Studies, University of Leipzig, 05 June 2009.

Titeca, K. (2009) “ The education sector in the DRC and the instrumentalization of power.” 3th AEGIS European conference on African Studies, University of Leipzig, 05 June 2009.

Titeca, K. (2008) 'Cross-border contraband trade and access to knowledge in North-Western Uganda'. African Studies Association Annual Conference, 16 November 2008, Chicago.

Titeca, K. (2008) 'Cross-border contraband trade between North-Western Uganda, Southern Sudan and Eastern Congo'. AEGIS Cortona Summer School in African Studies 16-22 June 2008: Borders and Border-crossings in Africa

Titeca, K. (2008) 'Structure and governance of the crossborder contraband trade in West Nile'. International CERES / EADI Summer School 9-12 June 2008: Resilience and development; skirting the edge of chaos, vulnerability and complexity.

Lecoutere, E. and Titeca, K. (2007) 'The OPEC boys and the political economy of smuggling in Northern Uganda' Third Annual Workshop Household in Conflict Network. Institute of Development Studies, University of Sussex, 11 December 2007.

Titeca, K. (2007) ‘The political economy of urban informal groups and the regulation of violence in Bwera (Kasese, Uganda) AEGIS European Conference on African Studies, Leiden, 11-14 July 2007, Panel 11: Alternative policing- new initiatives or established patterns of self-help?

Titeca, K. (2007) ‘The spiritual order of the Lord’s Resistance Army’, in: abstracts workshop ‘the Lord’s Resistance Army: war, peace and reconciliation’. London School of Economics, London: 2-3 March 2007.

Titeca, K. (2006) ‘The political and developmental role of Community Based Organisations in Uganda’, in Poster Abstracts. Universiteit Gent Overzee Jonge Onderzoekers Delen hun Passie Mee. Studiedag. Koninklijke Academie voor Overzeese Wetenschappen en Universiteit Gent. Gent, 20 Juni 2006.

Titeca, K. (2006) ‘The role of the informal transborder economy in shaping the local political arena: The OPEC Boys in Arua, West-Nile’, Seminar ‘Militarisation, Violence & Livelihoods in Uganda’, May 3 2006, Dahrendorf room, St. Anthony’s college, Oxford.

Titeca, K. (2005) ‘Local governance, civil society and neo-patrimonialism’, WISC First Global International Studies Conference, Panel 'Humanitarian Assistance and Development', BilgiUniversity , Istanbul , 24-27 August 2005

Titeca, K. (2005) ‘Civil Society and the Political Economy of Foreign Aid’, AEGIS (africa-europe group for interdisciplinary studies) first European conference of African studies, panel ‘ Africa and the Aid program: saviour or sacrifice’, London , 29 June- 2 July, 2005

Titeca, K. (2005) ‘The Political Economy of Civil Society Organisations on a Local Level’, conference ‘Reclaiming development? Assessing the contribution of NGOs to development alternatives’, Manchester , 27 June- 29 June, 2005