10 April: Our current afro optimism – a true image of Africa?
Part 1 (53 min.) and Part 2 (26 min)
In the lecture series: The Current Afro-Optimism — a True Image?
Public lecture with Cluster leader Kjell Havnevik. Discussant is Clusterleader Mats Hårsmar. Both from the Nordic Africa Institute. Chairperson is Henning Melber, senior advisor, Hammarskjöld Foundation, Uppsala.
18 April: Claude Ake Memorial Lecture with Dr. Pamela Mbabazi. 'Oil in Uganda: A Blessing in Disguise or an all too Familiar Curse?'
Part 1 (36 min.) and Part 2 (14 min.)
Dr. Pamela Mbabazi is an Associate Professor of Development Studies at Mbarara University of Science & Technology in Uganda and currently the Deputy Vice Chancellor.
15 May: The current wave of Large scale agro-investments in Africa
Part 1 (55 min.) and Part 2 (24 min)
Public lecture with Prosper Matondi, PhD, Director of Ruzivo Trust, Zimbabwe.Discussants:Linda Engström, Researcher at the Nordic Africa Institute and Kenneth Hermele, PhD, researcher School of Global Studies, University of Gothenburg. Moderator: Kjell Havnevik, Senior researcher, professor, NAI.