List of participants

Re-Conceptualising Democracy and Liberation in Southern Africa

11-13 July 2002, Windhoek, Namibia

In italics: title of contribution.

Heike Becker
Department of Anthropology & Sociology, University of the Western Cape, Belleville, South Africa
Constituting nation or contesting nationalism? Women’s struggles in Namibia, 1985-1989

Sufian Hemed Bukurura
School of Law, University of Durban-Westville, South Africa
Between Liberation Struggle and Constitutionalism in Namibia and Zimbabwe

Lovemore Chipungu
Department of Rural and Urban Planning, University of Zimbabwe, Harare
Balancing regulation and political accountability: is there a boundary between policy and politics? Drawing a parallel between Tanzania and Zimbabwe

Clement Daniels
Legal Assistance Centr, Windhoek, Namibia

Suzanne Dansereau
International Development Studies, St. Mary's University, Halifax/Nova Scotia, Canada
Labour and Democratisation: Potential of labour's political challenge in Zimbabwe

Cristiana Fiamingo
Department of International Affairs, University Statale, Milan, Italy

Kenneth Good
Department of Sociology, University of Botswana, Gaborone
Controlling Elites: the Bases of Democracy

Shireen Hassim
Department of Political Studies, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa
Nationalism, Feminism and Autonomy: The ANC in Exile and the Question of Women

William Heuva
Graduate Programme in Cultural and Media Studies, University of Natal, Durban, South Africa
Transformation and Restructuring in the regional (SADC) Media and Communication Sector: The need to balance Public and Private norms in the emerging Communication Systems

Krista Johnson
DePaul University, Chicago, USA
Liberal Framework or Liberation Framework? Comparing Liberal and Vanguardist Understandings of the Reorganization of Post-Apartheid South African Society

Amin Kamete
Department of Rural and Urban Planning, University of Zimbabwe, Harare
Reversal or consolidation? Urban governance and electoral democracy in post-colonial Zimbabwe: The case of Harare

Theunis Keulder
Namibia Institute for Democracy, Windhoek, Namibia

Reinhart Kössler
Centre for Development Research, Bonn, Germany
Public memory, reconciliation and the aftermath of war. A preliminary framework with special reference to Namibia

Guy Lamb
Centre for Conflict Resolution, University of Cape Town, South Africa
Soldiers of Misfortune: the forgotten warriors of South Africa’s liberation struggle (together with Mafole Makalobe)

Martin Legassick
Department of History, University of the Western Cape, Belleville, South Africa
Democracy and the strategy of armed struggle in Southern Africa

Mafole Makalobe
Centre for Conflict Resolution, University of Cape Town, South Africa
Soldiers of Misfortune: the forgotten warriors of South Africa’s liberation struggle (together with Guy Lamb)

Henning Melber
The Nordic Africa Institute, Uppsala, Sweden

Michael Neocosmos
Department of Sociology, University of Pretoria, South Africa
The Construction of a State Consensus in South Africa: authoritarian nationalism, the depolitisation of politics and the exclusion of popular democratic discourse

Francis Nyamnjoh
Department of Sociology, University of Botswana, Gaborone
Might and Right: Chieftaincy and Democracy in Cameroon and Botswana

Victor Ojakorotu
Department of International Relations, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa

Christopher Saunders
Historical Studies Department, University of Cape Town, South Africa
’Where Others Wavered’: a story of Liberation

Eduardo J. Sitoe
Department of Government, University of Essex, United Kingdom
Changing perceptions of the key political actors in the post-colonial transition to Peace in Angola and Mozambique

Roger Southall
Human Sciences Research Council, Pretoria, South Africa
Democratisation Perspectives in Africa

Raymond Suttner
Centre for Policy Studies, Johannesburg, South Africa
Cultures(s) of the ANC

Teedzani Thapelo
Department of History, University of Botswana
Nomads No More: Public Policy and San (Bushman) Displacement in Liberal Democratic Botswana

Ian Taylor
Department of Political & Administrative Studies, University of Botswana, Gaborone
As good as it gets? Botswana’s ‘democratic development’ from a critical perspective

Lennart Wohlgemuth
The Nordic Africa Institute, Uppsala, Sweden

Wolfgang Zeller
Institute of Development Studies, University of Helsinki, Finland

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