Programme

Research, Activism/Advocacy, Consultancies: Dilemmas and Challenges

Accra, Ghana, October 2003

The conference was organized by the Nordic Africa Institute, Uppsala, in collaboration with the Institute of African Studies, University of Ghana – Legon, Ghana

Sunday October 12, 2003
09.00–10.00 Welcome & Introductions
10.00–11.00 Charmaine Pereira, Nigeria; Reflections of a feminist scholar-activist in Nigeria
11.00–11.30 BREAK
11.30–12.30 Nancy Lundgren and Mansah Prah, Ghana; Disappearing Dodos: Reflection on Women and Academic Freedom based on experiences in Ghana and the United States
12.30-13.30 Akosua Adomako Ampofo, Ghana; One who has strength she has the truth
13.30–14.30 LUNCH
14.30–15.30 Adetoun Ilumoka, Nigeria; Advocacy for Women's Reproductive and Sexual Health and Rights in Africa: Between the Devil and the Deep Blue Sea
15.30–16.30 DISCUSSION (Discussant: Signe Arnfred)
18.00-19.00 DINNER  

Monday October 13, 2003
9.00–10.00 Nkoli Ezumah, Nigeria; Doing Women's Studies. Problems and Prospects for Researchers and Activists in Nigeria
10.00–11.00 Isabel Casimiro and Ximena Andrade, Mozambique; A Identidade do Feminismo Crítico em Moçambique: Situando a nossa experiéncia como mulheres, académicas e activistas
11.00–11.30 BREAK
11.30–12.30 DISCUSSION (Akosua Adomako Ampofo)
12.30–13.30 LUNCH
13.30–14.30 GENERAL DISCUSSION
Some issues to think about:
a) the profile of the volume
b) how the papers should be developed
c) brainstorming and suggestions regarding whom to contact for additional papers

14.30–17.30 Visit to Dubois Centre
18.30–19.00 DINNER  
Departures
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