Conference Program


13 January 2021




Image provided by Tara Weber

Time zone WAT/CET
15:15 - 16:30
INFRASTRUCTURE BETWEEN DECOLONIZATION AND DEPENDENCY
15:15 - 15:30
Jessica Pearson
Eurafrica in the Sky? Air Afrique between Pan-African Solidarity and Franco-African Dependency
15:30 - 15:45
Petros Phokaides
Afroecumenopolis
15:45 - 16:00
Giulia Scotto
Postcolonial Logistics: ENI’s Disegno Africano
16:00 - 16:10
Respondence by panel chair Anne-Isabelle Richard
16:10 - 16:30: Discussion with Q&A

16:30 - 16:50 Break
16:50 - 17:10
Film Screening: The Sovereignty of the Skies
Algerianising civil aviation (documentary, 20 mins, Walid Benkhaled and Natalya Vince, 2019)
http://generation-independence.com/the-sovereignty-of.html
 
17:10 - 18:25
INFRASTRUCTURES OF RACE AND ALTERITY
17:10 - 17:25
Omar Jabary Salamanca
17:10 - 17:25     
But I also know a silence: Ruminations on film, labor and infrastructure
17:25 - 17:40
Zandi Sherman
Racial Infrastructure: The Circulation of the Closed Compound
17:40 - 17:55
Adesoji Adedipe
Backyard Housing and Segregation: A colonial legacy in Africa? Nigeria and South Africa in comparative perspective
17:55 - 18:05
Respondence by panel chair Charles Heller
18:05 - 18:25: Discussion with Q&A
 
18:25 - 18:55 Break
 
18:55 - 20:10

Keynote Lecture
Sarah Nuttall

18:55 - 19:00
Introduced by Kenny Cupers
19:00 - 19:40
Keynote Lecture by Sarah Nuttall
The Infrastructural Turn:
Some Conceptual Considerations from Southern Africa

19:40 - 20:10
Discussion with Q&A, moderated by Kenny Cupers

International Conference 12-15 Jan 2021, Time zone WAT/CET