Conference Program


15 January 2021




© Raffaele Perniola

Time zone WAT/CET
15:15 - 16:30
INFRASTRUCTURE AS MEDIUM OF CONTESTATION

15:15 - 15:30
Andreas Greiner
Infrastructure between colonial schemes and local realities: African agency and the limitations of road building in colonial East Africa c. 1900  
15:30 - 15:45
Megan Eardley
After Eurafrica: Fanakalo & the Politics of Creolization in South Africa’s Extractive Industry since the 1950s
15:45 - 16:00
Sophie Toupin
Eurafrican Communication Infrastructure
16:00 - 16:10
Chair and Respondent: Muriam Haleh Davis
16:10 - 16:30
Discussion with Q & A.

16:30 - 17:00 Break

 
17:00 - 18:15
REMAKING INFRASTRUCTURAL INHERITANCE

17:00 - 17:15
Miriam Maranga-Musonye & Alina Oswald,
The Legacy of Colonial Roads in Central Kenya (1940s to 1960s): A Literary-Historical Perspective
17:15 - 17:30
Senayon Olaoluwo
Infrastructural Entanglement: Exile and Postcolonial Critique of Empire in Mapanje’s Of Chameleons and Gods
17:30 - 17:45
Chalden Sabab & Raffaele Perniola
Locomotives and workers – New perspectives on the musealization of railway memory in Namibia
17:45 - 17:55
Chair and Respondent: Lorena Rizzo
17:55 - 18:15
Discussion with Q & A

18:15 - 18:45 Break

18:45 - 20:00

Keynote Lecture
Achille Mbembe

18:45 - 18:50
Introduced by Kenny Cupers
18:50 - 19:30
Keynote Lecture by Achille Mbembe
Notes on Techno-Molecular Colonialism
19:30 - 20:00
Discussion with Q&A, moderated by Kenny Cupers

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