Conference Schedule

The MANSA Conference 16-19 June 2021 will be organized as a Webinar, and follow the time-slots (Central European Summer Time) below. The Conference Programme is now available. Below you find all the links to the panels.

Le colloque MANSA du 16 au 19 juin 2021 sera organisé en webinaire selon les horaires (Temps d’été européen). Le programme du colloque est actuellement disponible. Ci-dessous vous trouverez les liens pour tous les panels.

Wednesday / Mercredi 16/6
14.00-15.30 Plenary Session 1:
Plenary Room with interpretation: Opening Ceremony, Introduction to the Theme, and two Paper Presentations on Women Leadership and Warlord Democrats

15.30-16.00 Break

16.00-17.30 Parallel Session 1 – five panels
Room 1: Dynamics of West African Conflict Resolution
Room 2: Voix locales et projets internationaux
Room 3: Political Identities from Gambia to Ghana
Room 5: Historical Traces in Unexpected Places, part 1
Room 6: Le Sahel (en)quête de changement, part 1

17.30-18.00 Break

18.00-19.30 Parallel Session 2 – six panels
Room 1: Weaving Peace from Words & Cloth
Room 2: Agro-Conflicts in the Burkina Faso-Côte d’Ivoire Transnational Zone
Room 3: Sundiata at Sixty
Room 4: Gendered Agencies
Room 5: Historical Traces in Unexpected Places, part 2
Room 6: Le Sahel (en)quête de changement, part 2

Thursday / Jeudi 17/6
14.00-15.30 Plenary Session 2
Plenary Room: Relativizing the Universal

15.30-16.00 Break

16.00-17.30 Parallel Session 3 – five panels
Room 1: Relativizing the Universal, part 2
Room 2: From Local Conflicts to Regional Lessons
Room 3: Expressive Activism
Room 4: Archives and Mande Cultural Heritage, part 1
Room 5: Masculinities in West Africa

17.30-18.00 Break

18.00-19.30 Parallel Session 4 – four panels
Room 1: Formes et pratiques de résilience
Room 2: Labour & Liberty
Room 3: Linguistic creativity
Room 4: Archives and Mande Cultural Heritage, part 2

19.30-20.00 Break

20.00-21.30 Plenary Session 3
Room 1: Secret Societies in Sierra Leone

Friday / Vendredi 18/6
14.00-15.30 Plenary Session 4
Plenary Room: Contestation over the ‘mining boom’ in West Africa

15.30-16.00 Break

16.00-17.30 Parallel Session 5 – four panels
Room 1: Terror & Vigilantes in the Sahel
Room 2: Femmes nordiques de Côte d’Ivoire
Room 3: Peuples, langues et cultures dans l’aire mandingue
Room 4: Autour du livre “Rencontres religieuses et dynamiques sociales au Burkina Faso

17.30-18.00 Break

18.00-19.30 Parallel Session 6 – four panels
Room 1: Conflits sociaux en Côte d’Ivoire
Room 2: Mining the Vein of Risk
Room 3: Re-Inventing Islam
Room 4: The Politics of Knowledge

Saturday / Samedi 19/6
14.00-15.30 Plenary Session 5: Round-table
Plenary Room: Round-table on Publish or Perish in the Postcolony

15.30-16.00 Break

16.00-17.30 Parallel Session 7- three panels
Room 1: Round-table on Skin-lightening
Room 2: Subjectivités politiques et pluralité d’agir politique
Room 3: Arts and Artists in Action in the Mande and the Sahel
Room 4: Systems of In/Justice

17.30-18.00 Break

18.00-19.30 Plenary Session 6
Plenary Room: The Plasticity of Aesthetic Engagement

19.30-19.45: Conference Closure
Plenary Room: Concluding Remarks / Remarques finales

LATEST IN HERE / L’INFO LA PLUS RÉCENTE ICI
Conference Schedule as of 11 June 2021 here / Le programme du colloque, version du 11 juin 2021 ici