Afrika Studie Avond

Seminar date: 
02 November 2010


Convenor: Andrew Makkinga

19.00 Welcome with tropical drinks!
19.30 Welcome by the Director of the African Studies Centre, Prof. Ton Dietz.
19.35 Address by Herman van Gelderen of Radio Netherlands Worldwide.
19.40 Prize-giving ceremony by the Chair of the Jury, Dr Harry Wels.
20.00 The winner of the Africa Thesis Award 2010, Michal Singer (University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa), will present her thesis on ‘Changing Conceptions of South African Coal-Based Pollution, with Special Reference to the Witbank Coalfield, 1906-1978’. This will be followed by a question-and-answers session.
20.30 Debate on the environment and the South, in cooperation with Greenpeace.
The best debater of the evening will win € 100!
21.15 Adviescafé Africa: A time for networking and advice.
Talk to our regional specialists. There will also be information on studying and internships in Africa:
- African Studies Centre (ASC)
- Research Masters in African Studies (a two-year Masters at the ASC in cooperation with Leiden University)
- Travel Active
- Be More
- Ontmoet Afrika
- Radio Netherlands Worldwide
- Keys for Kids
- Siyabonga
- Nederlands-Zuidafrikaanse Vereniging
22.00 End of programme

This evening is sponsored by Radio Netherlands Worldwide and the African Studies Centre.