What Future for the Sahel? Institutions, religion, mobility and (geo)politics in Sahelian Africa

The objective of this meeting is, for a mixed audience of academics, students, journalists, policy makers and NGO employees, to provide insight into the background of the continuing crisis in the Sahel from different perspectives. The meeting will consist of four to five moderated 30-minute presentations, with Q&A sessions, to be followed by a Round Table discussion.

Confirmed speakers:
Prof. dr. Mirjam de Bruijn
Prof. dr. Han van Dijk
(See their research project Nomads facing change: political mobilisation among Sahelian pastoralists and www.nomadesahel.org)
Sergei Boeke
Modibo Galy Cissé
Dr. Mamadou Bodian

More information can be found in the preliminary programme.

Registration required (see link below).

Jointly organized with the Sahel Research Group, University of Florida.

Date, time and location

23 October 2018
Small conference room, Poortgebouw Zuid, Rijnsburgerweg 10 Leiden