Africa in World History

Conference, Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso, 19-20 August
African Network in Global History / Réseau african d'histoire mondiale under the sponsorship of the Department of History of the Université de Ouagadougou and the Fondation Joseph Ki-Zerbo 19.08.2013-20.08.2013, Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso

The bilingual conference, in French and English, includes a celebration of the legacy of Joseph Ki-Zerbo-long-time president of the Association of African Historians-and 14 scheduled presentations on aspects of African and global history.

19 August 2013
Chair: Boubacar Barry, Université Cheikh Anta Diop, Dakar Closing Ceremonies of the summer University of the Fondation Joseph Ki-Zerbo / Homage to Joseph Ki-Zerbo Patrick Manning, University of Pittsburgh Doulaye Konate, Association of African Historians Peter Adebayo, University of Ilorin, Nigeria Kim Butler, Rutgers University, Director of ASWAD

15H-17h30 Panel 1 Historiographies of African globalisation
Chair: Doulaye Konate, AAH
Patrick Manning, University of Pittsburgh: The General History of Africa and modern history
Dieudonné Gnammankou, France: Pouchkine: une trajectoire mondiale
Leslie Witz, University of the Western Cape: Historiography as seen through museums

15H-17h30 Panel 2 Regional and comparative history
Chair: Yakubu Ochefu, Benue State University Bakary Traore, CNRST, Burkina Faso: Les Dioula dans la longue durée sur de grands espaces
Halirou Abdouraman, Université de Ngaoundéré, Cameroun: Migrations des Peuhl du Cameroun
Rokhaya Fall, Université Cheikh-Anta Diop: Histoire de femmes africaines dans le contexte mondial
Yakubu Ochefu, Benue State University: The contribution of historical societies to African history

20 August 2013
9h-11h Panel 3 History and culture of the diaspora
Chart: Leslie WITZ
Lazare Ki-Zerbo, Comité scientifique de la Fondation International Joseph Ki-Zerbo pour l'Histoire et le Développement Endogène de l'Afrique: Expansion du reggae: leçons pour l'histoire mondiale. Notes sur la traduction de The African diaspora
Kim Butler, Rutgers University: Diaspora and homeland
Boubacar Barry, Université Cheikh-Anta Diop: La grande Sénégambie

11h - 12 h 30 Panel 4 World history and economic globalisation
Chair: Rokhaya FALL
Kako Nubukpo, Université du Bénin, Lomé, Togo: Monnaie et souveraineté
Laurent Ilboudo, Université de Ouagadougou: Réflexions sur l'échelle du développement
David Blanks, Université américaine au Caire: Economic globalisation
Peter Adebayo, University of Ilorin: Migrations of Lebanese and Nigerians

15-17h
General Assembly of the Members of the African Network in Global History / General election

Coordinators
Moussa Willy Bantenga (Ouagadougou)
Lazare Ki-Zerbo (Comité International Joseph Ki-Zerbo, Paris)
Françoise Ki-Zerbo (Fondation Joseph Ki-Zerbo, Ouagadougou)
Patrick Manning (ANGH-RAHM, Pittsburgh)

Scientific Committee
Patrick Manning (ANGH/RAHM, Pittsburgh)
Lazare Ki-Zerbo (CIJK, Paris)
Moussa Willy Bantenga (Ouagadougou)
Elikia M'Bokolo (EHESS, Paris)
Doulaye Konaté (AHA, Bamako)
Kim Butler (ASWAD, Rutgers)
Chouki El Hamel (Arizona State U.)

[Cross-posted, with thanks, from H-Soz-u-Kult]