Midlands African Studies Hub (MASH) Conference

Following the establishment of the Midlands African Studies Hub (MASH) in Birmingham in September 2017, we are holding a one-day conference at Coventry University on the theme of ‘Contesting Injustice: People’s mobilisation from below’ and invite you to submit a paper proposal. We are anticipating three or four panels around areas of post-conflict, human rights, democracy and elections, and natural resources. However, we will consider all proposals that examine ways in which people organise and mobilise against perceived injustices at various levels from the household to the nation-state and beyond, and perpetuated by different actors, inclusive of the state, corporations, local elites and other powerholders.

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