Conference Programme: African Culture in the Making of the Modern World, June 6-9, 2011
Venue: Conference Centre, University of Ibadan, Nigeria
1. Prof. William Beinart, African Studies Centre, St. Antony’s College, Oxford University, U.K. : ‘Plants, African Environments and African Culture’.
2. Prof. Mary E.M. Kolawole, Kwara State University, Malete, Ilorin, Nigeria: ‘Invention, Reinvention and Africa's Transnational Interconnectivity’.
Arrival Date: June 6, 2011
Registration and Networking: June 7, 2011- 8.00 a.m-9.45 a.m. Conference Centre, University of Ibadan.
Opening Session and Keynote Addresses: June 7, 2011, 10.00 am- 2.00 p.m.
Opening Panel: June 7, 2011- 2.30 pm-4.30 p.m.
1. Prof Mosunmola Omibiyi-Obidike, Institute of African Studies, University of Ibadan: ‘The Potency of African Music in Human Security.’
2. Prof. Kola Olu-Owolabi, Department of Philosophy, University of Ibadan, Nigeria: ‘A Philosophical Interrogation of a Discourse of Modernity in a Post-Colony.’
Welcome Reception: June 7, 2011- 5.00 p.m- 6.00 p.m
Command Performance of the play Obaseki at the University Arts Theatre, June 7, 2011: 7. 00. p.m. - 9.00 p.m.
Parallel Sessions: June 8, 2011, 9.00 a.m. – 6.00 p.m. Conference Centre, University of Ibadan
Closing Panels and City Tours: June 9, 2011.
Departure: June 10, 2011.
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