The end of the Cold War meant significant change in the dynamics of international relations, with regard to the developing world as well as among the main participants. Coincidentally, in Uganda, the declining years of this conflict corresponded to the arrival in power of Yoweri Museveni in 1986. The goal of this conference is to examine the evolution Uganda’s foreign relations and its role in the world since the Cold War.
Among the topics under consideration:
-Relations with Uganda’s African neighbours
-The Lord’s Revolutionary Army and its impact in the region
-Human rights, humanitarianism and NGOs
-Media and the impact of Western popular culture
-The Ugandan diaspora
-Foreign trade and investment
-The politics of debt
-Missionaries and religious denominations
-Participation in international sporting organizations
-And, of course, more traditional analyses of relations with individual countries.
This is by no means an exhaustive list and papers on other subjects will be considered. Proposals should be 300 to 500 words and should be sent by 1 December 2012 to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please include a short bio (four or five sentences maximum) as well. The one-day conference will be at the University of Paris 8 on 31 May 2013 and is sponsored by the research group “Frontières: Politique étrangère et migrations, pays Anglophones” (EA 1569) at Paris 8. Papers may be either in French or English.
Département d'études des pays anglophones
Université de Paris 8
2 rue de la Liberté
93526 St Denis Cedex
France Email: email@example.com
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