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IFRA-Nigeria and partners organize a one-day conference on the "Arab Spring"

Date: 12 mars 2012
Place: Drapper’s Hall, Institut d’Etudes Africaines, Université d’Ibadan
Time: 10am-2pm

IFRA-Nigeria, in partnership with the Institute of African Studies and the Department of Arabic and Islamic Studies of the University of Ibadan, organises a one-day conference on "The North Africa Arab Uprising : Implications and significance for the future?"

The conference will include two panels. The first panel (10am-12noon) will be chaired by Dr. Gérard Chouin, director of IFRA-Nigeria, and the second panel (12noon-2pm) by prof. O.C. Adesina, from the Department of History, University of Ibadan.

Panel 1

Isaac .O. Albert: Political Islamism and the Spring Revolution in Libya
Kunle Ajayi: People’s Power and the North Africa Arab Revolution : the interventionist role of Foreign Mass Media and Social Networks
Adedoyin Adetayo: Sociopolitical and Economic Issues in the North Africa Uprising
A. O. Olutayo and G. E. Odok: The Absence of Arab-Islamic Nationalism in the North Africa Arab Revolution and the Fading Effect of Religion in Nigeria in the 21st Century

Panel 2

Abosede Omowunmi Babatunde: Revolution in North Africa and Sub-Regional Insecurity
Animashaun Rofiah Olateju: Media and Conflict Reporting of Libya Revolution
James Okorie-Osemene: Unconstitutional Change of Governance, Foreign interventionism and the question of the legitimacy in Governance
Oladosu A. Afis: Al-Sawah al-Arabiyah: History, methodology and Implications

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