African perspectives on global corruption
22 FEBRUARY 2017
9:00 – 10:00 REGISTRATION
10:00 – 10:15 WELCOME – CRAIN SOUDIEN, Executive Director, HSRC
10:15 – 11:30 NEOPATRIMONIALISM AND CORRUPTION: RESPONSES TO MKANDAWIRE
Michael Chege, University of Nairobi
The International Dimensions of Corruption in Africa
Steven Friedman, University of Johannesburg.
The ‘Science’ of Superiority
Shahida Elbaz, Arab Centre for African Studies, Cairo, Egypt
A Response of Thandika Mkandawire's Paper: Neopatrimonialism and the Political Economy of Economic Performance in Africa
11:30 – 12:00 TEA/COFFEE
12:00 – 13:15 NEOPATRIMONIALISM AND CORRUPTION: RESPONSES TO MKANDAWIRE
Patrick Bond, University of Witwatersrand
Techniques and subterfuge of neopatrimonial transnational corporate accumulation in ‘post-settler colonial’ South Africa
Godwin Murunga, University of Nairobi
Beyond Exceptionalism in the Study of Corruption in Africa: An Engagement with Thandika Mkandawire
Tendai Murisa, Trust Africa
Looking through the Maze:Mobilizing Knowledge and Advocacy against Illicit Financial Flows From Africa
13:15- 14:15 LUNCH (ONLY FOR DELEGATES)
14:15 – 15:30 NEOPATRIMONIALISM AND CORRUPTION: RESPONSES TO MKANDAWIRE
Wale Adebanwi, University of California, Davis, USA
Beyond Afro-Pessimism: Notes on the Politics of Corruption and Development in Africa
Firoz Khan, University of Stellenbosch
Neoliberalism Oversold! Neopatrimonialism Oversold! Death to the Patron, Long Live the Patron!
Grieve Chelwa, Harvard University, USA.
Does Economics have an 'Africa Problem'? Some Data and Preliminary Thoughts
15:30 – 16:00 TEA/COFFEE
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