Event Information:

  • Wed
    13
    Jun
    2012

    Ethiopia After 2005: Reinventing Political Spaces

    St Antony's College

    Panel 1: 14.00 – 15.45
    Chair: Dr. Nic Cheeseman, African Studies Centre, University of Oxford

    1. Changing discourses on democracy
    Professor Kjetil Tronvoll, International Law and Policy Institute, Oslo

    2. The Ethiopian politics machine: a view from below
    Marco di Nunzio, Institute of Social and Cultural Anthropology, University of Oxford
     
    3. The ‘democratic developmental state’: a product of 2005?
    Dr. Lovise Aalen, Chr. Michelsen Institute, Bergen

    4. EPRDF’s Ethiopia: changes and continuities
    Professor Christopher Clapham, Centre for African Studies, University of Cambridge

    15.45 – 16.00 Coffee Break

    Panel 2: 16.00 – 17.30
    Chair: Jason Mosley, Africa Programme, Chatham House

    1. Media and politics after 2005
    Dr. Nicole Stremlau, Programme in Comparative Media Law and Policy (PCMLP), University of Oxford

    2. A Miscarriage of the paradigm shift: churches and the Ethiopian ‘Election 2005’
    Merid Desta, Oxford Centre for Mission Studies, University of Oxford

    3. New media: building or challenging the state?
    Dr. Iginio Gagliardone, Programme in Comparative Media Law and Policy (PCMLP), University of Oxford