Monday, October 04, 2010

 

CALL FOR PAPERS: South-South Cooperation, India, Africa and Food Security: Between the Summits

Centre for African Studies, University of Mumbai, 10- 11 January, 2011

While analyzing the current scenario prospects of closer interactions and related challenges too need to be looked at. How can we strengthen genuine attempts to promote South-South Cooperation and avoid neo-colonial manoeuvres for exploiting African resources for India’s own benefits? How can we strengthen a new and different cooperation model for South-South cooperation and avoid repeating the same mistakes of traditional cooperation?

The interregnum period between the 2008 India-Africa Summit and forthcoming 2011 Summit provides us with an opportunity to deliberate on all these issues.

Within this broad remit we expect papers that will explore key areas related to Indian engagement in African agricultural and related sectors. The themes include:

The conference will be of an interdisciplinary nature. Empirical case studies are particularly welcome.

Abstracts of about 500 words and a CV of two pages with contact details should be sent as a single word file to: conferenceafrica@gmail.com

More information (pdf).

Deadline: October 15, 2010



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