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Africa @ Warwick

Africa @ Warwick, a two day conference held in January 2010 highlighted research themes and teaching programmes connecting the University of Warwick to Africa.

The event was organised by the University’s Sub-Saharan African Research Network (SSARN) and the Institute of Advanced Study (IAS).

The diverse two-day programme outlined a sample of African-based research involving staff from the University of Warwick and colleagues located at Warwick’s strategic partner institutions across the globe, as well as highlighting funding opportunities and a range of teaching collaborations with Africa.

This series of 13 podcasts recorded over the two days covers the following topics:

  • Youth and Children
  • Governance
  • Food and the Environment

Food and the Environment: Chronic Disease Prevention in SSA; a Case Study of Community Base Intervention in Ashanti

08:00, Tue 2 Feb 2010

Franco Cappuccio (Warwick Medical School)

(MP3 format, 26 MB)


Food and the Environment: Resilience and Multiple Livelihood Strategies for Food Security in Agincourt, Rural South Africa

07:03, Tue 2 Feb 2010

Gillian Hundt (School of Health and Social Studies, University of Warwick)

(MP3 format, 15 MB)


Food and the Environment: Societal and Cultural Impacts of Environmental Change Sustainability and Security

01:13, Tue 2 Feb 2010

Lenore Manderson (Monash University)

(MP3 format, 28 MB)


Food and the Environment: Climate Change Impacts on Coral Reefs- Implications for Regional Food Security in East Africa

01:03, Tue 2 Feb 2010

Mebrahtu Ateweberhan (Biological Sciences, University of Warwick)

(MP3 format, 23 MB)


Food and the Environment: Food Security's Unintended Consequences the Agro-ecology of Malaria and Maize

00:54, Tue 2 Feb 2010

James McCann (Boston University)

(MP3 format, 31 MB)


Governance: A New Challenge in Global Environmental Governance

00:43, Tue 2 Feb 2010

Franklyn Lisk (Centre for the Study of Globalisation and Regionalisation, University of Warwick)

(MP3 format, 17 MB)


Governance: The Governance of Sexual Violence in Northern Uganda

00:37, Tue 2 Feb 2010

Helen Liebling-Kalfani (Clinical Psychology, University of Warwick) and Bruce Baker (Director of African Studies Centre, Coventry University).

(MP3 format, 22 MB)


Governance: How People View Democracy in African Democracies

00:28, Tue 2 Feb 2010

Renske Doorenspleet (PAIS, University of Warwick)

(MP3 format, 24 MB)


Governance: An Eloquent Corpse; Dedan Kimathi

20:33, Mon 1 Feb 2010

Dan Branch (History, University of Warwick).

(MP3 format, 16 MB)


Youth and children: Geographical and Temporal Variation in Health and Disease among Children

20:25, Mon 1 Feb 2010

Kandala Ngiana-Bakwin (Warwick Medical School).

(MP3 format, 17 MB)


Youth and children: A Generation at Risk; Prioritising Child and Youth Health Concerns

20:18, Mon 1 Feb 2010

Alex Ezeh (African Population and Health Research Centre).

(MP3 format, 25 MB)


Youth and children: Friendship, Co-operation and Reciprocity Among Accra's Poor Children

20:09, Mon 1 Feb 2010

Phil Mizen (Sociology, University of Warwick).

(MP3 format, 17 MB)


Youth and children: Why Not Ask the Kids

20:03, Mon 1 Feb 2010

Sam Kauffmann (Film maker, Boston University).

(MP3 format, 19 MB)