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Understanding the Burundian crisis from various perspectives

September 24, 2015 @ 3:30 am - 5:00 pm

PSRP member, Astrid Jamar, has organised a Seminar on the Burundian Crisis with the Sussex Africa Center. As a panel discussion, it will gather a number of interdisciplinary scholars based in the UK and in Burundi to address the political, social and economic implications of the crisis.

Understanding the Burundian crisis from various perspectives

– Introducing the Burundian crisis and its regional implications – Dr Devon Curtis (University of Cambridge

– Fighting for democracy: politics and risks behind social mobilisation’ – Astrid Jamar (University of Edinburgh)

– Experiencing the crisis: ‘Ordinary people’, public services, and the economy- Jean-Benoît Falisse (University of Oxford)

– Looking forward: what ways out? – René-Claude Niyonkuru


The Seminar will conclude with a drink at the Dhaba to launch Astrid’s photography display of her fieldwork in the Great Lake Region.


September 24, 2015
3:30 am - 5:00 pm
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University of Sussex
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Sussex Africa Center