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Centre of African Studies: News


Annual Conference 2005


Towards informal or knowledge economies? Towards autonomy or dependency in development?

Themes include: the sustainability of the millennium development process in education, looking beyond ‘Education for All’, African education and skill in the world’s development agenda of 2005, post-basic education and training for poverty reduction and knowledge development, skills and enterprise for poverty or growth, aid for autonomy or dependency in education and training.

Speakers and discussants include: Christopher Colclough (Cambridge); Ruth Kagia (World Bank & Kenya); Keith Watson (IJED); John Lwanda (University of Edinburgh & Malawi); Peter Williams and Lalage Bown (Council for Education in the Commonwealth, UK); Nobuhide Sawamura (Hiroshima University); Jonathan Jansen (University of Pretoria, SA); Kenneth King (University of Edinburgh); Keith Lewin & Pauline Rose (University of Sussex); Kilemi Mwiria (Ministry of Education, Kenya); Jacques Charmes (IRD, Paris); Fred Fluitman (ILO, Turin); Simon McGrath (University of Nottingham); Holger Hansen (CAS, University of Copenhagen); Rungano.J. Zvogbo, Midlands State University, Zimbabwe; Ingemar Gustafsson (Sida, Stockholm); Lennart Wohlgemuth (Nordic Africa Institute, Uppsala); Yumiko Yokozeki (JICA, Tokyo); Wolfgang Kuper (GTZ, Germany); Botshabelo Maja (Ministry of Labour, SA); Justinian Galabawa (University of Dar es Salaam).

Conference Fee: £ 60.00 Edinburgh Staff: £ 40.00 Student: £ 25.00
Conference Dinner: £ 16.00

Conference Grants for Students: CAS will provide several scholarships of £80 and remission of conference fees for students who otherwise could not afford to attend the conference. Please contact Dr James Smith for more information.

Venue: Raeburn Room, Old College, University of Edinburgh, South Bridge, Edinburgh

Edinburgh Students