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Political Change in Africa

  • Deakin Burwood Level 2, Building BC, 221 Burwood Highway Burwood Australia (map)
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  • Dr Sam Wilkinson (University of Melbourne);

  • Dr Vanessa Barolsky (Deakin University);

  • Dr Sam Balaton-Chrimes (Deakin University).

The African continent is in the midst of significant political, economic and social change. One of the major developments in the region has been the uneven, and frequently interrupted, embrace of democracy.

This Polis panel, led by scholars with expertise and experience of Kenya, South Africa and Uganda, discusses the challenge of conducting successful democratic politics in contemporary Africa.

The seminar will be held at Deakin Burwood (Level 2, Building BC, 221 Burwood Highway Burwood), streamed to Deakin Waurn Ponds (IC3.108) and available via VMP 54629.