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8:45 - Plenary 4 Constitutionalism, land and securitisation in response to C19 1hr30 min

Welcome by Prof Christi van der Westhuizen, CANRAD Head of Research

Constitutionalism, land and securitisation in response to C19 1hr30 min

Courts, accountability and democracy under COVID-19
Danie Brand (University of the Free State)

Deepening South African Democracy in Rural Spaces: The Political Economy of Labour Tenant Claims Resolution
Richard M Levin (Nelson Mandela University) , Mnqobi Ngubane (University of Western Cape)

“The situation required the adoption of those measures as they were adopted”:
Securitization and Quarantine of Roma Settlements During the COVID-19 Pandemic in

Svetluša Surova (BARI-Global Research Network, Slovakia)


11:00 Panel 5 - Nationalism and Black conservatism 1hr 30 min

The Arab Guilt: Meditations on a Postage Stamp
Rachid Boutayeb (Doha Institute for Graduate Studies, Qatar)

Black Conservatism in Post-apartheid South Africa
Siphiwe I Dube (University of the Witwatersrand)

“There is a Khoe-San knocking.” “What do they want?” “Let them in!”
Sharon Gabie (Rhodes University)

Whose Democracy Is It Anyway? Framing South African Citizenship and National Identity in the Face Of Afrophobia
Yona Siyongwana (Independent) and Madoda Ludidi (Independent)

Moderator: Marc Röntsch (Nelson Mandela University)


11:00 Panel 6 (parallel) - Neoliberalism and the Left 1h30 min

Limitations of Neoliberalism and the Shift to the Left in South Africa
Peter Makaye (Independent Researcher, Zimbabwe)

From Import-Substitution Industrialisation (ISI) to Neo-Liberalism
Lucas Nkosana Sibuyi (Rhodes University)

The Effect of the Investor-State Dispute Settlement on the Domestic Regulation of Democratising States
Khwezi Matangana (Independent)

Lest we get Left behind: Engaging politics of the Left in times of COVID-19 & unfettered neoliberalism
Muzomuhle Ntuli (Independent)

Moderator: Lesego Nkosi (Nelson Mandela University)


13:00 Roundtable 2 – Who gets to publish? Academic publishing, decolonisation and recolonisation 1hr 30 min

Enver Motala (Nelson Mandela University

Suren Moodliar (Socialism and Democracy Editor)

Kholeka Mabeta (Lukhanyo Publishers)

Nirode Bramdaw (SUNMedia)

Marc Röntsch (CANRAD)

Olutobi Akingbade (CANRAD)

Moderator: Allan Zinn (Director, CANRAD)


15:00 Closing plenary - 10 Years of CANRAD Community Building 1hr 30min

Speaker: Allan Zinn (Director, CANRAD)

Moderator: Sonwabo Stuurman (Manager: Engagement, CANRAD)