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Tuesday, March 29, 2011

The Third Julius Nyerere Intellectual Festival Week

UNIVERSITY OF DAR ES SALAAM MWALIMU NYERERE CHAIR IN PAN-AFRICAN STUDIES THIRD JULIUS NYERERE INTELLECTUAL FESTIVAL WEEK APRIL 12-15, 2011

TUESDAY 12TH APRIL 2011

PAN-AFRICAN DAY I

MORNING SESSION

9.00 – 9.30

Guests to be seated in Nkrumah Hall by 9.30 Chair: Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Rwekaza Mukandala MC: Prof. Amandina Lihamba

9.30 - 9.40

Arrival of the procession of Nyerere Lecturer Procession accompanied and led by ‘ngoma ya mdundiko’

9.40 – 9.50

Sisi ni Watoto wa Africa - Marlaw + secondary school students

9.50 – 10.10

Welcome address by the VC, Prof. Rwekaza Mukandala

10.10 – 10.25

Citation of the Distinguished Nyerere Lecturer - Prof. Issa Shivji

10.25-10.35

Installation of the Distinguished Nyerere Lecturer, 2011

10.35– 11.30

BEREKET SELASSIE: BEYOND COLONIAL BORDERS TO PAN-AFRICAN AFRICAN UNITY LECTURE I: POST-COLONIAL PAN-AFRICANISM: A HISTORICAL AND BIOGRAPHICAL TESTAMENT

11.30 – 12.30

Audience Participation: questions, comments and answers

12.30 - 12.40

Host: Tanzania Communications Regulatory Authority (TCRA) invites participants to the Health Break

12.40 – 2.30

HEALTH BREAK

Invited Guests to VC’s residence Host: The Pan-African Start Secretariat (PASS)


AFTERNOON SESSION

2.30 – 2.45

Arrival and seating of guests in Nkrumah Hall MC: Dr Tulia Ackson

2.45 – 3.00

Special song on Ukombozi - Karola Kinasha

3.00 – 3.15

Welcome of the panel and introduction of the topic – Chief interlocutor: Prof. Issa Shivji, Mwl. Nyerere Professor of Pan-African Studies

3.15 – 4.15

INTERACTIVE DIALOGUE - THINKING WITH MWALIMU: AFRICA AT 50 IN PAN-AFRICANISM

Chief Interlocutor: Prof. Issa Shivji.

Participants: Mzee Martin Shikuku, First Generation Kenyan Nationalist Mzee Hashim Mbita, Former Head of OAU Liberation Committee Dr. Salim Ahmed Salim, Former OAU Secretary General Prof. Adebayo Olukoshi, Director, UN African Institute for Economic Development and Planning (IDEP) Prof. Severin Rugumamu, University of Dar es Salaam Dr. Vicensia Shule, University of Dar es Salaam

4.15 – 5.15

Audience participation: questions, comments and answers

5.15 – 5.30

Winding up - Chief Interlocutor

6.00 – 9.00

VC’s Cocktail for invited guests


13TH APRIL 2011

PAN-AFRICAN DAY II


MORNING SESSION

9.00 – 9.15

Guests to be seated in Nkrumah Hall Chair: Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Rwekaza Mukandala MC: Prof. Saida Yahya-Othman

9.15 – 9.45

Performance Fid Q & Prof. J.

9.45 – 10.30

BEREKET SELASSIE: BEYOND COLONIAL BORDERS TO PANAFRICAN AFRICAN UNITY LECTURE II: PAN-AFRICANISM AND PROBLEMS OF AFRICAN NATION STATES: CHALLENGES IN THE ERA OF GLOBALIZATION

10.30 – 10.40

Host: UDSM-Computing Centre (UCC) invites guests to Health Break

10.40 – 11.30

HEALTH BREAK

11.30 - 12.30

Audience Participation: questions, comments and answers

12.30 – 12.50

Vote of Thanks to Prof. Bereket Selassie Dr. Khoti Kamanga

12.50 – 1.40

THREE YEARS OF KIGODA CHA MWALIMU

Guest of Honour: Dr. Ebrima Sall, Executive Secretary of CODESRIA

Chair: Prof. Issa Shivji

12.50 – 1.00

Shairi: Heko kwa kutimiza ahadi – Mwalimu Bashiru Ally

1.00 – 1.20

Taking Stock of Three Years – Issa Shivji

1.20 – 1.30

Ng’wanza Kamata: Introduces the Chair’s publications & invites the Guest of Honour to launch by presenting them to the first laureates of the course: Pan-African Thought and Practice I: The Roots of Pan-Africanism

1.30 – 1.40

Brief remarks by the Guest of Honour - Ebrima Sall

1.40 – 3.00

LUNCH BREAK Invited Guests to VC’s residence Host: Tanzania Gender Network Programme [TGNP]

AFTERNOON SESSION

SYMPOSIUM: WOMEN FREEDOM FIGHTERS

(Organised in collaboration with TGNP – Tanzania Gender Network Programme)

Chair: Ms. Mary Rusimbi, Chairperson – TGNP

3.00 – 3.30

Kwa nini? Theatre performance by Makanjanja group

3.30 – 3.40

Welcome remarks – Ms. Mary Rusimbi

3.40 – 4.40

Interactive Dialogue - Silences on Women Freedom Fighters: The Case of East African Women

Chief Interlocutor: Ms. Demere Kitunga, Publisher and Former TGNP Board Member Participants: Prof. Sylvia Tamale, Makerere University Ms. Ananilea Nkya, Executive Director – TAMWA Prof. Godwin Murunga, Kenyatta University Ms. Salma Maoulid, Gender Activist

4.40 – 5.20

Audience participation: questions, comments and answers

5.20 – 5.35

Launching of Popular Feminist Life Herstory Publications – Prof. Alice Nkhoma Wamunza, University of Dar es Salaam

5.35 – 6.00

Summing up Demere Kitunga & Mary Rusimbi

PAN-AFRICAN DAY II SPECIAL NIGHT SESSION:

LEARNING TO STRUGGLE

VENUE: REVOLUTIONARY SQUARE

Sponsor: Legal & Human Rights Centre (LHRC)

7.30 – 8.00 pm

Arrival of guests and refreshments

8.00 – 08.10 pm

A word from facilitator/moderator Prof. Issa Shivji

08.10 – 08.40 pm

Reminiscences of the Ghanaian struggle – Special Guest: Yao Graham

08.40 – 10.00 pm

Discussion of experiences and reminiscences of student struggles UDSM Students of the 60s, 70s, 80s and 90s


THURSDAY 14th APRIL 2011

CELEBRATING PAN-AFRICANISTS

[Sponsored by African Research and Resource Forum [ARRF]]

MORNING SESSION

9.00 – 9.20

Guests to be seated Chair: Prof. P. Anyang’ Nyong’o, Minister of Health Service, Kenya MC: Dr. George Omondi, Executive Secretary – ARRF

9.20 – 9.35

MC introduces books to be launched

9.35 – 9.50

Launching of the books and brief remarks by the Chairperson

9.50 – 10.30

A Panoramic View of the Books written by First Generation Nationalists by Jenerali Ulimwengu 10.30 – 10.55

Discussion

10.55 – 11.05

Host: Commission for Science & Technology (COSTECH) invites participants to Health Break 11.05 – 11.45

HEALTH BREAK


BUNGE LA VIJANA: THE YOUNGER GENERATION DEBATE ON NATIONALISM VS. PAN-AFRICANISM

Motion: This house believes that after 50 years of independence, it is time to consolidate nationalism in each of our countries rather than resurrect Pan-Africanism

11.45 – 11.50

Introduction of the topic by the Speaker, Ng’wanza Kamata

11. 50 – 12.50

Debate

12.50 – 01.30 Audience participation

01.30 – 01.40

Summing up – Speaker

1.40 – 02.40

LUNCH BREAK:

Invited guests to VC’s residence for lunch [Host ARRF]


AFTERNOON SESSION VICE-CHANCELLOR’S PALAVER:

50 YEARS OF GENERATING KNOWLEDGE AT THE HILL

3.15 – 3.30

Introduction of the topic: Vice Chancellor, Prof. R. Mukandala

REPOSITIONING UDSM AS A PAN-AFRICAN UNIVERSITY

3.30 – 4.30

Dialogue Participants: Amb. Juma Mwapachu, Secretary General, East African Community Prof. Fred Kaijage, University of Dar es Salaam Prof. Penina Mlama, CAMFED Tanzania Dr. Saleem Badat, VC, Rhodes University, South Africa Prof. Akosua Ampofo, Director, Institute of African Studies, University of Ghana

4.30 – 4.50 Audience participation

4.50 – 5.00

Winding up Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Rwekaza Mukandala

5.00 – 5.20

Special Thanks by Prof. Issa Shivji

8.00 – 12.00

PAN-AFRICAN DINNER AND DANCE

MC: Vicensia Shule KAROLA KINASHA BAND Hosts: UDASA & Economic and Social Research Foundation (ESRF)


FRIDAY 15TH APRIL 2011

ACADEMIC REFLECTIONS DAY

50 YEAR STRUGGLE FOR HUMAN RIGHTS & CONSTITUTIONALISM SCHOOL OF LAW IN COLLABORATION WITH LEGAL & HUMAN RIGHTS CENTRE (LHRC)

SESSION SESSION I:

KEYNOTE ADDRESS

Chair: Dean, Prof. Palamagamba Kabudi

MC: Ms. Asina Omari

9.00 - 9.30

Arrival and seating of guests

9.30 – 9.40

Welcoming remarks Prof. Palamagamba Kabudi

9.40 – 10.00

Citation of the Keynote Speaker Prof. G. Mgongo Fimbo

10.00 – 10.45

Keynote address Human Rights and Constitutionalism in East Africa: A Panoramic View - Prof. Yash Ghai

10.45 – 11.15

Audience participation

11.15 – 11.25

Thanks and summing up - Chairperson

11.25 – 11.30

Co-host [LHRC] welcomes participants to the health break

11.30 – 12.00

HEALTH BREAK

SESSION II: PAPER PRESENTATIONS

Chairperson: Prof. L. X. Mbunda

12.00 – 12.45

Paper presentations: 1. G. M. Fimbo: Fifty Years of Teaching and Researching Law in East Africa 2. M.K.B. Wambali: The Participation and Contribution of the Faculty of Law, University of Dar es Salaam to the Struggles for Constitutional Change, Democracy and Human Rights in Tanzania 3. P. J. Kabudi: The Future Perspectives of the University of Dar es Salaam School of Law (Formerly Faculty of Law)

12.45 – 1.30

Audience participation

1.30 – 1.45

Responses from presenters

1.45 – 2.00

Summing up - Chairperson

2.00 – 3.00

LUNCH BREAK

Invited guests to VC’s residence for lunch [Co-Host: LHRC]


AFTERNOON SESSION SESSION III:

BOOK LAUNCH

Guest of Honour: Hon. Justice Joseph Sinde Warioba

Chairperson: Prof. Palamagamba Kabudi

3.00 – 3.15

Arrival of guests and performance by Marlaw

BOOK LAUNCH: RULE OF LAW versus RULERS OF LAW: JUDGE BARNABAS ALBERT SAMATTA’S ROAD TO JUSTICE Compiled and edited by Issa Shivji & Hamudi Majamba

3.15 – 3.30

Editors’ introduction

3.30 – 3.40

Launch of the book - Guest of Honour

3.40 – 3.50

Brief remarks - Guest of Honour

3.50 – 4.00

Brief remarks and thanks - Justice Barnabas Samatta 4.00 – 4.15

Performance – Marlaw

SESSION IV: MOCK TRIAL: A SNIPPET FROM HISTORY

[This trial was organised by the then Faculty of Law sometime in 1981/2.]

4.15 – 5.15

Re-enacting the mock trial [Based on the case of Republic vs Agnes Doris Liundi [1980] T.L.R 38.] Prof. Penina Mlama in the role of the Accused

5.15 – 5.30

Official closing of the Festival by the VC



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