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Published on Thursday, May 02, 2013


The goal of this one-day conference is to consider the evolution of Uganda’s international relations and its role in the world since the end of the Cold War. The conference will focus mainly on the following topics:  Relations with Uganda’s African neighbours; the Lord’s Resistance Army and its impact in the region; and foreign aid and relations with the developped world.


May 31, 2013

Université de Paris 8 (Vincennes-St Denis) salle B313

Président de séance: Henri Médard, Université de Paris I

9:00 Keynote Address:

  • “The politics and anti-politics of tropical disease control in Uganda”, Tim Allen, London School of Economics

10:00: Questions


  • "The 'Hard to Reach' in International Relations: HIV, Risk, and Sex Work in the Slums of Kampala, Uganda", Serena Cruz, Florida International University

11:00 Questions

11:30 Break


  • “'The President will decide': 'Big man' rule and the determinants of Ugandan foreign policy under Museveni", Jonathan Fisher, University of Birmingham

12:15: Questions

12:45 Lunch

Présidente de séance: Sandrine Perrot, CERI, Sciences Po


  • "Uganda and its Cross-Border Military Adventures: A Strategy of State Consolidation", Jude Kagoro, Bayreuth International Graduate School of African


14:30 Questions


  • "The Lord's Resistance Army in the Democratic Republic of Congo: competing agenda's and their effects", Kristof Titeca, University of Antwerp

15:30 Questions

16:00 Break


  • "The complexity of post-Cold War foreign relations: Ugandan private security guards in Iraq", Katharina Döring, University of Leipzig

16:45 Questions


  • "The U.S. Senate and the Politics of Uganda”, Lori Maguire, University of Paris 8

17:45 Questions and end of conference

Contacts : Lori Maguire, lori.maguire@univ-paris8.fr


  • salle B313 - 2 rue de la Liberté
    Saint-Denis, France (93)


  • Friday, May 31, 2013


  • Uganda, Africa, international relations, international development, Lord's Resistance Army


  • Lori Maguire
    courriel : lori [dot] maguire [at] univ-paris8 [dot] fr

Information source

  • Lori Maguire
    courriel : lori [dot] maguire [at] univ-paris8 [dot] fr


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