Academic Forum

Afronomicslaw Academic Forum launches in West Africa

January 22, 2022

Following the establishment of the Afronomicslaw Academic Forum in Eastern and Southern Africa, we are delighted to announce the launch of the Academic Forum in West Africa. The Forum welcomes twenty-seven pioneer Representatives from Nigeria, Ghana, Sierra Leone, Togo and Morocco.

The Forum will be led by the trio of:

Call for Regional Representatives for the Afronomicslaw Academic Forum (Eastern Africa) November 2021

The Afronomicslaw Academic Forum is an inclusive space that brings together undergraduate and graduate students and early career researchers who are interested in international economic law (IEL) matters as they relate to Africa and the Global South. The Academic Forum is part of Afronomicslaw, an academic and political project that ‘focuses on IEL themes as they relate to Africa and the Global South. A major goal of Afronomicslaw is to amplify the voices and issues that are not often part of the conversation in the scholarship and practice of IEL.

Afronomicslaw.org Academic Forum Guest Lecture Series: Africa as a "Theatre" of International Law and Development: Knowledge, Practice and Resistance

August 5, 2021

The Afronomicslaw.org Academic Forum invites you to join their next guest lecture series. 

Title

Africa as a “Theatre” of International Law and Development: Knowledge, Practice and Resistance

Date: Aug 7, 2021

Time: 17:00 CAT/ 18:00 EAT

Afronomicslaw.org Academic Forum Introductory Video

The Afronomicslaw.org Academic Forum Video features short introductions in response to five questions. -What is the Academic Forum? -Why is the Academic Forum Needed? -What does the Academic Forum Offer? -What is our mentorship program? -Where does one begin? The video features responses by: -Dr. Ohio Omiunu, Editor - Afronomicslaw.org Academic Forum -Arnold Nciko, Lead Regional Representative, East Africa -Kayode Olude, Lead Regional Representative, West Africa -Nikola Sekoe, Lead Regional Representative, Southern Africa -Anne Mburu, East African Partnerships Lead -Mainga Simoonga, Southern Africa Partnerships Lead.

Afronomicslaw.org Academic Forum Guest Lecture Series: An Introduction to Chinese Law and African Interests

July 14, 2021

The Afronomicslaw.org Academic Forum invites you to join their guest lecture series.

Title: An Introduction to Chinese Law and African Interests

Date: Saturday July 17, 2021

Time: 16:00 CAT, 17:00 EAT.

Zoom Registration here.

Guest Speaker:

Reflections on the 9th Afronomicslaw Academic Forum Guest Lecture Delivered by Harrison Mbori and John Nyanje

The lecture was fascinating because it provided various ways of moving forward. These include the questioning of international law as amateurs, the need to produce ‘African’ international law, and the duty we have in promoting and protecting our epistemic locations.