Provisional Programme – Accountable leadership and Sustainability in Africa UNISA 21-24 April 2015 Session 21 April Registration Tea Opening of Conference Plenary Session 1 Finger lunch Parallel Session 1 Time Session Title 9:00-10:30 Senate Hall Foyer 10:30-11:00 Senate Hall Foyer 11:00-11:45 Senate Hall 11:45- 13:15 Senate Hall 13:15-14:20 Senate Hall Foyer 14:30-16:00 Function Hall Presenter Paper Prof Molobi Welcome Prof Moeketsi (Dean) Welcome on behalf of the College of Human Sciences Prof Du Toit On behalf of the RITR Prof Bentley Housekeeping Prof Vusi Gumede Religion and Transformation 1. Cossa 2. Sambaiga 3. Nel Bamboo Hall Religious Ethics and Sustainability 1. Awoniyi 2. Adeyemi-Suenu 1. The emotional dynamics of Pentecostal discourses amongst Nigerian and Congolese pastors in Diaspora: from familial feelings and social sentiments to transformations in the everyday life. 2. Religion as a social space to negotiate accountable governance in Tanzania. 3. Reforming Missional Leaders Towards Social Cohesion: Lessons from South African Youth and Student Voices. 1. Religious ethics and development: The Nigerian experience. 2. Religious values and social insecurity: An analysis of the prescriptions in ‘Odu’-‘Ifa’. Provisional Programme – Accountable leadership and Sustainability in Africa UNISA 21-24 April 2015 Meeting Room 1 Leadership and Conflict 1. Nel & Etukamana 2. Ogunleye Meeting Room 2 Religion and Leadership 1. Garba 2. OguntolaLaguda Meeting Room 3 Youth and Leadership (1) 1. Chiroma 2. Anugwom 3. Abraham 22 April Plenary Session 2 Tea Parallel Session 2 9:00-10:30 10:30-11:00 11:00-12:30 Function Hall Bamboo Hall 1. Leadership, violent conflict, peace and reconciliation: The socio-cultural engagement of Luke’s Gospel visà-vis African experience. 2. Leadership role in conflict resolution: The Nigerian experience 1. Striking a balance between Freedom of Religion and State’s regulatory power in modern democratic systems: State regulation of religious preaching under scrutiny. 2. Religion, leadership and struggle for political power in Nigeria: A case study of the 2011 General Election in Nigeria. 1. Ecumenical Youth Leadership Development and Peace Building in Northern Nigeria. 2. Occult and Youth Conflict in Nigeria: Perspectives from the Niger Delta Region. 3. Evangelical Youth Culture in South Africa’s Moral Economy: Creativity, Authority, and Anomie. Prof. Dapu Asaju Health and Sustainability 1. Nkomo 2. Martin 3. Mwondayi Transformational Leadership 1. Schoeman and Morenammele 2. Schoeman and Pali 1. An exploration of including spirituality in healthcare. 2. Religion, health and sustainable development. 3. Biblical perspectives on health and well-being (Sirah 38:1-2, 4, 6-15 and 2 Kings 20:1-7) -navigating ways and modes of understanding and appreciating African traditional ways of healing and well-being. 1. Exploring authentic leadership in workplaces and the role of parachurch organizations in Lesotho. 2. The search for transformational leadership in congregations: an explorative study in an African church. Provisional Programme – Accountable leadership and Sustainability in Africa UNISA 21-24 April 2015 Meeting Room 1 Religion and Development (1) 1. Hiagbe 2. Manda Meeting Room 2 Religion and Democracy 1. Udeani 2. Yesufu Meeting Room 3 Sustainability and Development 1. Adeyeri 2. Agbiji (EO) Lunch (Protea Restaurant) Parallel Session 3 1. The Church in Sub-Saharan Africa’s Quest for Development. 2. Building citizenship: PACSA’s role in removing impediments to participatory democracy in South Africa. 1. Religion, Democracy and Civil Society – The Case of Disjointed Leadership in Africa of 21st Century. 2. Religion, Constitutionalism and Secularism: The Nigerian Experience. 1. Social Activism and Human Rights Violations in the Niger Delta: Implications for Sustainable Development in Nigeria. 2. The Identity role development of Pastoral Caregivers (PCGs) in Sustainable Healthcare: Insights from Role Theory. 12:30-14:00 14:00-15:30 Function Hall Women and Leadership (1) 1. Otieno 2. Van Wyk 3. Sintim-Adasi Bamboo Hall Youth and Leadership (2) 1. Ovbiebo 2. Molobi Meeting Room 1 Corruption 1. Emeka-Nwobia Meeting Room 2 Power and Violence 2. Jones 1. Mapala 1. A Gender Perspective to Discipleship: A call to be Women of Radical and Prophetic Faith. 2. First Ladies in African politics: Tinker, Taylor, Trickster, Trophy or Trump Card? 3. African women and decision making positions: The case of the Presbyterian Church of Ghana. 1. Church and youth empowerment: A study of Pentecostal missional orientation in Edo state, Nigeria. 2. Youth leadership development in the African Independent Churches in South Africa. 1. Zero tolerance for Corruption’ in Nigerian Presidential Discourse: A Pragmatic Exploration. 2. The vicious cycle of corruption. 1. Dr. Banda and the making of a dictator: A Provisional Programme – Accountable leadership and Sustainability in Africa UNISA 21-24 April 2015 Tea Parallel Session 4 2. Muhammed contribution of the Church in Malawi (1960-1971). 2. Ethnic violence and the quest for power in Nigeria’s democratic governance: The case of Nasarawa state. Meeting Room 3 Religion and Africa 1. Masoga, Mabuza and Muday 1. Chasing the wind amidst roaring lions! Problematisation of ‘religiosity’ in the current African socio-political and economic landscaping. 15:30-16:00 16:00-17:30 Function Hall Women and Leadership (2) 1. Van Schalkwyk 1. Women, gender and ecological/economic sustainability in Africa. 2. Examining women’s participation in politics in Lesotho. 1. An appraisal of political participation in Nigeria using John Locke’s theory of political participation. 2. The Occupy movement and other recent forms of social resistance: A Wesleyan reflection on sociopolitical accountability. 1. Cartoon Expression of Politicians in Selected Nigerian Newspapers 1999-2003. 2. Music of politics and religion supporting constitutional values in South Africa. 1. Checking corruption in Nigeria through financial sustainability: The media perspective. 2. Traditional Leadership and Corruption in Pre-colonial Africa: How the Past affects the Present. 1. From Living Together To Living Apart: Decades (1980-2013) of Ethno-Religious Conflicts and Spatial (Re)configuration of the Urban Centres of Jos and Kaduna. 2. Religious Practices that endeavour to stop violent conflicts and bring Peace and Reconciliation In Zakes Mda’s The Heart of Redness. 2. Tlali Bamboo Hall Democracy and Society 1. Grace 2. Bentley Meeting Room 1 Leadership and the arts 1. Labode 2. Lebaka Meeting Room 2 Leadership and Corruption 1. Chukwu 2. Igboin Meeting Room 3 Religion and conflict 1. Amidu 2. Mashau Provisional Programme – Accountable leadership and Sustainability in Africa UNISA 21-24 April 2015 Conference Dinner (Protea Restaurant) 23 April Plenary Session 3 Tea Parallel Session 5 18:00-21:00 9:00-10:30 Function Hall 10:30-11:00 11:00-12:30 Function Hall Prof. Afe Adogame Culture and Leadership 1. Song 2. Olakunle 3. Gbenda Bamboo Hall Ecology and Sustainability (1) 1. Ssebunya and Okyere-Manu 2. Chirongoma Meeting Room 1 Culture and Development 1. Amenga-Etego 2. Mabuza Lunch (Protea Restaurant) Parallel Session 6 14:00-15:30 Function Hall Gender equality and transformation 1. Chireshe 2. Latha 1. Role of Cultural and Religious Habits of the Heart in Society: An Analogical understanding between African Societies and Korean Society. 2. Traditional morality as panacea to a responsible leadership culture in Nigerian politics: The Yoruba example. 3. The moral foundations of chieftaincy institutions in West Africa: Emerging trends and challenges. 1. Ugandan women as agents of environmental conservation and sustainability: Ethical and theological implications for faith communities. 2. Blending ecological conservation with Sustainable Livelihood Strategies: A case study of Karanga women within the ZIRRCON ecological project in Masvingo, Zimbabwe. 1. Indigenous rituals and contemporary health crisis: A test for sustainable development in West Africa. 2. Jesus’ biblical injunction in the context of HIV/AIDS in the state institutions: A kairos moment to ponder in South Africa. 1. ‘The wind of change in the church is blowing in the direction of gender equality’: Myth or reality? 2. Religion and Gender Issues in society : Sanctity and Provisional Programme – Accountable leadership and Sustainability in Africa UNISA 21-24 April 2015 Tea Plenary Session 4 24 April Parallel Session 1 3. Siwila 3. Bamboo Hall Leadership and Poverty 1. Landman 2. Williams 1. 2. Meeting Room 1 Conflict and Justice 1. Abdulrassaq 1. 2. Hankela 2. 15:30-16:00 16:00-17:30 Function Hall 9:00-10:30 Function Hall Prof Anne Kubai Religious space and Politics 1. Akinwumi 2. Sibanda 3. Agbiji (O) Bamboo Hall Gender and Equity 1. Okedele subversion in the epistolary format of Mariama Ba’s So Long a Letter. A gendered discursive approach to negotiating between the centre and the peripheral in religious sacred spaces. Township spiritualities, prayer and poverty. Addressing the impunity of clerics, civil and corporate leaders, the Follower’s poverty and inequality in sub-Saharan Africa. Analysis of alternative dispute resolution (ADR) mechanism in the public sector: The case of Lagos State Local Service Commission. Migration and belonging in Johannesburg: What if church leadership was accountable to young Zimbabwean migrants? Facing threats and consolidating achievements: Religion, conflict and human security in East Africa. 1. Contesting the Religious space in Nigeria: The Christian Association of Nigeria and the Nigerian Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs and the Political Developments in the Country since independence. 2. ‘Prayers that preyed’: Theological Reflections on Robert Martin Gumbura’s Church Saga in Zimbabwe. 3. A Quest for Probity and Accountability in African Societies: Re-imagining the role of religious practitioners in sustaining social morality. 1. Ensuring Development in Africa through Gender Equity in Governance: Lessons from Traditional Yoruba Societies. Provisional Programme – Accountable leadership and Sustainability in Africa UNISA 21-24 April 2015 2. Sande Meeting Room 1 Religion and Development (2) 1. Sebola 2. Swart Meeting Room 2 Ecology and sustainability (2) 1. Oluyinka 2. Methula Meeting Room 3 Religion and Accountability 1. Masomera 2. Egharevba Tea Plenary Session 5 10:30-11:00 11:00-12:30 Closing of Conference Lunchpacks and Excursion 12:30-13:30 Function Hall 14:00-17:00 Prof Paulus Zulu 2. Reframing, matriarchal leadership debate within Pentecostalism in Zimbabwe: The case of Apostolic Faith Mission in Zimbabwe. 1. The role of African Traditional Religion in the notion of development: South African Perspective. 2. Falling into the pragmatic trap: religious leadership and development in post-apartheid South Africa. 1. The impact of information systems on ecological sustainability and conservation concepts. 2. Teaching Transformational Ethical Leadership in Soweto: My Personal Experience. 1. Faith based organisations and the dream of fostering transparency and accountability in the Zimbabwean political milieu: A hallucinatory vision? 2. Accountable leadership and sustainable development in Nigeria: Wither religion? Religion, Constitutionalism and Secularism: Morality and Governance in the South African State.
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