PLAAS hosting new roundtable: ‘What is the character of the Agrarian Question in contemporary Africa?’

The APRA South Africa Hub at the Institute of Poverty, Land and Agrarian Studies (PLAAS) is hosting a roundtable on the question: ‘What is the character of the Agrarian Question in contemporary Africa? Perspectives from East, West and Southern Africa’?

The event shall be attended by renowned scholars of the field:

  • Professor Issa Shivji, the Director of Nyerere Resource Centre at the Tanzania Commission for Science and Technology (COSTECH);
  • Professor Kojo Amanor, University of Ghana;
  • Professor Ben Cousins, the DST/NRF Chair in Poverty, Land and Agrarian Studies at the University of the Western Cape;
  • Professor Ruth Hall, the Senior Professor at PLAAS

The event will take place on 14 May 2019, from 13:00-15:00 at the University of the Western Cape, Cape Town, South Africa.