2005 Scholar for a day: Professor Francis Deng
Monday 21 March 2005, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m

University of Pennsylvania, Stiteler Hall, First Floor (37th and Walnut)


Francis Deng is Research Professor of International Law, Politics and Society
and the Director of the Center for Displacement Studies at the School of Advanced International Studies at Johns Hopkins University. A former Sudanese minister of state, ambassador and, currently, special representative of the UN Secretary-General on internally displaced persons, Professor Deng is a leading expert on the Sudan, African conflicts, and refugees.




The African Studies Center at the University of Pennsylvania
Professor Francis M Deng
for the
2005 Scholar for a Day Program


8:30-8:50: Welcome and breakfast

8:50-9:00: Opening remarks by Dr. Lydie Moudileno

9:00-10:30: Panel 1

Chair: Dr. Thomas Callaghy (Political Science)

Tonya Taylor
Nicole Benham
Robert Riggs

10:30-10:45: Coffee break

10:45-12:15: Panel 2

Conflict & Identity
Chair: Dr.Rose Kadende-Kaiser

Kristin Doughty,
Jennifer Sessions,
Ben Porter

12:15-1:30: Lunch break

1:30-3:00: Panel 3

Africa Envisioned
Chair: Dr. Lee Cassanelli (History)

Niklas Hultin
Anika Wilson
David Faris

3:00-3:15: Coffee break


The Challenges of National Unity in Africa

Chair: Dr. Ali Dinar (African Studies)

4:30: Reception


This event is co-sponsored by:
African Studies Center, the Middle East Center, the Solomon Asch Center for Study of Ethnopolitical Conflict, the Christopher H. Browne Center for International Politics, and the Graduate Student Associations Council (GSAC)


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