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Voting Materiality. Citizenship and technologies of African elections

14 October 2015 @ 14:00 - 15 October 2015 @ 16:00

voting-exhibition

International conference in the framework of the exhibition

Venue : IFRA offices in Kileleshwa

​WEDNESDAY 14 OCTOBER  – IFRA / NMK

​2:30-4:00 pm (IFRA)
SESSION 1 REGISTERING PROGRESS: TECHNOLOGIES AND PRACTICES OF IDENTIFICATION

Chair : Justin Willis

Keynote statement : Lucie Bargel (University of Nice – France)
Identification and belonging

Panel

Jean-Salathiel Muntunutwiwe (University of Burundi)
Becoming a voter in Burundi

Marie-Emmanuelle Pommerolle (IFRA)
How to deal with real voters ? The politics of electoral registration and participation in the biometric era (Cameroon)

Moses Bakary (ELOG/IED)
Registration experiences in Kenya

Comments
IEBC representative

5:00-6:30 pm (IFRA or NMK)
PUBLIC FORUM : TECHNOLOGIES AND ELECTIONS

Speakers

IEBC representative (Kenya)

James Mwirima (CEWARN, Uganda)

Moses Bakary (Kenya)

Mohammed Bakari (University of Dar es Salaam)

Tom Wolf (IPSOS)

OPENING OF THE EXHIBITION VOTING MATTERS: CITIZENSHIP AND TECHNOLOGIES OF AFRICA’S ELECTIONS

THURSDAY 15 OCTOBER – IFRA

9:00 am – 12.30 pm
SESSION 2 : MATERIAL MATTERS: MONEY, POSTERS AND CLOTHS

Chair : Sandrine Perrot (CERI, France)

Keynote statement : Marie Vannetzel (CNRS, France)
Social networks and clientelism: some comparative thoughts from Egypt

Panel 1 : CAMPAIGNING EXPERIENCES

Hassan Mwakimako (Pwani University)
Money and campaigning in Kenya

Mahmoud Noor

Coffee break

Panel 2 : PERFORMING CITIZENSHIP AND LEADERSHIP

Marie-Aude Fouéré (EHESS, France)
Tracts, posters, and political visual communication during Tanzania’s 2015 general election: Recasting the Fathers of the Nation

Kennedy Opande (Maseno University) & Benson Mulemi (Catholic University of Eastern Africa)
Propaganda and idioms of hope on election campaign materials for female voters in Kenya

2:00-4:30 pm
SESSION 3 : CASTING THE BALLOT: THE MATERIALITY OF THE POLLING STATION

Chair : Mohammed Bakari (University of Dar es Salaam)

Panel

Justin Willis (Durham University)
A ‘steady and orderly flow’: polling stations and the material culture of elections

Christine Deslaurier (IRD-IMAF)
Les petits papiers, l’urne et le cachet : une table des matières du politique au Burundi à la veille de l’indépendance (1959-1962)

Lucien Toulou (EISA)
The design of ballot papers : a comparative analysis

James Mwirima (CEWARN)

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Start:
14 October 2015 @ 14:00
End:
15 October 2015 @ 16:00
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Organizer

IFRA and IRD

Venue

IFRA
Laikipia Road, Kileleshwa Kenya + Google Map