Towards a New Congo Crisis?: A Roundtable Conversation on Security, Electoral Tensions and Political Imaginaries in the DRC

Talk

Eveil Démocratique en Afrique

WHEN February 12, 2018
6-7:30pm EST WHERE 19 Washington Square North WHO NYU Abu Dhabi Institute
Open to the Public

2017 was a year of tensions in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) – with frequent protests against the deferment of the electoral process in urban centers, mass displacement of civilians, deadly attacks, and cycles of insurrection and repression in several provinces. This roundtable discussion examines the current situation in the DRC and its possible evolutions in the coming few months.

Speakers
Kambale Musavuli, International Human Rights Advocate; Spokesperson, Friends of the Congo, Individuals
Jason Stearns, Senior Fellow, NYU Center for International Cooperation; Director, Congo Research Group, Individuals
Tatiana Carayannis, Director, Social Science Research Council’s Violent Conflict Research Initiative; Visiting Senior Fellow, The London School of Economics and Political Science, Individuals
Severine Autesserre, Professor of Political Science, Barnard College, Columbia University

Convened by
Pedro Monaville, Assistant Professor of History, NYUAD


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