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PLAAS Webinar: Military dictatorship and citizenship in Myanmar

Special Webinar: Military dictatorship and citizenship in Myanmar FRIDAY 26 MARCH 2021 FROM 13:00-14:00 CAT PLAAS invites you to a special webinar titled ‘Military dictatorship and citizenship in Myanmar’ featuring: • Sai Sam Kham, Ph.D. Fellow, International Institute of Social Studies, Erasmus University Rotterdam • Fariba Alamgir, PhD in International Development from the University of Copenhagen and University of East…
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March 24, 2021
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PLAAS Webinar: Gendered implications of new formalisation of customary land tenure in Southern Africa

Webinar: Gendered implications of new formalisation of customary land tenure in Southern Africa THURSDAY 25 MARCH 2021 FROM 13:00–14:00 CAT PLAAS invites you to a webinar titled 'Gendered implications of new formalisation of customary land tenure in Southern Africa' featuring: Dr Phillan Zamchiya – Senior Researcher, PLAAS Jesinta Kunda – Project officer, Zambia Land Alliance Mr Clemente Ntauzi – Project officer,…
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March 19, 2021
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PLAAS Webinar: Exploring advocacy, research, and training on women’s land rights

Webinar: Exploring advocacy, research, and training on women’s land rights Thursday, 11 March 2021 from 13:00–14:00 (CAT) PLAAS invites you to a webinar titled ‘Exploring advocacy, research and training on women’s land rights’ featuring: Isabel Maria Casimiro – President of CODESRIA, Professor, Eduardo Mondlane University, Mozambique Augustine Masinde – National Director of Physical Planning, Ministry of Lands & Physical Planning,…
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March 5, 2021
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PLAAS Webinar: Is the Expropriation Bill an effective tool for transformation?

Webinar: Is the Expropriation Bill an effective tool for transformation? Thursday 4 March 2021 from 13:00–14:00 (CAT) PLAAS invites you to a webinar posing the question “Is the Expropriation Bill an effective tool for transformation?”. The webinar features: Shakira Qwabe – Activist, Tshwane Leadership Foundation  Bonani Loliwe – Activist and Director of Vulamasango Michael Clark – Researcher and Activist, Ndifuna…
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February 26, 2021
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PLAAS Webinar: Indian farmers protest: Meaning, response and wider significance

Webinar: Indian farmers protest: Meaning, response and wider significance Thursday 11 February 2021 from 13:00–14:00 (CAT) PLAAS invites you to a webinar on “Indian farmers protest: Meaning, response and wider significance” featuring: Shirin (Co-founder, Peace Vigil) Dr. Vikram Singh (Joint Secretary, All India Agricultural Workers Union) Dr. Siddharth K. Joshi (Independent Researcher, Bengaluru) The webinar will be chaired by Dr…
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February 8, 2021
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Webinar Series: Agrarian Conversations

Agrarian Conversations Webinar: Wednesday 27 January 2021 at 14:00 CAT The Agrarian Conversations series aims to address strategic and urgent issues in and in relation to the rural world today. Pastoralists are some of the most marginalised people on the planet, but they have much to teach us all. Pastoralists make a living from livestock on extensive dry and montane…
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January 22, 2021
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PLAAS hosts policy engagement workshop to promote secure land tenure for women

The Institute for Poverty, Land, and Agrarian Studies (PLAAS) is hosting a policy engagement workshop for its latest project titled “Privatisation of customary land and implications for women’s land tenure security and livelihoods in Southern Africa” from 2 to 3 December 2020. The training workshop will focus on high-level policy engagement and communications to promote secure land tenure for women.…
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November 27, 2020
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Briefing note on “Legal pluralism and poor implementation hold back women’s land rights in Africa: What can we do?”

Briefing note on “Legal pluralism and poor implementation hold back women’s land rights in Africa: What can we do?” From the Beijing Conference held 25 years ago to the top of Mount Kilimanjaro in 2016 women have voiced their concerns on land rights as the top agenda among other policy issues. The African Union and several African countries have formulated…
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November 27, 2020
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Agrarian Politics Episode 6: Feminism and postcoloniality: Transcending patriarchy and nationalism

To grapple with patriarchy requires drawing inspiration from anticolonial struggles, recognising the constraints of the neocolonial present and forging a post-patriarchal postcolonial future. In this episode, we speak with Professor Patricia McFadden, a radical feminist, scholar and activist from eSwatini (formerly Swaziland), who spent 20 years in the anti-apartheid and anti-colonial struggle and whose work addresses gender politics and citizenship,…
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November 23, 2020
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PLAAS Webinar: The land of opportunity? The status of the government’s state land release promise

Webinar: The land of opportunity? The status of the government’s state land release promise Thursday 12 November 2020 from 13:00–14:00 (CAT) PLAAS invites you to a webinar on “The land of opportunity? The status of the government’s state land release promise”. The webinar will be chaired by PLAAS researcher Katlego Ramantsima, and will feature: Alwyn Esterhuizen, GIS Specialist at the…
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November 6, 2020