Hierarchies of Rights: Events, workshops and conferences

Here you will find a list of events with participation from researchers with affiliation to the project.
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2019

Buur, Lars (Roskilde University), Jose Jaime Macuane (University of Eduardo Mondlane), Rasmus Pedersen (Danish Institute for International Studies) and Malin Nystrand (University of Gothenborg) 2019. The politics of natural resource investments in Africa: Rights, exchange and holding power. September 10, 2019. Paper presented at Panel: The Politics of Governing Natural Resources I. Conference, From Politics to Power? Rethinking the Politics of Development ESID Conference, 9-11 September, 2019. Hosted by the Global Development Institute and the University of Manchester.

Thabit, Jacob (UDsM and Roskilde University), Padil Salimo (UDsM and Roskilde University), Rasmus H. Pedersen (DIIS), José Jaime Macuane (University of Eduardo Mondlane) and Lars Buur (Roskilde University). 2019. Economic nationalism? Domestic gas, rent capture and power generation: A comparative analysis of Mozambique and Tanzania. September 10, 2019. Presented at Panel: The Politics of Governing Natural Resources II. Conference From Politics to Power? Rethinking the Politics of Development ESID Conference, 9-11 September, 2019. Hosted by the Global Development Institute and the University of Manchester.

Buur, Lars. 2019. Key Note: The Politics of Natural Resource Investments and Rights in Africa - comparative findings. Presented at International Conference on Hierarchies of Rights: The Governance of Natural Resources Investments in Southern and Eastern Africa. Maputo, 30-31 July de 2019.

Salimo, Padil. 2019. LNG investments and the reconfiguration of local state power: competing interests over the negotiation for compensation in Palma. Panel A:
Land and Investments in Africa: The Political Economy of Land Use in Tanzania and Mozambique. Presented at International Conference on Hierarchies of Rights: The Governance of Natural Resources Investments in Southern and Eastern Africa. Maputo, 30-31 July de 2019.

Kweka, Opportuna. 2019. Of Local People and Investors: The dynamics of land rights configuration in Tanzania (based on Emmanuel Sulle’s DIIS working paper). Panel A:
Land and Investments in Africa: The Political Economy of Land Use in Tanzania and Mozambique. Presented at International Conference on Hierarchies of Rights: The Governance of Natural Resources Investments in Southern and Eastern Africa. Maputo, 30-31 July de 2019.

Maganga, Faustin, Eileen Dyer Jarnholt, Lars Buur with George Schoneveld. 2019. Local exchange deals in Tanzanian Rice Investments: Contract farming and economic opportunities. Panel B: Large Scale Investments in Agriculture: Case Studies. Presented at International Conference on Hierarchies of Rights: The Governance of Natural Resources Investments in Southern and Eastern Africa. Maputo, 30-31 July de 2019.

Nystrand, Malin. 2019. Riding the waves of change: relations between domestic investors, local populations and ruling elites in the Ugandan sugar sector. Panel B: Large Scale Investments in Agriculture: Case Studies. Presented at International Conference on Hierarchies of Rights: The Governance of Natural Resources Investments in Southern and Eastern Africa. Maputo, 30-31 July de 2019.

Buur, Lars (with Carlota M. Tembe). 2019. Reconfiguring holding power in the Mozambican sugar industry. Panel B: Large Scale Investments in Agriculture: Case Studies. Presented at International Conference on Hierarchies of Rights: The Governance of Natural Resources Investments in Southern and Eastern Africa. Maputo, 30-31 July de 2019.

Jacob, Thabit. 2019. State caught in the middle: Resource nationalism, coal extraction and local dissent in Tanzania. Panel C: The Political Economy of Investments in the Mining Sector. Presented at International Conference on Hierarchies of Rights: The Governance of Natural Resources Investments in Southern and Eastern Africa. Maputo, 30-31 July de 2019.

Monjane, Celso. 2019. Challenges of Linkages formation in emerging commodity sectors: evidence from the coal sector in Mozambique. Panel C: The Political Economy of Investments in the Mining Sector. Presented at International Conference on Hierarchies of Rights: The Governance of Natural Resources Investments in Southern and Eastern Africa. Maputo, 30-31 July de 2019.

Pedersen, H. Rasmus. 2019. The Politics of Natural Gas in Tanzania. Panel D: The Political Economy of Oil and Gas in Mozambique and Tanzania. Presented at International Conference on Hierarchies of Rights: The Governance of Natural Resources Investments in Southern and Eastern Africa. Maputo, 30-31 July de 2019.

Kweka, Opportuna. 2019. Resource nationalism: the decision making and processes in the oil and gas investments in Tanzania. Panel D: The Political Economy of Oil and Gas in Mozambique and Tanzania. Presented at International Conference on Hierarchies of Rights: The Governance of Natural Resources Investments in Southern and Eastern Africa. Maputo, 30-31 July de 2019.

Salimo, Padil. 2019. Seemingly lost opportunity to boost gas related industrialization in the near decade: Domestic gas in Mozambique. Panel D: The Political Economy of Oil and Gas in Mozambique and Tanzania. Presented at International Conference on Hierarchies of Rights: The Governance of Natural Resources Investments in Southern and Eastern Africa. Maputo, 30-31 July de 2019.

Buur, Lars, José Jaime Macuane, Padil Salimo and Celso Monjane. 2019. Investments in Natural Resources and the Political Settlement in Mozambique. Panel E: Investments in Natural Resources and the Political Settlements in Africa. Presented at International Conference on Hierarchies of Rights: The Governance of Natural Resources Investments in Southern and Eastern Africa. Maputo, 30-31 July de 2019.

Pedersen, H. Pedersen and Thabit Jacob with Faustin Maganga and Opportuna Kweka. 2019. Investments in Natural Resources and the Political Settlement in Tanzania. Panel E: Investments in Natural Resources and the Political Settlements in Africa. Presented at International Conference on Hierarchies of Rights: The Governance of Natural Resources Investments in Southern and Eastern Africa. Maputo, 30-31 July de 2019.

Nystrand, Malin and lars Buur. 2019. Investments in Natural Resources and the Political Settlement in Uganda. Panel E: Investments in Natural Resources and the Political Settlements in Africa. Presented at International Conference on Hierarchies of Rights: The Governance of Natural Resources Investments in Southern and Eastern Africa. Maputo, 30-31 July de 2019.

Salimo, Padil, Lars Buur and José J. Macuane. 2019. The political economy of reforming the Mozambican gas sector. Paper presented at panel organised by Sam Hickey, The politics of governing oil in Africa: rupture and continuity? ECAS 2019. Africa: Connections and Disruptions, Edinburgh, June 11-14 2019.

Rasmus Pedersen (Danish Institute for International Studies (DIIS), Thabit Jacob (Roskilde University), Peter Bofin (Martello Research). 2019. How the resource curse discourse may impede the development of petroleum sector capacity: Expectations and domestic politics in post-liberalisation Tanzania. Paper presented at panel organised by Sam Hickey, The politics of governing oil in Africa: rupture and continuity? ECAS 2019. Africa: Connections and Disruptions, Edinburgh, June 11-14 2019.

Nikkie Wiegink (Utrecht University), Tessa Diphoorn (Utrecht University) and Lars Buur (Roskilde University). 2019. Panel: Corporate sovereignty: connections and disruptions of corporate power in Africa. ECAS 2019. Africa: Connections and Disruptions, Edinburgh, June 11-14 2019.

Salimo, Padil, José J. Macuane and Lars Buur (2019) The Political Economy of Gas Governance in Mozambique. Paper presented at The Politics of Governing Oil and Gas in Sub-Saharan Africa: Comparative Workshop at The University of Manchester. 23 to 24 January 2019.

Jacob, Thabit, Rasmus H. Pedersen and Peter Bofin (2019) Autonomy in the Tanzanian petroleum sector under pressure – how changes in Tanzania’s political settlement threatens the capacity of public entities. Draft report for the ESID gas study on Tanzania. Paper presented at The Politics of Governing Oil and Gas in Sub-Saharan Africa: Comparative Workshop at The University of Manchester. 23 to 24 January 2019.

Pedersen, R.H (2019) Presentation: 'Tanzania - et øjebliksbillede' til generalforsamling i NGOen Wakasa's generalforsamling i LO-Huset på Islands Brygge 18/02/2019.

2018

Jacob, Thabit (2018). Recent trends in Tanzania’s extractive industry and the political economy of policy influencing. Presentation made at monthly policy event organized by Policy Forum, Dar es salaam, 27 July, 2018

Rasmus H. Pedersen (2018) The political economy of extractive investments in Africa: the reconfiguration of state, community and company relations in Tanzania. Paper presentated at Annual Conference of the International Association for Impact Assessment – IAIA2018. Durban South Africa, 14-19 May 2018.

Rasmus H. Pedersen (2018) The Political Economy Land And Extractives In Post-Liberalisation Tanzania: Towards A Synthesis. Paper presentated at, World Bank Conference on Land and Poverty 2018. Washington, 19-23 March 2018.19-23 March 2018.

Pedersen, R.H. (2018) Presentation: Struggles and stratagems: influence from below in Tanzania’s petroleum sector. At Nordic research seminar - Investments: Land, consultation and Participation 22/10/2018. Gothenborg, Sweden.

2017

Macuane, J.J. and L. Buur (2017) The Political Economy of Pockets of Efficiency in the Context of an Emerging Natural Resources Economy.” Paper presented at the IESE 5TH International Conference, 19-21 September 2017. Maputo: Challenges of Social and economic research in times of crisis.

Monjane, C. (2017) “The political economy of linkages in the Mozambique’s mining sector: a tale of the coal sector”. Paper presented at the IESE 5Th International Conference, 19-21 September 2017. Maputo: Challenges of Social and economic research in times of crisis.

Padil Salimo. (2017) “The politics of LNG: local state power and contested demands for land acquisitions in Palma”. Paper presented at the IESE 5Th International Conference, 19-21 September 2017. Maputo: Challenges of Social and economic research in times of crisis.

Buur, L. and Mondlane, C. (2017) “The Next White Gold? The Political Economy of Rights to Land and Resources in Rice Investments in Mozambique”. Paper presented at the IESE 5Th International Conference19-21 September 2017. Maputo: Challenges of Social and economic research in times of crisis.

Sulle, E., 2017: The Politics of Inclusive Business Models: Insights from Sugarcane Production in Tanzania, Land based Investments in Tanzania Dialogue, organised by Care International, Hakiardhi and MVIWATA and held at Oceanic Bay Resort, Bagamoyo, Tanzania, 14 – 17 March 2017.

Sulle, E., 2017: Inclusive business model? Examining investor – outgrowers relation in Tanzania, presentation at the Young African Researchers in Agriculture Network Conference organised by the Institute for Poverty, Land and Agrarian Studies, University of the Western Cape, Stellenbosch, South Africa, 6 – 8 February 2017.

Lars Buur, Malin Nystrand and Rasmus H. Pedersen hosted a panel at the ECAS conference in Basel June 20-July 1, 2017:  Panel title: The Political Economy of Land and Extraction.

Padil Salimo. 2017. State-making at the nexus of extractive resource projects in Africa. Workshop at University of Stellenbosch, South Africa. 16-17th March 2017.

Lars Buur, Malin Nystrand and Rasmus H. Pedersen hosted a panel at the ECAS conference in Basel June 20-July 1, 2017:  Panel title: The Political Economy of Land and Extraction.

2016

Padil Salimo (2016) The political economy of large investments in oil and gas in Mozambique: rights and converging interests”. Paper presented at African Studies Association Conference 2016, Cambridge, UK. 7 -9th September 2016.

Salimo, Padil (2016). The political economy of large investments in oil and gas in Mozambique: rights and converging interests. Presented on Applied Political Settlement Workshop, Blavatnik School of Government, University of Oxford, 5-6 September 2016.

Salimo, Padil (2016). Structure of property rights in oil and gas sector. Paper presented on Hierarchies of Rights Programme Workshop. Maputo, January 2016.

Salimo, padil (2016) Land acquisition, resettlement, and social sustainability. University of Groningen Maputo Winter School, 18 – 29 July 2016.

Salimo, padil (2016) Workshop on Risk, Extraction, and Ethics. Organized by Good Governance Africa (GGA), Johannesburg, 7 – 10 November 2016.

Macuane, JJ. Lars Buur and Celso Monjane (2016) The political economy of natural resource curse revisited: the tale of Mozambique. Paper presented at Political Settlement workshop. Blavatnik School of Government, Oxford University-England. 5-6 September 2016.

Rasmus H. Pedersen (2016) The invisible hand of the state: Land and petroleum investments in Tanzania. Paper presented at African Studies Association Conference 2016, Cambridge, UK. 7 -9th September 2016.

Macuane, J.J. Lars Buur and Celso Monjane (2016) "The political economy of natural resource curse revisited: the tale of Mozambique”. paper presented at African Studies Association Conference 2016, Cambridge, UK. 7-9 September 2016.

Padil Salimo (2016) “The political economy of large investments in oil and gas in Mozambique: rights and converging interests”. Paper presented at Applied Political Settlement in Africa Workshop - Blavatnik School of Government, Oxford University, UK. 5-6th September, Blavatnik School of Government, Oxford University, UK.

Pedersen, RP. (2016). The political economy of petroleum investments and land acquisition standards in Tanzania. paper presented at the World Bank Land and Poverty Conference. Washinton, 15 Mar 2016.

Rasmus H. Pedersen. 2016. The Political Economy of Petroleum Investments and Land Acquisition Standards in Tanzania. Paper presented at The Politics of State Interventions on Land Rights in East Africa conference, Nairobi, Kenya.

Sulle, E., 2016: The Impacts of Agricultural Commercialisations on Smallholders Farmers presented at the National Engagement Strategy Workshop co-hosted by MVIWATA and International Land Coalition, Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania, 8-9 March 2016.

Jacob, Thabit (2016) Large-scale Investments in Natural Resources and the Return of the State: Recent Experience from Mineral and Energy Resources in Tanzania. Presented at The Graduate Students’ Conference organized by Makerere Institute of Social Research, Kampala Uganda. 8-9 July 2016.

Jacob, Thabit (2016)  The Return of the State! Re-emergence of state-owned enterprises in Tanzania’s extractive sector: The case of coal. Paper Presented at The African Studies Center Colloquial Series, University of Michigan. November 3, 2016.

Jacob, Thabit (2016) Defying the predicaments of the resource curse with economic nationalism? The reemergence of state-owned enterprises in Tanzania’s mineral and energy sector; Applied Political Settlements Workshop, Blavatnik School of Government, University of Oxford and the African Studies Association UK Conference, University of Cambridge. 5-9 September 2016.

2015

Celso Monjane  (2015) The political economy of linkages in the Mozambique’s coal mining sector. Paper presented at, Conference on Nationalism and Globalization, Denmark (Roskilde University). September 2015.

Jacob, T. (2015).  FDI and the Return of the State: The Case of Revived State-Owned Enterprises in Tanzania’s Minerals and Energy Resources; Paper Presented at The Paradox of Globalization: Economic Nationalism and Embedded Foreign Direct Investments, Roskilde University. 26-27 October, 2015.

Thabit Jacob (2015) Accountability in Lusophony countries: a comparative perspective. Paper presented at Conference of the Sharing Knowledge Foundation, panelist under the theme Governance and Accountability in Africa, Trieste-Italy. 5-7 November, 2015.

Thabit Jacob: Work presentation at Afrika Kontact, Copenhagen-Denmark.October 2015.

Celso Monjane (2015) How is Mozambique’s coal mining impacting the economy and livelihood of the local communities. Work presentation at Afrika Kontact, Copenhagen-Denmark.October 2015.