IDS Academic Staff Activities

Date and time: 
Wed, 2016-12-21 11:07

Prof Karuti Kanyinga

Presenter:  St. Lawrence University visiting faculty on ‘Just a Matter of Time: Kenya’s post-2007 Election Violence, Karen Campus.  5th July 2016.

Moderator: Launch of the African Economic Outlook 2016; and Primary Commodity Booms and Bursts, University of Nairobi/IDS. 14thJuly 2016.

Panel discussant:  The State of East Africa Report 2016 Consolidating Misery? The Political Economy of inequality in East Africa, Nairobi, Southern Sun Hotel. 26th July 2016.

Keynote speaker: Strengthening Electoral Integrity in Africa, conference on Electoral Integrity, organised by Hans Seidel Foundation, Nairobi. 27th July 2016.


Panel discussant: The future of Agriculture in Kenya: Findings from policy research and implications for practice, organised by Future Agricultures Consortium. 28th July 2016.

Discussant: Round-table discussion on ‘Strengthening Decentralisation in Kenya: Challenges and Opportunities, Strathmore University.  25thAugust 2016


Presenter: Political Economy of Kenya and implications for deepening democracy. A meeting organised by DAI, Nairobi, Silver Springs Hotel. 8th September 2016


Presenter:  Political Parties and Electoral Violence: The State of Play at a meeting organised by International IDEA and African Union, Cape Verde. 21-23 September, 2016

Presenter: Political Economy of Kenya: key challenges and opportunities relating to 2017 general election. Danish Embassy, Nairobi. 29th September 2016.


Convener / Facilitator: Chancellors 2nd Round Table Discussion on Policies, Regulations & Standards for University Education. Muthaiga County Golf Club. 29th September, 2016


Prof Winnie Mitullah

Appointment as Project Advisory Committee Member of the International Institute for Democracy and Electoral Assistance (IDEA): Supporting Electoral and Political Processes in Kenya Phase 2 Project. July 2016

Appointment to the global Board of Sustainable Low Carbon Transport (SLoCaT). August, 2016-11-30.


Keynote speaker: `Understanding and Researching Social Transformations’ Presented at the Social Transformation Conference, Tangaza College University College, Catholic University of East Africa. Nairobi, 14 – 15 October, 2016.


Participant: Afrobarometer Planning Meeting, Bahari Hotel, Dar-es-Salaam, Tanzania. 13 – 14th July, 2016.


Committee member: PhD thesis defence on `Risk Judgement, Risk Taking behavior and Road Traffic Accidents in Tanzania: A Geographical Analysis’. Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Faculty of Social Sciences and Technology Management. 25th – 27th August


Facilitator: 2nd Nairobi Innovation Week. Innovations to realise Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) at sub-national level. Taifa Hall, University of Nairobi. 1st – 5th August, 2016


Paper presenter: “Case for prioritizing development of NMT facilities in Nairobi” - Non Motorized Stakeholders Forum, jointly organised by KARA and IDS, University of Nairobi. Crown Plaza Hotel. 15th September, 2016.


Speaker: Mobilize International Sustainable Transport Summit. “Remodelling African Cities for Walkability’ panel. Yichang, China, 21 – 23rd September, 2016.


Convenor and/ Facilitator: Chancellors’ 2nd Round Table Discussion on Policies, Regulations and  Standards for University Education. Muthaiga County Golf Club. 29th September, 2016.


Prof Dorothy McCormick

Panelist: Tangaza University College. Conference on “Entrepreneurship in the

Informal Sector”. 13th August 2016



Prof Mohamud Jama

Presenter: Selection Meeting - Africa leadership Centre (ALC) – Peace and Security Fellowship Program for African Scholars. 19-22nd July 2016.

Participant: Career Integration conference: University of Minnesota –, Boston Massachusetts.

and the learning abroad Centre Overseas Resident Director Workshop, Minneapolis, Minnesota. 13th- 24th July 2016


Moderator: Workshop on Alternative Approaches to Democratisation in the Greater Horn of Africa. Nairobi.  August 16-17 2016

Collaboration: Africa leadership Centre (ALC) Induction Programme for  ALC Fellows 2016, London. 16th -23rd September


Participant: Africa leadership Centre (ALC) Board of Trustees Conference. 22nd-23rd September 2016



Dr Rachel Musyoki


Discussant: workshop for Participants of the Senior Executive Course No. 36 2016 of the National Institute for Policy and Strategic Studies. Nairobi, 24-26th June 2016



Prof Rosemary Atieno


Paper Presenter: 25th annual Conference of the International Association for Feminist Economics conference – Transitions and Transformations on Gender Equality, Ireland. 24-26th June 2016.


External Examiner: Department of Economics and Business Studies, Maseno University, 12-16 August, 2016.


Paper presenter: Policy Workshop on Lifelong Learning: A policy workshop on Lifelong learning for stakeholders in agricultural sector in Kakamega and Siaya counties at the Golf hotel Kakamega, 7th September 2016.



Dr Paul Kamau


Panelist:  Launch of the African Economic Outlook (AEO) 2016 Report and the Primary Commodity Booms and Busts: Emerging Lessons from Sub-Saharan Africa. 14th July 2016


Discussant: Launch of the 2016 Kenya Economic Report.  Nairobi, 7th September 2016.


Conference participant:  Fifth Annual Banking Research Conference.  Location 8 - 9th September 2016.


Paper presentation: Equity Week Academy Open forum.  University of Nairobi, 22nd September 2016.


Regional Inequality in Kenya: findings from Afro barometer Survey. Nairobi, 22nd September 2016.




Mr John Njoka


Facilitator: Committing African for Action to Ending Violence against Children. Regional Consultation, Addis Ababa. 29 – 30th September 2016




Dr Joseph Onjala

Participant: The 2nd Investing in African Forum: Experience Sharing and Investment Promotion, Building Complementarities and Shared Prosperity, Guagzhou, China.  7th - 8th September 2016


Dr Radha Upadhyaya

Discussant: Kenya Bankers External Association.  Nairobi, 8th September 2016


Resource person: –Central Bank 50th Anniversary. Nairobi, 14th September 2016

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