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Feeling-Thinking On Violence In Africa

2019-05-22

Title:Feeling-Thinking On Violence In Africa
Speaker:Yuan Horng Chu
Time:2019/05/22 (Wed.) ,14:00-17:00
Venue:Room 106A, HA2 Bldg

This speech will reflect on the Uganda Civil War and Rwanda Genocide that happened decades ago and the continuing violence in today’s Eastern provinces of the Democratic Republic of Congo, Nigeria, South Sudan, and South Africa. The various forms of violence will be reflected through daily life, anthropological, historical, social-political, or mytho-philosophical perspectives whenever they are relevant.  

*The PowerPoint text will be in English. The speech will be majorly in Chinese, supplemented by English if it is needed. Discussions can be conducted bilingually.


Uganda

•        The tyrannical reign of Idi Amin 1971-1979
•        Uganda Bush War (Civil War, 1980-1986)
•        Joseph Kony’s Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA, 1987-).
•        The Crisis of Bobi Wine (August 2018)

Rwanda Genocide (1994)

•        A biblical myth that doomed genocide decades later.
•        Quarter Century after the genocide.

Kivu and Ituri, Eastern Provinces of DRC

•        Mai-Mai
•        M23
•        Joseph Kony’s Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA)
•        The Hutu group, Democratic Forces for the Liberation of Rwanda (FDLR)

Nigeria

•        There Was a Country: Biafra War
•        Igbo/Hausa Fulani; farmers/herdsmen? Christian/Muslim?
•        Hamitic Hausa Fulani?
•        Boko Haram

South Sudan Civil War

•        The Nuer and the Dinka
•        Herdsmen’s Raiding Custom
•        The Nuer White Army

South Africa

•        Hate Crimes
•        Colonial racism; apartheid racism; racism against white communities; racism against Asian, Indian, and Jewish communities.


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