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Ayokunle Olumuyiwa OMOBOWALE

Senior Lecturer, Sociology of Development

B.Sc., M.Sc. Sociology ; Ph.D Sociology of Development (Ibadan)

 

Ayokunle Olumuyiwa Omobowale holds a Ph.D. in Sociology from the University of Ibadan. His thesis was on Political Clientelism and Rural Development in Selected Communities in Ibadan, Nigeria. He has interest in scholarly African issues related to the Sociological fields of Development, Cultural, Political, Rural and Urban studies. He has won the University of Ibadan Postgraduate School Award for scholarly publication, 2007, IFRA (French Institute for Research in Africa) Research Fellowship 2009 and American Council of Learned Societies-African Humanities Programme Post-Doctoral Fellowship 2010. He was a lecturer at the University of Lagos, Lagos, Nigeria, from April 2007 to May 2008. At present, he is a lecturer in Sociology at Nigeria’s Premier University; the University of Ibadan, Ibadan. Dr. Omobowale also served on the Board of Editors of the International Encyclopaedia of Revolution and Protest published in March 2009 by Wiley-Blackwell Publishing, Oxford. He is the author of The Tokunbo Phenomenon and the Second-hand Economy in Nigeria (2013; Peter Lang, Oxford). He has published in reputable journals and edited volumes/books.

 

RESEARCH INTEREST

Sociology of Development (Post-Colonial Development and Society in Context)

 

 

CONTACT ADDRESS:

Department of Sociology, University of Ibadan, Nigeria

[email protected], [email protected]

 

 

SCHOLARSHIPS AND FELLOWSHIPS

  1. Lauréate, CODESRIA Methodological Workshop Ibadan/Nigeria, 29th August-2nd September 2006.

 

  1. University of Ibadan, Postgraduate School Award for Publication of Article from Ph.D. Thesis for 2005/2006 Session

 

  1. IFRA (French Institute for Research in Africa) Research Fellowship 2009

 

  1. Postdoctoral Fellowship; American Council of Learned Societies-African Humanities Programme (ACLS-AHP) 2010

 

  1. ACLS-AHP Residency Fellowship: West African Research Centre, Dakar, Senegal March-June 2011.

 

  1. Alumnus (Short-Term Scholar) BIARI Institutes (Development and Inequality in the Global South), Watson Institute for International Studies, Brown University, Providence, USA June 2011

 

  1. African Studies Association (USA) Presidential Award 2014

 

  1. Visiting Scholar, Center for African Studies, Rutgers University, New Jersey USA, November 2014

 

 

HONOURS, DISTINCTION AND MEMBERSHIP OF LEARNED SOCIETIES

 

  1. Assistant Editor, Sub-Saharan Africa, International Encyclopedia  of Revolution and Protest (Published by Wiley-Blackwell in March 2009)
  2. Guest Editor, International Journal of Sociology 2013 (Vol. 43 No. 1, African Social Science in the Global Academy)
  3. Member, Editorial Board; The Journal of Labor and Society
  4. Member, Nigerian Anthropological and Sociological Association
  5. Member, International Sociological Association
  6. Member, African Sociological Association
  7. Member, American Sociological Association
  8. Member, CODESRIA
  9. Member, African Studies Association (USA)

 

Articles in Learned Journals

 

Omobowale A.O. and Olutayo A.O. (2005) ‘Globalisation, Governance and Armed Conflict in Africa’ African Journal for the Psychological Study of Social Issues Vol. 8 Nos. 1&2 pp. 58-72. (Nigeria)

 

Omobowale, A.O. and A.K. Bamidele (2005) “Winning the Malaria War: The Hope and the Challenges” ELA: Journal of African Studies Nos. 17&18 pp. 38-60 (Nigeria)

 

Olutayo A.O. and Omobowale A.O. (2005) “Globalization, Democracy and the New Partnership for Africa’s Development (NEPAD) African Journal for the Psychological Study of Social Issues Vol. 8 Nos. 1&2 pp 228-242. (Nigeria)

 

Olutayo A.O. and Omobowale A.O. (2006) ‘The Youth and the Family in Transition in Nigeria’ Review of Sociology of the Hungarian Sociological Association Vol. 12 pp 1-11. (Hungary)

 

Omobowale A.O.  and Olutayo A.O. (2007) ‘Chief Lamidi Adedibu and Patronage Politics in Nigeria Journal of Modern African Studies Vol. 45, No. 3 pp. 425-446. (United Kingdom)

 

Omobowale, A.O. (2007) ‘Babaogun Exchange Relations and Grassroots Politics in Ibadan, Nigeria’ International Journal of Social and Management Sciences Vol. 1 No. 2 pp. 143-163. (Norway)

 

Olutayo, A.O. and Omobowale, A.O. (2007) ‘Capitalism, Globalization and the Underdevelopment Process in Africa: History in Perpetuity’ Africa Development Vol. XXXII No. 2 pp. 97-112. (Senegal)

 

Olutayo A.O., Olutayo, M.A.O. and Omobowale A.O. (2008) ‘’TINA’, Aids and The Underdevelopment Problem in Africa’ Revista de Economia-Brazilian Journal of Political Economy Vol. 28 No. 2 (Brazil)

 

Omobowale, A.O. (2008) Culture, Policy-Making and Development in Nigeria Ilorin Journal of Social and Business Studies Vol. 11 Nos 1 and 2 pp. 325-339 (Nigeria)

 

Omobowale, A.O. (2008) “Clientelism and Social Structure: An Analysis of Patronage in Yoruba Social Thought” African Spectrum Vol. 43 No. 2  pp. 203-224. (Germany)

 

Omobowale, A.O. (2008) Flawed Political Party Primaries in Nigeria’s Fourth Republic: The Case of the Peoples’ Democratic Party African Journal for the Psychological Study of Social Issues Vol. 11 No. 2 pp. 282-291 (Nigeria)

 

Omobowale, A.O. (2008) “The Political Instrumentalization of Violence in Nigeria’s Fourth Republic” The Nigerian Journal of Sociology and Anthropology Vol.6 pp. 85-103. (Nigeria).

 

Omobowale, A.O. and Olutayo, A.O. (2009) Social Capital and Human Development in Nigeria: the Case of Lalupon Community, Ibadan, Oyo State” African Identities Vol. 7 No. 1 pp. 71-82. (Australia).

 

Olutayo, A.O., Omobowale, A.O. and Amzat, J. (2009) “Privatization and the Social Value of Water in Africa” Human Affairs Vol. 19 No. 3 pp. 311-319. (Slovakia)

 

Omobowale, A.O (2009) “Afin: The Sanctity of the ‘White Skin’ in Yoruba Belief System” Journal of Environment and Culture Vol. 6 Nos 1&2 pp. 111-122 (Nigeria).

 

Omobowale, A.O. (2009) “Sports and European Soccer Fans in Nigeria” Journal of Asian and African Studies Vol. 44 No. 6 pp. 624-634. (United States of America).

 

Omobowale, A.O. and Olutayo, A.O. (2010) “Political Clientelism and Rural Development in South-Western Nigeria” Africa Vol. 80 No. 3 pp. 453-472 (United Kingdom).

 

Omobowale, A.O. (2011) “Social Capital and Ajo System Among Working Class Traders In Ibadan, Nigeria” WorkingUSA: The Journal of Labor and Society Vol. 14 No. 3 pp. 333–346 (United States of America)

 

Olutayo, A.O. and A.O. Omobowale (2011) “Public Service reforms and the Nigerian Telecommunications (NITEL) PLC Development and Society Vol. 40 No. 2 pp. 335-349 (South Korea)

 

Omobowale, A.O. (2012) "Global E-Waste Management and Second-Hand Consumption in the Third World: Substandard Context and Tokunbo Phenomenon in Nigeria" The Nigerian Journal of Sociology and Anthropology Vol. 10 pp. 88-99. (Nigeria)

 

Babalola, S.S. and A.O. Omobowale (2012) “The Role of Trust, Innovation and Knowledge Management in Entrepreneurial Survival Strategies: A Study of Selected Cybercafé Micro-entrepreneurs in Ibadan, Nigeria” Inkanyiso Journal of Humanities and Social Sciences Vol. 4 No. 2 pp. 128-136. (South Africa)

 

Omobowale, A.O., M.O. Omobowale and H.O.J. Akinade (2013) "Newspaper stands as centres of social consciousness in Nigeria" Malaysian Journal of Library & Information Science Vol. 18 No. 1: 79-86 (Malaysia)

 

Omobowale, A.O. (Guest Editor) (2013) “African Social Science in the Global Academy” International Journal of Sociology Vol. 43 No. 1 pp 3-90 USA

 

Omobowale, A.O., N. Sawadogo, E.Sawadodo/Compaoré and C. Ugbem (2013) “Globalisation and Scholarly publishing in West Africa: A Comparative Study of Burkina Faso and Nigeria” International Journal of Sociology Vol 43 No. 1 pp. 8-26 (USA)

 

Omobowale, A.O. (2013) “General Editor’s Introduction: African Social Sciences Scholarship in a Globalized Academy” International Journal of Sociology Vol 43 No. 1 pp. 3-7 (USA)

 

Omobowale, A.O. (2013) “Tokunbo ICT: Symbolic-Rationality of Second-Hand ICT Utilization in Nigeria” International Journal of Sociology and Social Policy Vol 33 Nos7/8: 509-523 (Great Britain).

 

Omobowale, A.O., Akanle, O., Adeniran, A and K. Adegboyega (2014) “Peripheral Scholarship and the Context of Foreign Paid Publishing in Nigeria” Current Sociology Vol. 62 No. 5 pp. 666-684 (United Kingdom)

 

Omobowale, A.O. (2014) “An Ethnographic Textual Analysis of Aging and the Elders in South Western Nigeria” Canadian Journal of Sociology Vol 39 No 2 pp. 211-230. (Canada)

 

Ugbem, C.E., Omobowale, A.O. and Olutayo, A.O. (2014) “Agba Performance and Igede Nationalism in North-Central Nigeria” Journal of Environment and Culture Vol. 11 No. 1 pp. 14-29  (Nigeria)

 

Omobowale, A.O. (2015) “Stories of the “Dark” Continent: Crude Constructions, Diasporic Identity, and International Aid to Africa” International Sociology Vol. 30 No. 2 pp. 108-118 (United Kingdom).

 

Omobowale, A.O. (2016) “TICAD: The Context of Japan’s Development Aid to Africa” The Nigerian Journal of Sociology and Anthropology Vol 14 (1): 20-31 (Nigeria).

 

Omobowale, A.O., M.O. Omobowale, M.S. Olutayo and H.O. Akinade (2016) "Harnessing associational Networking and Social Capital for Development in west Africa" African journal for the Psychological Study of Social Issues Vol 19 No 3 pp 126-138.

 

Omobowale, A.O. (2016) "Theoretical Reflections on Race, Ethnicity, International Migration and Remittances" Ibadan Journal of Sociology Vol 4 No. 2 pp. 48-61

 

Omobowale, A.O. (2017) "Book Review: William T Markham and Lotsmart Fonjong, Saving the Environment in Sub-Saharan Africa: Organizational Dynamics and Effectiveness of NGOs in Cameroon" International Sociology Vol. 32 No. 2 pp. 208-213

 

Omobowale, A.O. and Falase, O.S. (2017) "Leadership under Socially Constructed Economic Crisis: The Case of the Central Bank of Nigeria under Sanusi Lamido Sanusi" Osun Sociological Review Vol. 4 No. 1 pp. 74-83 (Nigeria)

 

Omobowale, A.O. and O. Akanle (2017) “Asuwada Epistemology and Globalised Sociology: Challenges of the South Sociology Vol. 51 No. 1 pp. 43-59 DOI: 10.1177/0038038516656994 (Great Britain)

 

Omobowale, A.O. and O.T. Akinola (2017) "A contextual assessment of the FADAMA III programme in Iwo, Osun State, Nigeria" African Journal of Science, Technology, Innovation and Development DOI: 10.1080/20421338.2017.1352122 (Great Britain)

 

 

 

 

 

BOOK AND CHAPTERS IN BOOKS

 

Olutayo A.O. and Omobowale A.O. (2007) ‘Production, Processing and Marketing of Export Crops for Rural Development: The Case of Cocoa in Nigeria’ in K. Wohlmuth, C. Eboue, A. Gutowski, A. Jerome, T. Knedlik, M. Meyn & T. Mama (eds.) African Development Perspectives Yearbook 2007 Berlin: Lit Verlag Vol. 12 pp 295-316. (Germany)

 

Omobowale, A.O. (2008) The Tokunbo: A Sociological Examination of the Imported Second Hand Automobiles Market in Nigeria in Tunc, T. E. and Babic, A.A. (eds.) The Globetrotting Shopaholic: Consumer Spaces, Products, and their Cultural Places (Newcastle upon Tyne: Cambridge Scholars Publishing) (United Kingdom).

 

Omobowale, A.O. (2009) “Francophone Africa Protest and Independence” in Ness, I (ed.) International Encyclopedia of Revolution and Protest (Oxford: Willey-Blackwell Publishing) pp. 1246-1253 (United Kingdom).

 

Omobowale, M.O. and Omobowale, A.O. (2009) “Culture and the Identity of Yoruba Women in a Globalized World” in Adebayo, A.G. and O.C. Adesina (eds.) Globalization and Transnational Migrations: Africa and Africans in Contemporary Global System (Newcastle upon Tyne) pp. 202-213 (United Kingdom).

 

Omobowale, A.O. (2009) “Abolition of Slavery, Spanish” in Martone, E. (ed.) Blacks in European History and Culture (Connecticut: Greenwood Press) pp. 15-17. (United States of America)

 

Omobowale, A.O. (2007) “Instrumentalising Disorder: Another Western Take on Power Politics in Africa: Patrick Chabal and Jean-Pascal Daloz, Africa Works: Disorder as Political Instrument, The International African Institute in Association with James Currey, Oxford and Indiana University Press, Bloomington,1999 SHEPIS e-magazine (now Global South) Vol. 4 No. 1 pp. 28 (India).

 

Omobowale, A.O. (2008) Book Review: Indigenous Knowledge Systems and Intellectual Property in the Twenty-First Century: Perspectives from Southern Africa Unilag Sociological Review Vol. VIII pp. 138-140. (Nigeria)

 

Omobowale, A.O., Oni, A. and C.E. Ugbem (2012) “A Chronological Explanation of Violence in Nigeria” in A. Browne-Miller, A. (ed.) Violence and Abuse in Society: Understanding a Global Crisis Vol 1: Fundamentals, Effects, and Extremes. California: Praeger pp.195-212 (USA) ISBN 978-0-313-38276-5

 

Omobowale, A.O. (2013) The Tokunbo Phenomenon and the Second-hand Economy in Nigeria Oxford: Peter Lang Publishing.

 

Adeniran, A.I., C.E. Ugbem, P.D. Adegoke and A.O. Omobowale (2013) “Actor-Network Theory” in A.O. Olutayo and O. Akanle (eds) Sociological Theory for African Students Ibadan: Ibadan University Press pp. 197-208.

 

Omobowale, A.O. and P. Adegoke (2013) “Sociological Theories and Theorists” in R. Aborishade, A.O. Omobowale and O. Akanle (eds.) Essentials of Sociology Ibadan: Ibadan University Press pp. 19-32.

 

Omobowale, A.O. and K.N. Okakwu (2013) “Basic Methods in Data Collection and Analysis in Sociology” Introduction to Basic Concepts in Government, Society and Economy General Studies Programme, University of Ibadan.

 

Omobowale, A.O. (2013) “Dependency Theory” The Encyclopedia of Global Human Migration I. Ness (ed.) Blackwell Publishing DOI: 10.1002/9781444351071.wbeghm165

 

Omobowale, A.O. (2014) “La Dependencia y las Publicaciones academicas de los Cientistas Sociales de una seleccion de Universidades de Nigeria” in Beigel, F. and H. Sabea (eds.) Dependencia Academica Y Profesionalizacion En El Sur Cuyo: Editorial Universidad Nacional De Cuyo pp. 141-150. (Omobowale, A.O. (2014) "“Academic Dependency and Scholarly Publishing among Social Scientists in Selected Universities in Nigeria” " in Beigel, F. and H. Sabea (eds.) Academic Dependence and Professionalization in the South Cuyo: National University of Cuyo Press pp . 141-150. (Argentina)

 

Omobowale, A.O., O. Akanle, P.D. Adegoke and I.A. Adedeji (2015) “Political Sociology” in I.S. Ogundiya and J. Amzat (eds.) Foundations of the Social Sciences Lagos: Malthouse Press Limited pp. 173-191.

 

Olutayo, A.O., A.O. Omobowale and O. Akanle (eds.) (2015) Contemporary Development Issues in Nigeria Newcastle upon Tyne: Cambridge Scholars Publishing

 

Akanle, O. and A.O. Omobowale (2015) “Trans-border banditry and Integration in the West African Sub-Region” in A.O. Olutayo and A.I. Adeniran (eds.) Regional Economic Communities: Exploring the Process of Socio-economic Integration in Africa Dakar: Council for the Development of Social Science Research in Africa  pp. 101-110 ISBN: 978-2-86978-632-5.

 

Omobowale, A.O. (2015) Nigeria: Modern Economic Imperialism, (c.1980 to present) I. Ness and Z. Cope (eds.) The Palgrave Encyclopedia of Imperialism and Anti-Imperialism Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan pp. 386-391. ISBN: 9780230392779

 

Omobowale, A.O. (2015) "Ethnography of Clientelism and Development among the Yoruba of South-Western Nigeria" in A.O. Olutayo, A.O. Omobowale and O. Akanle (eds.) Contemporary Development Issues in Nigeria Newcastle upon Tyne: Cambridge Scholars Publishing pp. 39-51

 

Omobowale, A.O. and O.K Oyelade (2017) "Spiritual Embodiment in Yoruba Pentecostalism in Southwestern Nigeria in M. Wilkinson and P. Althouse (eds.) Pentecostals and the Body: Annual Review of Sociology of Religion Vol. 8 Leiden: Brill NV Chapter 10, May 2017

 

Akintunde, A.A., F. Oyelade, S.N. Atata and A.O. Omobowale (2017) “Methods and Techniques in Sociological Research” in O. Adetola, R. Aborisade and S. Fasanmi (eds.) Research Methods in Social and Management Sciences Ibadan: Ibadan University Press pp. 109-124

 

Omobowale, O. and Adejoh, P. (2017) “Examination Malpractice in Contemporary Nigeria” in O. Soyombo (ed.) Contemporary Social Problems in Nigeria Lagos: University of Lagos Press and Bookshop Ltd. Pp. 183-206.

 

Omobowale, A.O., D.A. Busari, M.O. Omobowale and O.S. Falase (2017) "Vulgar Lyrics in Nigeria’s 21st Century Popular Music: St Janet and Olamide (Baddo)" in G.Padva and N. Buchweitz (eds) Intimate Relationships in Cinema, Literature and Visual Culture Basingstoke, UK: Palgrave Macmillan

 

Other Publications (Encyclopedic Entries)

 

Omobowale, A.O. (2009) “Cameroon, Popular Anti-colonial Protest” in Ness, I (ed.) International Encyclopedia of Revolution and Protest (Oxford: Willey-Blackwell Publishing) pp. 579-581 (United Kingdom). ISBN 978-1-4051-8464-9

 

Omobowale, A.O. (2009) "Congo, Brazzaville Protest and Revolt" International Encyclopedia of Revolution and Protest (Oxford: Willey-Blackwell Publishing) pp. 853-854 (United Kingdom). ISBN 978-1-4051-8464-9

 

Omobowale, A.O. (2009) "Congo Crisis, 1960–1965" in Ness, I (ed.) International Encyclopedia of Revolution and Protest (Oxford: Willey-Blackwell Publishing) pp. 854–856 (United Kingdom). ISBN 978-1-4051-8464-9

 

Omobowale, A.O. (2009) "Congo, Kinshasa Protest and Revolt" in Ness, I (ed.) International Encyclopedia of Revolution and Protest (Oxford: Willey-Blackwell Publishing) pp. 856–858 (United Kingdom). ISBN 978-1-4051-8464-9

 

Omobowale, A.O. (2009) Lumumba, Patrice (1925–1961) Ness, I (ed.) International Encyclopedia of Revolution and Protest (Oxford: Willey-Blackwell Publishing) pp. 2137–2139 (United Kingdom). ISBN 978-1-4051-8464-9

 

Omobowale, A.O. (2009) "Nigeria, protest and revolution, 20th century" Ness, I (ed.) International Encyclopedia of Revolution and Protest (Oxford: Willey-Blackwell Publishing)  pp. 2482–2484 (United Kingdom). ISBN 978-1-4051-8464-9

 

Omobowale, A.O. (2009) "Nyerere, Julius (1922–1999)" Ness, I (ed.) International Encyclopedia of Revolution and Protest (Oxford: Willey-Blackwell Publishing)  pp. 2532–2533  (United Kingdom). ISBN 978-1-4051-8464-9

 

Omobowale, A.O. (2009) "Tanzania, protest and independence" Ness, I (ed.) International Encyclopedia of Revolution and Protest (Oxford: Willey-Blackwell Publishing)  pp. 3253–3255  (United Kingdom). ISBN 978-1-4051-8464-9.

 

Omobowale, A.O. (2009) "Ujamaa villages" Ness, I (ed.) International Encyclopedia of Revolution and Protest (Oxford: Willey-Blackwell Publishing)  pp. 3374–3375  (United Kingdom). ISBN 978-1-4051-8464-9.

 

Omobowale, A.O. (2009) "Zanzibar Revolution" Ness, I (ed.) International Encyclopedia of Revolution and Protest (Oxford: Willey-Blackwell Publishing)  pp. 3707–3709  (United Kingdom). ISBN 978-1-4051-8464-9.

 

Omobowale, A.O. (2009) “Abolition of Slavery, Spanish” in Martone, E. (ed.) Encyclopedia of Blacks in European History and Culture (Connecticut: Greenwood Press) Vol. 1 pp. 15-17. (United States of America) ISBN 978-0-313-34448-0.

 

Omobowale, A.O. (2009) “Slave Trade, Spanish” in Martone, E. (ed.) Encyclopedia of Blacks in European History and Culture (Connecticut: Greenwood Press) Vol. 2 pp. 497-499. (United States of America) ISBN 978-0-313-34448-0.

 

 

 

CONFERENCES/WORKSHOPS ATTENDED WITH PAPERS READ

 

CODESRIA Regional Methodological Workshop on Social Science in Africa: Special Session for Nigeria, Ibadan/Nigeria, 29th August-2nd September 2006.

Capacity: Participant

Paper Presented: Political Clientelism and Rural Development in Selected Communities in Ibadan, Nigeria.

 

Coping with Academic Dependency Workshop, Patna India February 4-7, 2008. Hosted and sponsored by ADRI and SEPHIS

Capacity: Participant

Paper Presented: Academic Dependency and Sociological Theorizing in the Third World: The Case of Akiwowo’s Asuwada Theory of Sociation

 

II Workshop on Academic Dependence “The challenge of constructing autonomous social sciences in the South” Workshop, Mendoza, Argentina 3-6 November 2010. Hosted by Universidad Nacional De Cuyo (UNCUYO) and sponsored by SEPHIS and CLASCO.

Capacity: Participant

Paper Presented: Academic Dependency and Scholarly Publishing among Social Scientists in Selected Universities in Nigeria

 

BIARI Institutes (Development and Inequality in the Global South), Watson Institute for International Studies, Brown University, Providence, USA 4-18 June 2011

Capacity: Participant

Paper Presented: A Proposal titled “Quack Agents and Estate Management in Urban South-Western Nigeria”

 

Toyin Falola Annual Conference (TOFAC), Organised by the Ibadan Cultural Studies Group Faculty of Arts, University of Ibadan; held at Conference Centre, University of Ibadan, Ibadan, 4-6 July 2011

Capacity: Participant

Paper Presented: Theorising Tokunbo Phenomenon as Symbolic Cultural Expression among the Yoruba of Southwestern Nigeria

 

18th NASA Conference with the Theme: Societal Values, Corruption and Security, held at Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka, November 5-9 2012.

Capacity: Participant

Papers Presented:

  1. Atari Ajanaku: An Ethnographic Textual Analysis Of Ageing And The Elder’s Character Among The Yoruba Of South-Western Nigeria
  2. Gene Politics and Hausa-Fulani Dominant Identity in Northern Nigeria

 

4th CARTA Administrators and Faculty Workshop, 16-18 September, 2013 Capacity: Participant

 

Nordic Africa Days 2014 Conference: Misbehaving States and Behaving Citizens? Questions of Governance in African States

 Organized by the Nordic Africa Institute, Uppsala at Uppsala University, Uppsala, Sweden 26-27 September 2014

Capacity: Participant

Paper Presented: Commercial Motor Drivers in Governance: Democratization, Transport Unions and Violence in Southwestern Nigeria

 

 

57th African Studies Association (ASA) Annual Meeting, Rethinking Violence, Reconstruction and Reconciliation, Indianapolis, Indiana, USA 20-23 November 2014

Capacity: African Studies Association (ASA) Presidential Fellow and Participant

Paper Presented: The Context of Imported Second-hand Economy in Southwestern Nigeria

 

Migrations of Knowledge: Potentials and Limits of Knowledge Production and Critique in Europe and Africa, 3-6 December 2014, Carl von Ossietzky University Oldenburg, Germany

Capacity: Participant

Paper Presented: Akiwowo’s Asuwada Theory of Sociation and Globalized Social Sciences

 

Africa-Asia: A New Axis of Knowledge International conference, 24-26 September 2015, University of Ghana, Legon, Ghana

Capacity: Participant

Paper Presented: TICAD: The Context of Japan’s Development Aid to Africa

 

First International conference of the African Studies Association of Africa (ASAA): Africa Studies in the the twenty-First century: Past, Present and Future, 14-17 October 2015, Institute of African Studies, University of Ibadan, Nigeria

Capacity: Participant

Paper Presented: Epistemological Sociology of Post-Colonial African Studies

 

Big Man politics: The Micro-Level Dynamics of Electoral Violence in Sub-Saharan Africa Workshop, 22-24 October 2015, Nordic Africa Institute, Uppsala, Sweden

Capacity: Participant

Paper Presented: Commercial Motor Drivers in Governance: Democratization, Transport Unions and Violence in Southwestern Nigeria

 

Philosophy, Global Interactions and African Life Worlds Conference, 1-2 June 2017, Makerere University, Kampala, Uganda.

Capacity: Participant

Paper Presented: Modernisation and Secondhand Values in Southwestern Nigeria