The International Solidarity and the Struggle for Self-determination and

Independence of Portuguese Colonies

30 June – 1 July 2016

Contemporary History Institute, New University of Lisbon, Portugal
Avenida de Berna, 26 C, Edifício I&D Building, Lisbon
Room: Multiusos 1, 1st Floor

 

Cartaz

 

PROGRAMME

30 June 2016
9:00h | Registration
9:30h | Opening Remarks

10:00h – 11:20h | Panel I

Moderation: Eric Morier-Genoud (Queen’s University, Belfast)

 

Bakail Moncef (University of Algiers 2)

The Role of Algeria in Supporting the Liberation Movements in the Portuguese Colonies with Special Reference to Angola and Mozambique

 

Tramor Quemeneur (Centro de Estudos Sociais, Universidade de Coimbra)

The French Networks Helping the Independence Movements of the Portuguese Colonies. From the Algerian War to Third-Worldism

 

Christoph Kalter (Department of History, Free University of Berlin)

Libération Afrique. Algiers, Paris, and the Failure of the French Radical Left to Mobilize against Portuguese Colonialism

 

11:20h – 11:40h | Coffee Break

 

11:40h – 12:40h | Panel II

Moderation: Iolanda Vasile (West University of Timișoara; Centro de Estudos Sociais, Universidade de Coimbra)

 

Marcos Cardão (Centro de Estudos Comparatistas, Faculdade de Letras da Universidade de Lisboa)

Connecting Struggles. Amílcar Cabral in the United States of America

 

Alba Martin Luque (European University Institute)

The Transnational Building of a National Imaginary: Eduardo Mondlane, Robert van Lierop and The Struggle Continues

 

12:40h – 14:00: Lunch

14:00h – 15:40h | Panel III                                                                                                                                           

Moderation: Ana Mónica Fonseca (Centro de Estudos Internacionais – Instituto Universitário de Lisboa)

 

Fernando Clara (Faculdade de Ciências Sociais e Humanas, Universidade Nova de Lisboa)

Germany(s) and Colonial Portugal, 1945-89. A Tentative Approach

 

Klaus Storkmann (Center of Military History and Social Sciences, Potsdam)

Helping Decolonisation or Fighting Against Portugal in Africa? East German Military Support to the Independence of Angola, Guinea-Bissau and Mozambique

 

 

Anna Warda (Centre for Contemporary History, Potsdam)

A Welcomed Playing Field: The State Security of the GDR and Mozambique

 

Nils Schliehe (University of Hamburg)

‘Angola needs our Help!’ – The West German Solidarity Movement and the Struggle for Decolonization of Lusophone Africa

 

15:40h – 16:40h | Panel IV

Moderation: Bernardo J. Capamba André (Université Sorbonne Paris-IV)

 

Aurora Almada e Santos (Instituto de História Contemporânea, Universidade Nova de Lisboa)

An Example of the Transnational Activism Towards Portuguese Colonies: The American Committee on Africa

 

Ana Mónica Fonseca (Centro de Estudos Internacionais – Instituto Universitário de Lisboa)

The Western Support to Portuguese Resistance to Decolonization

 

16:40h – 17:00h | Coffee Break

 

17:00h – 18:00h | Panel V

Moderation: Ana Lúcia Sá (Centro de Estudos Internacionais – Instituto Universitário de Lisboa)

 

Giulia Strippoli (Instituto de História Contemporânea, Universidade Nova de Lisboa)

Which Solidarity? The Multifaceted Aspects of a Global Phenomenon

 

João Manuel Pinto Correia (Instituto Português de Relações Internacionais, Universidade Nova de Lisboa)

The Indirect Approach of Global Powers in Portuguese Colonies of Angola and Mozambique (1960-1974)

 

 

1 July 2016

09:00h – 10:00h | Panel I

Moderation: Ana Mónica Fonseca (Centro de Estudos Internacionais – Instituto Universitário de Lisboa)

 

Przemysław Gasztold-Seń (Institute of National Remembrance, Warsaw University)

Communist Poland and Portuguese Colonies: a Two-Pronged Approach

 

Iolanda Vasile (West University of Timișoara; Centro de Estudos Sociais, Universidade de Coimbra)

Socialist Republic of Romania’ Support to the Independence of the Former Portuguese Colonies

 

10:00h – 11:00h | Panel II                                                                                       

Moderation: Corrado Tornimbeni (Department of Political and Social Sciences, University of Bologna)

 

Ana Lúcia Sá (Centro de Estudos Internacionais – Instituto Universitário de Lisboa)

Viriato da Cruz, the MPLA and China: the Concept of Freedom in the Struggle for Angola’s Independence

 

Gerson Capamba André (Université Sorbonne Paris-IV)

The China’s Solidarity whit the National Liberation Movement of Angola (UNITA) 1965-1975

 

11:00h – 11:20h | Coffee Break

 

11:20h – 12:40h | Panel III

Moderation: Iolanda Vasile (West University of Timișoara; Centro de Estudos Sociais, Universidade de Coimbra)

 

Bernardo J. Capamba André (Université Sorbonne Paris-IV)

The OAU and the Support to the National Liberation Movements of Angola (FNLA-MPLA-UNITA)

Sabina Widmer (Institute of Political, Historical and International Studies, University of Lausanne)

Swiss Non-State Actors’ Solidarity with Liberation Movements in Angola and Mozambique in Opposition to the Neutral Government’s Official Policy (1968-1974)

 

Lorenzo Ferrari (Independent Researcher)

The European Community as a Supporter of the Independence of Portuguese Colonies?

 

12:40h – 14:00: Lunch

14:00h – 15:20h | Panel IV

Moderation: Bernardo J. Capamba André (Université Sorbonne Paris-IV)

 

Luís Barroso (Centro de Estudos Internacionais – Instituto Universitário de Lisboa)

Malawi and Portuguese Strategy for Southern Africa

 

Carlos Alberto Lopes Ramos Batalha (Centro de Investigação de Segurança e Defesa)

The Indirect Strategy of Caetano in Angola’s Eastern Front

 

Gisele Lobato (Instituto Universitário de Lisboa)

The Brazilian Support to FNLA in the Final Process of Decolonization of Angola

 

15:20h – 15:40h | Coffee Break

 

15:40-17:00Roundtable | National and Transnational Dynamics in the Struggle for Self-Determination and Independence of the Portuguese Colonies

 

Corrado Tornimbeni (Department of Political and Social Sciences, University of Bologna)

Clara Carvalho (Centro de Estudos Internacionais – Instituto Universitário de Lisboa)

António Costa Pinto (Instituto de Ciências Sociais – Universidade de Lisboa)

Eric Morier-Genoud (Queen’s University, Belfast)

 

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