Call for Contributions: SOAS Africa Conference 2017

Written by ADEPT

26 October 2016

Call for contributions: SOAS Africa Conference 2017

Imagining Africa’s Future: Language, Culture, Governance, Development

20 – 21 July 2017


The conference will bring together academics and practitioners from different disciplines to discuss and analyse contemporary issues affecting the continent and its diaspora through groundbreaking contributions in the form of academic papers, films and other audiovisual media, performances, poetry and debates.

The 2-day conference seeks contributions addressing issues relevant to five broad, cross-cutting and interconnected themes:

  1. Language and linguistic inclusion
  2. Law, governance and economy
  3. Production and transmission of knowledge and skills
  4. Development, aid and trade
  5. African media, cultural representation and production

Deadline for submissions is 10 December 2016.

For more information on how to apply, click here

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