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17 June
Africa in the global imaginary: Towards internationally competitive science and research

Call for papers

  • Date & Time: 17 June, 2019 07:00 am

Africa in the global imaginary: Towards internationally competitive science and research

Africa in the global imaginary: Towards internationally competitive science and research. Pursuant to the IGU Commission on African Studies (IGU CAS), inaugural conference which was
successfully held at the University of Namibia from the 17th-18th of May 2018, IGU CAS hereby invites paper and session proposals for its second annual conference themed Africa in the global
imaginary: Towards internationally competitive science and research, which will be held at the University of Zululand, South Africa, from 17 to 19 June 2019. The conference aims to bring
together, geographical and interdisciplinary scientific research and thought on, about and in Africa.
The conference responds to the need for globally competitive research and scientific innovation integral to it and seeks to transport this to the international academic community through the IGU
CAS.
IGU CAS, therefore, invites paper and session proposals from all fields of geography and other disciplines which respond to and interrogate, but are not limited to the following:

  • Africa and climate change
  • Africa and gender
  • Africa and natural resource use/management
  • African borderlands
  • African cities
  • African development challenges and trajectories
  • African population geographies
  • Conflict, war and development
  • Development and investments
  • Economic and political integration
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