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The African Studies Association of Africa (ASAA), as one of the efforts to promote and preserve African knowledge, is pleased to announce the 3rd Biennial Conference 2019, focusing on African and Africana Knowledges: Past Representations, Current Discourses, Future Communities. The conference will be held for the first time in East Africa at the United States International University-Africa in Nairobi, Kenya, from October 24-26, 2019. Please click here for more information about the conference.
The first biennial conference was held at the Institute of African Studies at the University of Ibadan in October 2015. The second biennial conference took place at the Institute of African Studies at the University of Ghana in October 2017. These conferences attract global participation of more than 700 people from academia, research, consultancy, private sector, Non-Governmental Organizations and development partners to enhance partnership and knowledge sharing on best practices in all disciplines and innovations on the African continent.
The African Studies Association of Africa (ASAA) was established in 2013 to promote Africa’s own specific contributions by Africans to the advancement of knowledge about the peoples and cultures of Africa. The ASAA is currently the only and leading multidisciplinary and transdisciplinary African Studies professional association on the continent dedicated to the study of Africa from an Africanist perspective. ASAA aims to promote and support networking and interdisciplinary exchanges among Africanist scholars, African centers of excellence in research, think tanks, universities and non-profit organizations on the continent.
Therefore, the ASAA executive committee and the local organising committee welcome the submission of paper and panel proposals addressing the theme: African and Africana Knowledges: Past Representations, Current Discourses, Future Communities. Please visit the conference website to learn more about subthemes. For French version please click here.
You can submit papers at this link here http://as-aa.org/index.php/asaa-2019-conference/submit-an-abstract