The University of Texas at Austin invites proposals for papers, panel presentations, roundtables and artistic works/performances that would critically examine these and other related issues on Africa’s leadership and institutions.
Fields of Research: Submissions that include but are not limited to the following sub-themes and topics:
* Institutions Conceptualized
* Leadership and Institutions in Pre-colonial Africa
* Leadership and Institutions in the Colonial Era
* Colonial Legacies
* The Nature of Political Leadership in Postcolonial Africa
* Institutions in Postcolonial Africa
* The Cold War and Africa’s Postcolonial Leadership
* Multilateral Institutions in Africa
* Information Technology and Social Media
* Creativity and Performance of Leadership/Institutional deficits
Eligibility: Participants will be drawn from around the world.
Graduate students are encouraged to attend and present papers.
Each individual proposal must include:
* title of the work, and an abstract of 200 words,
* name of the presenter (with the surname underlined).
* mailing address,
* number phone,
* institutional affiliation,
* three to five keywords that best characterize the themes and topics relevant to your submission. Participants are encouraged to abide by these guidelines.
Proposals for panels (3-5 presenters) must include:
* title of the panel and a collective summary of 250 words on the panel’s theme, including the title of each individual work
* a 200-word abstract for the presentation of each speaker
* mailing address
* phone number
* institutional affiliation of each presenter. Panels with four presenters or less may be completed with other relevant presentations.
Number of Awards: Not specified
Value of the Program: The conference will provide time for scholars from various disciplines and geographical locations to interact, exchange ideas, and receive feedback. Additionally, selected papers will be published in a series of book volumes.
Duration of Program: three days
How to Apply: Visit link below.