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Plural Africa. Politics, knowledge and social dynamics in time and space

Call for panels

The call is extended to 16 March 2018

Fifth Conference of the Association for African Studies in Italy (ASAI).
The Conference will be held at the Department of Political and Social Sciences of the University of Bologna, Italy (5-7 September 2018).

Panel proposals can be open to the submission of papers or can already include the papers (with a maximum of 4 papers plus a non-compulsory discussant). Panel proposals in two sessions (maximum 4 + 4 papers) will be evaluated by the Scientific and Organizing Committees in consideration of the general framework of the proposals received and of the available slots in the timetable.
Panel proposals should be sent in Word format to the e-mail address by 16 March 2018. They should consist of :
 Abstract (maximum 200 words)
 Panel coordinator profile (maximum 50 words).
 Titles, short abstracts (max. 150 words) and authors’ short profiles of the papers (max. 4 for each panel/session) included in the panel proposal (when this applies).
Panel proposals can be written in one of the three working languages of the conference (Italian, English, French), but in all cases they must be sent with their English translation.
The list of the panels accepted by the Scientific Committee will be will be made public as from 30 March 2018.