AFRICA: Journal of the International African Institute Stream at ASAUK24
Posted on 5th August, 2023 in Streams for ASAUK24 Conference
AFRICA: journal of the International African Institute invites proposals for thematic panels,
that will be assembled under the rubric of the journal, to be held at ASAUK 2024.
The journal’s focus is on ethnographic research in the qualitative social sciences and
humanities, drawing from long-term fieldwork and/or archival research; interdisciplinary
approaches are encouraged on and from all regions of the continent, and papers typically flow
from research done in anthropology, sociology, human geography, critical development
studies and social history. The journal is among the oldest and most prestigious in African
humanities and social science fields.
journal/editorial-board). Proposals and participants from the African continent are
particularly encouraged, and the International African Institute will provide some limited
sponsorship for such scholars, with priority given to those unable to find funding to attend
from other sources.
journal’s interests. Recent examples of panels (sometimes leading to special issues of the
journal) sponsored by the journal at relevant conferences are on: art, writing, ‘local’
intellectual and knowledge production, publishing and dissemination, African studies;
sexualities; disabilities; history and heritage debates; ecologies, extraction economies and
environmental anthropology; indigenous sociology, land, land conflicts and pastoralism;
economies of the state, work/labour and welfare; religious identities and politics; urban
studies and climate change (though this list is not comprehensive and should not be seen as
limiting proposals beyond these topics).
before the deadline of 31 January 2024. All proposals received will be reviewed by the
journal editorial team in conjunction with the editorial board.