Call for Papers

International Conference: October 24th – 26th, 2023 – Nairobi, Kenya
Announcement and Call for Abstracts and Papers
Theme: Contextualising Peacebuilding: Seizing Opportunities for African Realities

The abstracts should focus on reimaging contentions from the colonial narratives which continue to dominate the African geopolitics, like those presenting Africa as a ‘dark continent riddled with conflicts, devastation and poverty’, to the nominal quests for ‘African solutions to African problems. Contributions from diverse knowledge backgrounds, geopolitical regions, and diverse cultures are highly welcome based on the following proposed conference sub-themes and topics:

  1. Decolonizing Methodologies and Knowledges in Peacebuilding
  2. Peacebuilding through the Lens of Power and Interests
  3. Technology for Peace and Conflict Resolution
  4. Governance, Religion, and Contemporary Issues
  5. Peacebuilding and Conflict Management
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Criteria for abstract acceptance will be.

  • Relevance to the conference general topic and focus on selected thematic areas.
  • Research rigour and quality in terms of critical thought, methodology and theoretical aptness.

Submission of papers

  1. Interested authors should submit an abstract (350 words maximum) by April 24th, 2023.
  2. All abstracts should be strongly aligned to the conference thematic areas.
  3. Authors whose abstracts are accepted should be ready to submit full papers by August 30th, 2023.
  4. Each paper/article should not be more than 8,000 words (including title, authors, and references).
  5. All submissions must be in English (preferably, UK (United Kingdom) English).

Deadline for submission of Abstract by
May 30th, 2023
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