Call For Papers: Making and Unmaking Africa
The Osun State University, Osogbo, Nigeria—in collaboration with the Rachel Carson Center and the African Network of Environmental Humanties (ANEH)—prepares for the first international environmental humanties conference in Africa. They invite interested scholars, activists, policymakers, practitioners, and students to Osun State University and look forward to a wide range of research perspectives, methods, professions, and regions to engage in an innovative conversation.
The deadline for the submission of abstracts is 30 January 2023 (EXTENDED DEADLINE).
Please send your abstract via email to email@example.com. Abstracts should be no more than 150 words long, font size 12, and single-spaced.
Papers of the following subjects are particularly welcome:
- Predatory postcolonial developments and environmental humanities in Africa
- Colonial materiality of ecological alterations in Africa
- Health, religion, and environment
- Music, drama, dance, and the SDGs
- Pandemics, vaccinationalism, and sustainable development
- Struggles over meaning: anthropoligical approaches to the environment
- Feminist approaches to nature, environment, and sustainable development
- Climate change
- Land grabbing and environmental social movements
- Biofuels, agrarian change, and rural livelihoods
- Energy access: fuel, subsidy, and protests
- Urban water: the metabolism of cities
- Environmental conflicts, forest, and security
- Environmental governance and ungoverned spaces
- Parks, people, and poverty: the challenge of conservation and development in Africa
- Extractive economies: mining, livelihoods, and local communities
- Shrinking fiscal space, social service delivery, and sustainable development
Please note that the conference has a participation fee. You can find more information and the full call for papers in the PDF below.