Re-Posting: Linking The Colonial Past with the Post-Colonial Present in Africa History: Essays in Honour of Prof. Alfred Chukwudi Unomah
We earlier posted the above-proposed volume in 2015. However, the project was stalled due to difficulties with the e-mail address.We are therefore reposting this Call for Papers having taken care of the earlier limitations for which we apologize. The dates have also been adjusted.
The proposed volume is in honour of a distinguished historian, late Prof. Alfred Chukwudi Unomah, who contributed immensely to Africa history, African studies and international economic history. Prof. Alfred Chukwudi Unomah, was a founding member of the Department of History, Bendel State University (now Ambrose Alli University), Ekpoma. Before moving to Bendel State University to establish the Department of History, he worked for several years at the Department of History, University of Ibadan. He also taught at the University of Dar es Salaam, Tanzania and Makarare University, Uganda. He was the quintessential "Africanist Historian" with teaching and research experience spanning the entire continent.
We invite contributions from scholars focusing on a variety of perspectives traversing historical and contemporary issues in Nigeria in particular, and Africa in general. The volume will explore the impacts and legacies of colonial political, social, economic and intellectual experiences on post-colonial conditions in Africa. Contributions are encouraged from multidisciplinary perspectives, while contributions on the history of East Africa, which was the primary research interest of late Prof. Unomah are particularly encouraged.
The volume will focus on the following themes:
- Politics and Administration in colonial and post-colonial Africa
- Economic change and development in colonial and post-colonial Africa
- Social and Cultural Change in colonial and post-colonial Africa
- Colonial Education Policies
- Issues in colonial and African historiography
- Post-colonial regionalism in Africa
- Culture, media, literature and Society
- Nigeria and the wider world
- Politics and governance in post-colonial Africa
- Natural resources, politics and violence in Africa
- Crises and conflicts in post-colonial Africa
We are in discussions with a reputable publisher to publish the volume. Interested authors should forward an abstract of no more than 300 words by September 30, 2017 to the editors. Authors whose abtracts are selected would be duly notified by October 15, 2017. Full papers of between 5,000 and 7,000 words are due by December 30, 2017.
All enquiries should be made through the foregoing email addresses. Or call:
Phone: +234 805 420 2506
Editors: Prof. E.C. Emordi, Prof.A.I. Okoduwa; and Lexington Izuagie (Ph D), Department of History and International Studies, Ambrose Alli University, Ekpoma (respectively)
DEPARTMENT OF HISTORY & INTERNATIONAL STUDIES, AMBROSE ALLI UNIVERSITY, EKPOMA
GSM: +234 805 420 2506