FELA ANIKULAPO KUTI INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON AFRICAN HOMELANDS AND SOCIAL THEORY

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Type: 
Conference
Date: 
October 10, 2018 to October 11, 2018
Location: 
Nigeria
Subject Fields: 
African History / Studies, Colonial and Post-Colonial History / Studies, Cultural History / Studies, Diplomacy and International Relations, Religious Studies and Theology

 

THE 2018 FELA ANIKULAPO KUTI INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON AFRICAN HOMELANDS AND SOCIAL THEORY

DATE: 10 -11 OCTOBER, 2018

VENUE: FACULTY OF ARTS, UNIVERSITY OF IBADAN, NIGERIA.

CONFERENCE THEME:

RELIGION – STATE RELATIONSHIP IN POST- COLONIAL AFRICA: ISSUES, CONTEXT AND PERSPECTIVES

Fela Anikulapo Kuti International Conference on African Homelands and Social Theory is an annual international conference that brings together academics and research scholars in African and Diaspora Studies, and particularly researchers on Fela and Afrobeat studies.

African scholars and researchers are invited to participate in this international conference by presenting papers in any of the conference sub-themes listed below:

  1. Religion, International political system and Africa
  2. Religion, Ideology and Nationalism
  3. Religion and Philosophy
  4. Religion and Music in the African Context
  5. Spirituality, Religion and Language from the African Perspective
  6. Religion and Conventional Thoughts
  7. Religion, Education and Law
  8. Historiography of African Belief Systems and Religion in Africa
  9. Comparative Approach to Non-African and African Belief Systems
  10. Religion and Emerging Gender Issues
  11. Religion, Terrorism, Peace and Strategic Studies
  12. The Foreign in African Traditional Religions
  13. Religion and Humanity in the African Context
  14. The Political Economy of Religion
  15. Comparative Study on Religion, Spirituality and Culture
  16. Religion and African Mystery Systems
  17. Religion, Culture and Secret Societies
  18. Religion, Methodology and Politics of Knowledge Production
  19. Religion, Postcolonial Africanities and Human Development
  20. Religion, Secularism and Globalization
  21. Religion and Environmental Issues
  22. Religion, Archaeology and Social Anthropology
  23. Religion and Classical/Ancient Studies

 

KEYNOTE SPEAKER:  Prof. Toyin Falola, Jacob and Frances Mossiker Chair in the Humanities and University Distinguished Teaching Professor, the University of Texas at Austin, U.S.A

CONFERENCE CHAIR: Emeritus Professor Femi Osofisan,

Department of Theatre Arts,

University of Ibadan, Nigeria.

 

ABSTRACT SUBMISSION

The peer- review committee welcomes individual papers and panel proposals, provided a panel does not exceed 6 presenters, in each session. Co- authorship of individual papers should not be more than 3 persons. Each person is allowed to submit a maximum of 2 papers while authors of Co-authored paper shall separately register for the conference before their presentation of paper(s).

  • The abstract length should not be more than 300 words in MSWord attachment
  • Authors must include full name, title, institution/organization, current position, mailing address and telephone number
  • All accepted papers/abstracts and panel proposals will be notified by email, including conference registration and other related logistic information.
  • Selected abstracts will be published in an electronic copy of BOOK OF ABSTRACTS before the conference and in the final conference programme.

Abstracts should be sent by electronic mail to felaconference@gmail.com or mcmikewrights@gmail.com

Conference registration: Upon acceptance of abstracts, participants will pay a mandatory non-refundable fee of N15, 000 for participants from Nigeria and other African countries and $100 for participants from other continents. The fees covers tea break and lunch break, paper publication and certificate of participation.

IMPORTANT DATES

Abstracts Deadline: 19th August, 2018        Full papers submission:    5th September, 2018    Arrival: 9th October, 2018   Departure: 12 October, 2018.

 

Details, Sponsorship and Enquiries, please contact:

Olusegun Michael Ogundele

Conference Convener,

The Fela Kuti Studies Group,

Institute of African Studies,

University of Ibadan.

+2347066249160

Email: mcmikewrights@gmail.com

Skype: michael.ogun3

 

R.S.V.P

 

Prof. J.K Ayantayo

Head, Department of Religious Studies,

University of Ibadan, Nigeria

Host

Email: ayantayokehinde@gmail.com

Tel: +2348034297780

 

Dr. Sola Olorunyomi

Chairman,

Local Organising Committee

Institute of African Studies

University of Ibadan, Nigeria.

Email: whereissola@yahoo.com

Tel: +2347038762371

Contact Info: 

O.M.OGUNDELE

Conference Convener,

The Fela Kuti Studies Group,

Institute of African Studies,

University of Ibadan,

Nigeria

+2347066249160

skype: michael.ogun3

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