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.
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:
- Religion, International political system and Africa
- Religion, Ideology and Nationalism
- Religion and Philosophy
- Religion and Music in the African Context
- Spirituality, Religion and Language from the African Perspective
- Religion and Conventional Thoughts
- Religion, Education and Law
- Historiography of African Belief Systems and Religion in Africa
- Comparative Approach to Non-African and African Belief Systems
- Religion and Emerging Gender Issues
- Religion, Terrorism, Peace and Strategic Studies
- The Foreign in African Traditional Religions
- Religion and Humanity in the African Context
- The Political Economy of Religion
- Comparative Study on Religion, Spirituality and Culture
- Religion and African Mystery Systems
- Religion, Culture and Secret Societies
- Religion, Methodology and Politics of Knowledge Production
- Religion, Postcolonial Africanities and Human Development
- Religion, Secularism and Globalization
- Religion and Environmental Issues
- Religion, Archaeology and Social Anthropology
- 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.
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.
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.
Abstracts Deadline: 10TH September, 2018 Arrival: 9th October, 2018
Departure: 12 October, 2018. Conference Dates: 10 -11 October, 2018.
OLUSEGUN MICHAEL OGUNDELE
FELA KUTI INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON AFRICAN HOMELANDS AND SOCIAL THEORY
THE FELA KUTI STUDIES GROUP
INSTITUTE OF AFRICAN STUDIES,
UNIVERSITY OF IBADAN,