Globalization and Socio-economic Development in Africa

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July 9, 2019 to July 12, 2019
Subject Fields: 
African History / Studies, Economic History / Studies, Humanities, Social Sciences

The Faculty of the Social Sciences, University of Nigeria, Nsukka announces her 2019 International Conference/Workshop

Theme: Globalization and Socio-economic Development in Africa                    


  • The Informal Economy and Livelihoods
  • Security, Conflicts and Crimes
  • Politics, Governance, and Service Delivery
  • Population Dynamics, Gender Issues and Development
  • Climate Change, Vulnerability, Resilience, Mitigation, and Adaptation
  • Political Economy of Development and Underdevelopment
  • Public Health, Wellbeing and Quality of Life
  • Religion,  Ethics, Diversity and Sustainability
  • Indigenous knowledge, Technological Innovation and Bioeconomic advancement
  • The Media and Information Management
  • Entrepreneurship and Vocational Training
  • Inclusive Education


Keynote Speakers:

Prof. Clifford Odimegwu

Demography and Population Studies Programme

University of Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa


Prof. J.C. Okeibunor

Regional Health Social Scientist, WHO Regional Office

For Africa, Brazzaville, Congo


Important Events and Dates

Arrival and pre-workshop activities: July 9, 2019

Conference: July 10-11, 2019

Departure: July 12, 2019



Prospective participants are to send abstracts of not more than 250 words to the email address consideration on or before May 31, 2019. Each submission should contain the following information: (a) title of paper, (b) author(s), (c) affiliation, (d) email address, (e) phone number(s), and (f) 5 keywords of your proposed paper. Quality papers from the conference will be considered for peer-review publication in the Nigerian Journal of Social Sciences (NJSS), the Scopus-indexed African Population Studies (APS) Journal, and other Journals with Impact Factor.


Conference Fees

Registration: N20,000.00 (Twenty thousand naira only)

Early bird:N15,000.00 (Fifteen thousand naira only). Payment Deadline: June 14, 2019

Students: N7,500.00 (Seven thousand five hundred naira only)

Foreign Participants: $100 (One hundred dollars)


Account Details

Acc/Name: Faculty of Social Sciences, UNN

Acc/No: 1014157632

Bank Name: Zenith Bank, Plc


Chief Host

Vice Chancellor

University of Nigeria, Nsukka



Prof. Leonard I. Ugwu

Dean, Faculty of the Social Sciences

University of Nigeria, Nsukka


For further enquiries contact

Prof. Ike E. Onyishi

Chairman, Local Organizing Committee




Dr. George C. Nche

Secretary, Local Organizing Committee



Contact Info: 

Dr. George C. Nche

Secretary, Local Organizing Committee


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