Call for Papers: ISTR Africa Network Conference 2017 – Accra, Ghana (Scholarships Available)


The West African Civil Society Institute (WACSI) is now accepting papers for the 2017 ISTR Africa Network Conference. The broad aim of this conference is to kick-start the process of serious consideration of critical questions occupying the civil society-philanthropy interface such as; how can civil society organisations promote a culture of giving?

Conference Date: June 21 – 23, 2017
Location: Accra, Ghana
Theme: Civil Society and Philanthropy in Africa: Contexts, Contradictions, Possibilities.


The ISTR Africa Network Conference invite theoretical, philosophical and empirical submissions drawing on the best investigative traditions and approaches from the entire spectrum of the social sciences, including, but not necessarily limited to, economics, history, psychology, cultural studies, philosophy, sociology, political science, and anthropology. Papers may be ethnographic, comparative, statistical, regional, national, or strictly theoretical in their approaches.


A limited number of scholarships is available for graduate students in African institutions and will be awarded solely on the basis of need. Submitters of abstracts should indicate interest at the time of submission.

Deadline: February 28, 2017
To apply, visit the official link.


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