Call for Papers: 2021 BIEA Graduate Digital Conference

The British Institute in Eastern Africa (BIEA) invites early career researchers, graduate students, and practitioners to submit their titles and abstracts for its 2021 Graduate digital Conference.

The environment today is full of uncertain and dynamic issues such as urbanization, climate change, and technological innovations. Whilst some of these changes are ongoing (e.g.climate change and technological advancements), others constitute more recent shocks (such as the current COVID-19 pandemic). An understanding of how individuals, communities, institutions, and states understand and respond to these changes; their impacts, challenges, and opportunities, is therefore critical. This, however, forms the conference theme for the 2021 British Institute in Eastern Africa (BIEA)

Venue: Online

Conference Date: November 4-5, 2021

Conference Theme: Living in Changing Environments.


  • Migration/mobilities
  • Climate change
  • Health
  • Urban/rural lives
  • Inclusion and adapting to changes
  • Technological innovations
  • Indigenous knowledge systems
  • Reflections & experiences

Submission Process

Interested persons are to submit the following:

  • title of their paper 
  • the abstracts (maximum of 300 words) for the BIEA conference, and
  • a short bio (maximum of 200 words) addressing the above theme/ sub-themes.


Submission Deadline: October 11, 2021

For more information about BIEA conference, visit the official site.

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