Call for papers for an International Conference Nairobi Kenya June 27-31, 2012

Call for papers

 

1st International Interdisciplinary Annual Conference, Theme:

“Africa’s   Golden Jubilee: Assessing 50 Years of Scholarship and

Development in Africa,” at the Catholic University of Eastern Africa (CUEA) to be held on 27th to 31st June 2012

General conference theme: “Africa’s Golden Jubilee: Assessing 50 Years of Scholarship and Development in Africa,” When: June 27-31, 2012

Conference venue: The Catholic University of Eastern Africa (CUEA) Main Campus, Langata, Nairobi

 

During this decade (2010s), many African countries are celebrating 50 years of independence. The Catholic University of Eastern Africa would like to take this opportunity to celebrate accomplishments in scholarship and development with scholars, researchers, academics, students and leaders in Africa, and other parts of the world. This is an interdisciplinary international conference that seeks to highlight achievements for the last 50 years and lessons for the future.

Organized and hosted by the Catholic University of Eastern Africa (CUEA), this International Academic Conference (IAC) will be held on 27-31 June 2012 at the CUEA Main Campus, Langata, Nairobi, Kenya. The focus of the conference will be Africa’s accomplishments in the past 50 years in various disciplines, from science, technology and engineering to education, health, arts, humanities and social sciences. Papers are invited from experienced scholars and researchers as well as graduate students. The conference organizers will also accept relevant panels, and poster sessions.

Submission of abstracts: Send abstracts of between 300 and 500 words, including This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to vfull contact details (title, name, address, email-address, and telephone) as well as institutional affiliation. Papers presented at the conference will be published in edited volumes and CUEA journals.

Send abstracts to:

Rev. Dr. John Lukwata or Prof. Maurice N. Amutabi (PhD)

The Catholic University of Eastern Africa,

P.O. Box 62157 – 00200 City Square

Nairobi, Kenya

E-mail address: Lukwata@cuea.edu or Amutabi@yahoo.com or Amutabi@cuea.edu

 

The conference will consist of seven symposia organized by CUEA’s six faculties and an interdisciplinary panel as follows:

Symposium I: Faculty of arts and social sciences

Sub-theme: “The Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences in Research and Development in Africa: Fifty Years Later”

Symposium II: Faculty of Commerce

Sub-theme: “Management of Resources and Development in Africa: Fifty Years of Shifting Paradigms and Strategies”

Symposium III: Faculty of Education

Sub-theme: “Education: Growth and Development in the Past Fifty Years”

Symposium IV: Faculty of Law

Sub-theme: “Law and Development in Africa”

Symposium V: Faculty of science

Sub-theme: “Science, Technology and Development in Africa: Five Decades of Experiments, Innovations and Inventions”

Symposium VI: Faculty of Theology

Sub-theme: “The Church and Development in Africa: Fifty Years of Under African Hands”

Symposium VII: Research and Development in Africa

Sub-theme: “Research and Development in Africa”

Symposium VIII: Interdisciplinary and Multidisciplinary themes

Sub-theme: “Five Decades of Interdisciplinary Research in Africa”

*We welcome abstracts on any relevant topic. Poster presentations, panel proposals and roundtables are welcome.

*There will be field excursions to some national parks and places of interest in Kenya organized separately, whose cost will be different from conference registration.

 

Registration Fees

Staff from the Catholic University of Eastern Africa (CUEA) and affiliate campuses and universities KShs.2,500.00
Staff from other universities in Kenya KShs.5,000.00
Students of the Catholic University of Eastern Africa (CUEA) and affiliate campuses KShs.500.00
Students from other Universities in Kenya KShs.1,000.00
Staff from East African Universities and Organizations KShs.5,000.00
Rest of Africa US$ 150.00
Rest of the World – Europe, America, Asia, etc US$ 200.00

Registration fee payments to: The Catholic University of Eastern Africa (Attn: 1st Annual International Conference)

IMPORTANT DEADLINES

Submission of Abstracts30th March 2012

Submission of full papers 30th May 2012

Send full papers to:

Prof. Maurice Amutabi (Ph.D)

E-mail: amutabi@cuea.edu or amutabi@yahoo.com or Amutabi@gmail.com

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21 Responses to Call for papers for an International Conference Nairobi Kenya June 27-31, 2012

  1. Mshelia A. Bukar says:

    I thank the organizers of the conference,how ever I want them to include topics like e-learning and ICT related topics.

    Thank you

    • Mshelia,

      Those are welcome as well. At the end, the call for papers says that papers are welcome from any other relevant theme. You are therefore welcome to add e-learning and ICT-related topics. These will be handled by the panel on “Information Technology and Library Sciences” – best regards.

      Prof. Maurice Amutabi – conference convener.

  2. Joseph Amulioto Opanda says:

    The initiative to have such a multidisciplinery conference is timely and welcome, kudos. Opanda A.J – Maseno university

  3. veronica says:

    congrats cuea you are ahead of other universities through research,conferences and symposium.this is a way of promoting studies.keep it up

  4. afolabi, Folashade Ph.D says:

    Great work an excellent idea to organise a conference like this.keep it up

  5. To: Rev. Dr. John Lukwata – Conference Convener

    The Conference offers an avenue where you can outsource provision of support services to external service providers such as Protocol Nouvelle Kenya.
    The Company handles protocol relating to site/ venue planning, arrival and departure protocol, conference venue seating protocol, info on accommodation, reception,dinner, opening and closing ceremonies, Guest of Honour protocol …etc

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  6. ACCOMMODATION
    Participants will meet the cost of their travel and accommodation. Participants/accompanying persons will choose their accommodation in one of the hotels listed below or any other. All rates are per room, bed & breakfast (B/B) and taxes included.
    Name of Hotel Single Room (B/B) Double Room (B/B) Family Room (B/B)
    Residents (Ksh) Non-Residents (USD) Residents (Ksh) Non-Residents (USD) Residents (Ksh) Non-Residents (USD)
    Kolping 3,500 60 3,900 77 – –
    Mamba Village 2,500 60 3,400 70 – –
    CUEA Hostels 1,500 30 – – –
    Park Place 5,000 100 5,500 100 – –
    Osoita Lodge, Rongai 4,000 50 5,400 65 6,100 –
    Swara Safari Hotel 3,000 55 3,500 75 –
    Corat 3,000 55 3,500 55 4,5000

    ALL GENERAL ENQUIRIES TO BE ADDRESSED TO:
    Prof. Maurice N. Amutabi
    The Catholic University of Eastern Africa
    P.O BOX 62157-00200 CITY SQUARE
    NAIROBI, Kenya
    Tel: 254-020-891601-6 ext 2207
    E-mail: amutabi@cuea.edu or Amutabi@yahoo.com

  7. jOSEPH AMULIOTO OPANDA says:

    Dear Sir, I have just sent my Abstract for the forth coming Conference and pray that you consider me for participation.

    Thank you.
    OPANDA, J.A

  8. Prof. Maurice Amutabi says:

    To which e-mail did you send? Please specify. Use amutabi@yahoo.com

  9. Prof, I really wished to participate but am time bad. Hope you hold another call for papers next year. Topics are really topical, it is a real issue to think of if Africa has really developed after 50years. God bless for choosing this theme. Africa, has to reassess its position in the global agenda. Thanks,

  10. Cindy J-B says:

    I have sent you an email. I am interested in 2013 conference if available?

  11. Mercy M says:

    I am interested in 2013 conference please advice if available

  12. Okoth - Odollo says:

    I would like to know if I can still be able to sent my abstract or i am timed bad, lodollo@yahoo.com

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