The African Association of Political Science (AAPS) Biennial Conference will be hosted with focus on the theme “Geopolitics of knowledge in the covid-19 Era: a policy window for epistemic tension and self-determination in Africa?”. This is a pretext to identify and discuss not only the way knowledge battles framed discourses, practices and policies, but also the circulation of knowledge models and powers in the fight against the Covid-19 pandemic
The conference will take place at the Future Africa Campus, University of Pretoria, South Africa. The conference is an in-person event.
We welcome submissions from researchers from different disciplinary perspective. The criteria for selection are originality, quality of research, and relevance. Comparative perspectives are welcome. Paper proposal should consist of a title and 200 words abstract that specifies the research question, methodology, and main findings. As for panel proposals, an abstract of 300 words, with title and themes, as well as the names and affiliations of each panelist with the title of their paper.
The submission can be done by completing this online form:
The deadline for proposal submissions is January 13, 2023 and the information on the acceptance will be available on February 10, 2023. For further information about the conference, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.