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3rd ANNUAL CONFERENCE ON THE STATUS OF AFRICAN WOMEN

October 14 – 16 | Virtual

The aim of the conference is to bring together scholars involved in research on areas evolving around areas women and environment; gender issues and environment; women’s socio-economic empowerment and environment; gender, politics, environment and governance as well as documenting and preserving African women’s knowledge and experiences in relation to environment. This conference will provide an opportunity for networking among scholars from various backgrounds and enable participants to share practical solutions for a healthy environment.

 

The African Women’s Studies Centre (AWSC) of the University of Nairobi will hold a conference from with the theme:

“Women, Climate Change , Environment and Technology”

Due to the current corona virus pandemic, we will this year hold our conference virtually, and participants will for the first time interact virtually. The university of Nairobi is therefore making all the necessary arrangements to make this conference deliver a unique experience to the participants.

The aim of the conference is to bring together scholars involved in research on areas evolving around areas women and environment; gender issues and environment; women’s socio-economic empowerment and environment; gender, politics, environment and governance as well as documenting and preserving African women’s knowledge and experiences in relation to environment. This conference will provide an opportunity for networking among scholars from various backgrounds and enable participants to share practical solutions for a healthy environment.

In this perspective the AWSC invites abstracts and full papers from interested scholars on the following broad thematic areas:

  1. Impact of climate change on African women’s lives.
  2. Challenges facing women in the struggle for food security in the context of climate change and diminishing natural resources.
  3. Exploring appreciation of science and technology for women in the context of environmental degradation.
  4. Vulnerability of African women to disasters.
  5. Gender issues in the preservation of African cultural indigenous knowledge in the era of technology.
  6. Environmental effects on African women.

The possible sub-themes:

  • Women and Climate Change :
  • African women and food security.
  • Gender issues in natural resources
  • Women and technology
  • Women and environment
  • Environment and African women’s security
  • African indigenous knowledge
  • Environmental conflicts

Artistic works including poems, stories/narratives or songs relevant to specific sub-themes are also welcome

Research Week 2020 ...

is the 3rd Annual event hosted by the University of Nairobi in October each year. The week features over ten different conferences covering a diverse range of academic disciplines, one of which is bound to meet your interest and area of expertise. 

The conferences provide a forum to enable you to present your work, engage with your colleagues, and learn about the latest developments in your field. 

For students, especially PhD students, Research Week 2020 provides and ideal forum to present and receive positive critique on your work before you submit it for journal publication, or before your dissertation defence.

DUE to the on-going COVID-19 Pandemic all the 2020 conferences will be online.

Conference Poster

  

AIBUMA @10 conference brings together leading academics, researchers and business leaders to exchange and share their experiences and research.  We encourage interdisciplinary   research and collaborations.  You can participate in a number of ways;

  • Research papers
  • Presentation of ideas in gestation e.g. proposals
  • Panels
  • Posters
  • Fishbowl
  • TED talk 

Please contact the conference chair Prof.  XN Iraki to arrange your preferred format of presentation.

Send your abstracts or synopsis to Wniraki@uonbi.ac.ke or Xniraki@gmail.com  or hilda@uonbi.ac.ke. Undergraduates and postgraduates students are encouraged to contribute. There is a prize for the best graduate and undergraduate paper/presentation. You can call me on 0733655262.

Note: Accepted papers will be peered reviewed and published FOR FREE inAfrica International Journal of Business and Management (AJBUMA)- ISSN 2079-410 X

Our theme is “Managing 21st Century Realities“

Date/Time
Date(s) - 23/10/2019 - 24/10/2019
All Day

The Department of Literature at the University of Nairobi has organised this conference to promote a healthy debate on value creating education and critical thinking. We invite scholars, practitioners, professionals and students to participate in the discussions. The two broad themes are Value Creating Education for Sustainable Development and Critical Thinking in a Global World

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