1. SADC @30:Past, Present and Future

Document type: Call for papers

Heading: SADC @30:Past, Present and Future

Invitation: The University of Johannesburg’s Institute for Pan-African Thought and Conversation

(IPATC), in partnership with the African Association of Political Science (AAPS) and the South African Association of Political Studies (SAAPS), has organised a 2-day SADC Regional hybrid colloquium titled SADC @30: Past, Present and Future, and therefore invites scholars, writers, researchers and authors participate by submitting your 300-word abstracts, or paper between 4000-6000 words based on the following sub-themes;


  • Region-building and regional integration
  • Democracy, governance, and human rights
  • Economy, political economy and livelihoods (including climate change)
  • Peace, stability, and security
  • Agency: states, citizens, women, youth, and organisations
  • Science, technologies, and society
  • Health, education, and social policies
  • External actors, partnerships, and linkages
  • Proposed new thematic sessions


Due date: Before 10 April 2022 for abstracts, 31 July 2022 for papers. USE APA referencing and citation style

For queries, email africanpolitics2019@gmail.com. To submit your abstract or proposal click on this link; https://forms.gle/oYiBU3hnMP4f37me6

Event Type


Closing Date

Abstracts: 10 April 2022
Full Papers: 31 July 2022