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Univeristy of Calabar, Nigeria in Collaboration with University of Johannesburg, South Africa

Date: November 17th, 2016
THEME: “HOW TO PUBLISH IN INTERNATIONAL JOURNALS/PRESSES: For Scholars in Philosophy, Humanities and Related Fields”
Date: March 29-31, 2017
Venue: Directorate of Research Conference Seminar Room B, University of Calabar, Nigeria
Resource person: Distinguished Professor Thaddeus Metz of University of Johannesburg, South Africa.

The Conversational School of Philosophy, University of Calabar, Nigeria is organizing a research workshop/training for scholars in philosophy and the humanities between March 29th and 31st 2017. The idea is to train Nigerian scholars on how to conduct standard international researches and publish in reputable international journals and presses.

Submit abstract (200 words max) and introduction (800 words max) on any topic in African Philosophy and Thought to colloquium@unical.edu.ng on or before February 10th, 2017. There will be no extension. These abstracts and introductions will be reviewed by the resource person and used for practical training of participants during the “Activity sessions” at the workshop. Participants are to write the full paper after the workshop and submit on or before June 30th, 2017. Papers from the workshop are to be reviewed and published as a special issue in a top journal.

Registration: N20,000 flat payable to the following CSP bank account. Acc. name, The Calabar School of Philosophy; Acc. no.1018439855; Bank, UBA; Acc. Type, Current. Pay with the electronic reference: workshop2017. Registration must be paid on or before February 10, 2016. CSP will provide lunch for the two days as well as tea breaks, pet drinks and sweets, etc. CSP will also provide ground transportation.

NOTE: Failure to pay registration by this date will be considered as withdrawal and the slot will be re-allocated to participant(s) on the waiting list.

Participants are to cover their own accommodation cost. CSP can assist in arranging affordable hotels between 5,000 and 10,000 per night. Two participants can pair and share the cost.

Eligibility: All young PhD holders in Philosophy, humanities and African studies, etc., are eligible to send a consent email indicating interest to participate at the workshop. Consent email should contain pdf attachment of one or two samples of published works. Organisers will make a decision within one week and communicate the sender of the acceptance or otherwise of his/her application. Slots will be reserved for successful applicants until February 10th, 2017. Slot reservations will be on First come, first served basis. Other applicants as well as late applicants will be kept on waiting list to replace withdrawn applicants. THERE ARE ONLY 12 SLOTS.

Jonathan O. Chimakonam, PhD
Visit: http://www.csp.unical.edu.ng
Contact: csp.info@unical.edu.ng