Toward an Africa without Borders Conference 2007: From Theory to Practice
July 5-8, 2007 - Durban University of Technology, Durban, South Africa
Toward an Africa Without Borders is dedicated to opening borders, both physical and metaphorical, and to promoting unity and solidarity between groups in the Diaspora and Africa by facilitating strategic alliances and discussions that lead to partnerships for positive action in the name of Pan-Africanism. We invite scholars and activists from all disciplines and professions to submit abstracts or panel proposals for consideration for our 3rd international conference to be held in Durban, South Africa July 5-8, 2007.
The conference features keynote speakers Horace Campbell, Andile Mngxitama, and Chengiah Rogers Ragaven. This event will consist of various panels and round-table discussions, highlighting four Featured Panels: Activism Across Borders; Africa & the Media: Borders of Perception; Pan-Africanism: Theory and Practice; South Africa’s Role in Africa and the World.
In addition, the conference welcomes scholars and activists to discuss such issues as, but not limited to: Arts/performance & Pan-Africanism; Literature of Africa and the Diaspora; African Women: Struggle and Strength; Language and Africa; Globalization, Africa, and the Diaspora; Religion, Ethnicity, and Identity in Africa and the Diaspora; Africa and Foreign Relations; Health and Medicine in Africa; Africa and the Environment; Refugees, Immigration, and Pan-Africanism; Government Organizations, Non-Governmental Organizations, and Development; Emerging Global Powers in Africa; African Sexuality
Activists are strongly encouraged to submit proposals for round-table discussions on these and related topics. Please visit our web site - www.towardanafricawithoutborders.org - for more information and to submit abstracts and proposals online.
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