CALL FOR PAPERS
Tayo Akpata Foundation in collaboration with Institute for Benin Studies invites participants to submit abstracts and papers for an INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE scheduled to hold in Benin City, June 2009.
Theme: ASPECTS OF THE FOREIGN RELATIONS OF BENIN EMPIRE IN HISTORY
„« Historiography of Benin / Edo Diaspora and
Relations with Benin;
„« Origins of Benin / Edo Diaspora;
„« Edo Diaspora in Yoruba land: Akure, Ekiti, Owo
Akoko (Owo Division), Ilorin, Ikale, Ilesha and
„« Edo Diaspora in Igbo land and the Niger Delta;
„« Benin Kingdom, the Trans Atlantic Slave Trade
and Edo Diaspora ¡V Influences in Sao Tome and
Principe, West Africa and the Americas;
„« Impact of colonialism on the Benin / Edo Diaspora.
Abstract of not more than 250 words should be submitted electronically as attachment through the e-mail address: firstname.lastname@example.org,
and Cc. email@example.com OR As Hard Copy with the Floppy Disc or Flash; typed double space, using font Times New Roman (12points) to the undersigned. Deadline for submission of ABSTRACT is FEBRUARY 28, 2009. Authors will be notified of the status of their abstracts by MARCH 15, 2009.
Completed Papers must be received MAY 30TH 2009
Completed papers must include references, tables and figures on standard paper (A4) with 1 inch margin all around.
All enquiries should be addressed to:
Uyilawa Usuanlele, Coordinator, North Americafirstname.lastname@example.org
Aiko Obobaifo, Secretary,
18 Ezoti Street,
Edo State, Nigeria
Institute for Benin Studies,
18 Ezoti Street,
Nigeria Email: email@example.com
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