HISTORICAL SOCIETY OF NIGERIA 54TH ANNUAL CONGRESS
Call for Papers
HOST: DEPARTMENT OF HISTORY, NASARAWA STATE UNIVERSITY KEFFI.
DATE: 12 - 14th October 2009.
THEME: SOCIAL MOVEMENTS IN NIGERIAN HISTORY.
Conceptual, theoretical and methodological issues in Social Movements.
Origins of Social Movements in Nigeria.
The colonial manifestations of Social Movements.
Regional perspectives of Social Movements (Northern, Southern, Middle belt etc).
Social Movements in post independence Nigeria.
Economic deregulation and Social Movements.
Political reform and Social Movements.
Gender Driven Social Movements.
International Developments and Social Movements.
The changing role of the State and Social Movements.
Security and Social Movements.
Comparative perspectives on Social Movements.
The intersection of Social Movements, civil societies and nongovernmental organizations.
The Role of Technology in Social Movements.
Prognosticating on the future of Social Movements.
K.O. Dike Lecture: Dr. Kimani S.K. Nehusi (University of East London)
Professor Olayemi Akinwunmi FHSN (Dean Faculty of Arts and Vice-President North Central, Historical Society of Nigeria.
Dr. Filaba A. Mailafiya (Chairman LOC and Acting Head, Department of History, Nassarawa State University, Keffi.
Dr. Adoyi Onoja (Secretary, LOC).
Abstracts of Interested participants with name, institution and e-mail address of presenter should be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org on or before 30th June 2009. Completed papers of all accepted abstracts should be e-mailed to the same address on or before 31st August 2009.
Dr. Adoyi Onoja
Department of History, Nassarawa State University, Keffi
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