Call for Papers
We are inviting scholars, activists, researchers and stakeholders to submit conference papers on the Niger Delta crisis. The Conference will run for three days in Johannesburg, South Africa and proposals should include 250- word abstract and title, author¡¦s name, address, telephone number, e-mail address, and institutional affiliation. A non-refundable registration fee of $150 must be paid once an abstract is accepted. Individual interested must register before 10 October 2009
Sub-themes of the conference are:
„W An overview of the Nigerian state.
„W The political economy of oil in Nigeria.
„W The politics of oil in the Niger Delta.
„W Environmental laws in Nigeria.
„W Human rights violations and social activism in the Niger Delta.
„W The social impact and costs of the crises for local communities and the Nigerian state.
„W The emergence and role of social movements in the Niger Delta.
„W Criminal networks and opportunism in the Niger Delta.
„W The role of external actors in the Niger Delta crisis.
„W Past and current crisis resolution initiatives.
„W Any other paper that focussed on oil violence and state throughout the globe
Send your proposed title, an abstract of no more than 250 words by 15 July 2009 to: Dr Victor Ojakorotu: firstname.lastname@example.org or Ayo Whetho:email@example.com.
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