Call for Papers for the 8th African Population Conference

Posted by Maria Codina on June 5, 2019 at 9:40 pm



Do not miss the call for papers for the 8th African Population Conference!
Entebbe – Uganda, 18-22 November 2019

“Harnessing Africa’s Population for Sustainable Development: 25 Years after Cairo and Beyond.”

Hosted by the Government of Uganda and the Union for African Population Studies

Deadline for submitting papers or abstracts: 30 June 2019

Every four years, The Union for African Population Studies (UAPS) organizes a general conference on the African population. The aim of this conference is to share and disseminate research evidence on population and development issues and explore ways for applying the research evidence to improve policies and programs aimed at uplifting the well-being of people in Africa. The conference provides an opportunity for networking and knowledge sharing among researchers, policy makers, program managers, international development partners, and other key stakeholders in the population field. The conference includes various capacity building activities targeted at young scholars.

UAPS invites submissions for research papers, assessments of best practices, proposals for workshops, posters and exhibitions under the sessions grouped across the 16 sub-themes and sessions listed in the call for papers.

All submission must be made online on the 8th African Population Conference Website, http://uaps2019.popconf.org/.

All authors are asked to submit both: a) a short (150 word) abstract; and b) either an extended abstract (2-4 pages, including tables) or a completed paper to be uploaded to the website following instructions available online. Authors may modify their submission online at any time until 30 June 2019.

Important dates: 

May 25, 2019: Online submission of papers or abstracts start

June 30, 2019: Deadline for submitting papers or abstracts

July 31, 2019: Authors are notified of papers accepted to regular sessions.

August 31, 2019: Information to authors of posters and additional sessions, including member/partner-initiated meetings to be incorporated in the main programme

September 15, 2019: Revision of final abstracts to be published in the Conference Programme

October 1, 2019: Submission of final papers to conference website and to discussants and session chairs

November 18, 2019: Conference Begins

For more details please read the full call for papers.

If you have any questions, please contact: uaps@uaps-uepa.org


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