The 3rd European Conference on African Studies (ECAS) 2009 will be held from 4-7 June 2009 in Leipzig, Germany. The theme of the conference is "Respacing Africa".
The call for panels for this conference is now closed and a list of the approved panels and a short description can be found on the ECAS website (http://www.uni-leipzig.de/~ecas2009/approvedpanels).
You are now invited to submit paper proposals for presentation on these panels. Please submit a document with your abstract (maximum 400 words) via
To be able to submit you have to register as an official website user. After confirmation of your registration you can upload a <.doc> or <.pdf> file to the panel you would like to participate in.
Please read instructions for uploading first
Paper proposals which do not fit into one of the approved panels will not be considered. The deadline for the submission of abstracts is 31 December 2008. All paper proposals will be reviewed in January 2009 and those who have submitted abstracts will be notified as to whether their paper has been accepted or not in February 2009.
For questions concerning a proposed paper, please contact the panel organiser directly. For general questions concerning paper proposals, please contact the Organising Committee of ECAS 3 at: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Each panel session will last two hours and will accommodate four papers. If a panel attracts more than four sound and relevant paper proposals, the panel convenor may consider organising additional sessions and, in this case, consult with the Organising Committee accordingly.
The conference fee is staggered as follows:
- Early registration: € 125.00 (reduced price: € 85.00).
These fees will apply until 14 March 2009. After that time, the prices will increase to the following:
- Full price: € 155.00 (reduced price: € 100.00).
The reduced price applies for graduate students on verification of enrolment.
Please note that, unfortunately, there is no conference budget for travel and hotel expenses. You will have to cover your own travel and accommodation costs in full.