Call for Participation – World Conference on Education and Restitution

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Call for Participation – World Conference on Education and Restitution

You are cordially invited to participate in the World Conference on Education and Restitution co-organized by the Association of African Universities (AAU), the Pan African Heritage World Museum (PAHWM) and UNESCO holding from 30th August –  1st September 2022.

This hybrid conference will be hosted physically at the Secretariat of the Association of African Universities in Accra, Ghana, and virtually under the theme: ‘The Past, The Present and the Future – Afrofuturism and African Development”. The overall aim is to reclaim and recontextualize Africana education, technology, politics, languages, histories, arts, culture, music, and spirituality toward a conscious effort of unification and rapid development of Africa.

The three supporting subthemes that would be addressed are:

  • Addressing the prerequisites for the implementation of the African Continental Free Trade Area
  • Rethinking Education Excellence in Africa
  • Reclaiming and Reconceptualizing African Arts, Culture and Heritage

The following fees apply:

  1. Participation in the Ordinary Sessions is free of charge.
  2. Participation in Scientific Session attract the following fees:
  • US$100 for all the physical meetings
  • US$50 for virtual participation in all sessions for students with proof of identification
  • US$75 for virtual participation in all sessions for non-students

Register to participate in this conference at: https://bit.ly/3sClx5U

The Conference will be preceded by highly subsidized workshops between 24th – 27th August 2022 as follows:

24th August 2022 ($20 for one and $35 for both)

 

 

25th August 2022 – ($35)

26th August 2022 – ($20 for one and $35 for both)

  • Workshop 1(13:00 – 15:00) Entrepreneurship Development: Stimulating Solution-Oriented Minds (register at: https://bit.ly/3yHqn46)
  • Workshop 2(16:00 – 18:00) Grant Proposal Writing for Scholars and Entrepreneurs (register at https://bit.ly/3cdnZe3)

 

27th August 2022 ($20 for one and $35 for both)

For more details, kindly email ransford@aau.org or visit the Conference website https://namo.aau.org/diaspora-conference/

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