THE AFALA 2021 - THE AFRICAN ASSEMBLY FOR LINGUISTIC ANTHROPOLOGY 2021

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350+ oral presentations, 20 colloquia, poster presentation section, 3 keynote speakers, 10 publishing company displays, 20 university display stalls, 4 workshops on Linguistics and Anthropology methodology, 3 anthropological exhibitions, 5 talks by anthropological societies, anthropological excursion, 2 ‘how to publish’ talks by publishers.

GENERAL - The GLOCAL AFALA 2021 is the annual conference, workshops and lectures on the Linguistic Anthropology, The Sociolinguistics, and the Language and Society, of Africa. https://afala2021.uonbi.ac.ke/

LOCATION - Institute of Anthropology, Gender and African Studies, The University of Nairobi, Kenya, Nairobi

DATE - October 13-16, 2021

THEME - Linguistic Landscapes in Cultural Climates: The GLOCAL AFALA 2021 invites work on the linguistic symbolisms and landscapes of Africa throughout global society, in a current era of global cultural flows and cultural sensitivity. Papers should focus on the ways in which African languages represent the cultural heritages, modernities and futures of Africa, more so following recent large-scale global changes.

KEYNOTE AND PLENERY SPEAKERS - Globally prominent scholars in Linguistic Anthropology and Language and Society

OFFICIAL PARTNERS - SOAS (University of London), University College London, Temple University, University College Dublin, Stockholm University, University of Hawai’i at Manoa, The American University in Cairo, Florida International University, Montclair State University, Ohio State University, University of Kansas, University of Virginia, Texas Tech University, Boston College, Nanyang Technological University, Calcutta University, Nalanda University, Beijing Normal University, University of East Anglia, University of Groningen, Qatar University, Monash University, University of South Australia, The University of Adelaide

The GLOCAL AFALA 2021 Second abstract submission /call for abstracts opens on March 5, 2021 and closes on June 5, 2021. Submit at the following link, with all information. https://afala2021.uonbi.ac.ke/submit 

PUBLICATIONS - Conference proceedings (ISI / AHCI indexed). Several special Top Tier (Scopus/ISI /ACHI /SSCI) journal issues and monographs are planned with well ranked publications and publishers only, from papers submitted to The GLOCAL AFALA 2021 that meet review requirements. Ample assistance is provided to revise papers.

AGENDA – 350+ oral presentations, 20 colloquia, poster presentation section, 3 keynote speakers, 10 publishing company displays, 20 university display stalls, 4 workshops on Linguistics and Anthropology methodology, 3 anthropological exhibitions, 5 talks by anthropological societies, anthropological excursion, 2 ‘how to publish’ talks by publishers.

ANTHROPOLOGICAL EXCURSIONS - Anthropological one day options to sites significant for Kenyan language, anthropology and society

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Website: www.afala2021.uonbi.ac.ke,  https://glocal.soas.ac.uk    

Submission link: www.afala2021.uonbi.ac.ke/submit 

Academia: www.independent.academia.edu/GLOCAL  

LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/company/the-GLOCAL

Facebook: www.facebook.com/glocalsoas    
Download the GLOCAL / AFALA App: https://glocal.soas.ac.uk/app 


CHAIRS­

Chair
Professor Onyango-Ouma
Institute of Anthropology, Gender and African Studies
University of Nairobi, Kenya
email: onyango.ouma@uonbi.ac.ke

Co-Chair
Professor Nathan Hill
SOAS University of London, U.K.

Vice Chair
Professor Helga Shroeder
Department of Linguistics & Languages
University of Nairobi, Kenya

GENERAL STEERING COMMITTEE

Professor Benson Mulemi
Department of Linguistics & Languages
University of Nairobi, Kenya

Professor Salome Bukachi
Department of Linguistics & Languages
University of Nairobi, Kenya

Professor Tom Ondicho
Department of Linguistics & Languages
University of Nairobi, Kenya

Professor Charles Olungah
Department of Linguistics & Languages
University of Nairobi, Kenya

Professor Khamati Shilabukha
Department of Linguistics & Languages
University of Nairobi, Kenya

Professor Dalmas Omia
Department of Linguistics & Languages
University of Nairobi, Kenya

COMMUNICATIONS

Head of Communications
Ms. Nhan Huynh
GLOCAL Unit
SOAS University of London, U.K.
email: afala2021@uonbi.ac.ke

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