African Studies Association UK 2018 Conference

"The conference is a key event for scholars working on and in Africa. At the conference, the ASAUK will recognise and celebrate outstanding scholarship and contributions to the study of Africa with the Audrey Richards Prize for best doctoral thesis in African Studies successfully examined in a British institution of higher education during 2016-2017. (http://www.asauk.net/audrey-richards-prize-for-the-best-doctoral-thesis-...) The Fage and Oliver monograph prize for best scholarly monograph on Africa published (or translated into English) and distributed in the United Kingdom. (http://www.asauk.net/the-fage-and-oliver-prize/) The Distinguished Africanist Award for an individual who has made exceptional contributions to the field of African studies.  (http://www.asauk.net/news/awards/asauk-distinguished-africanist-award/ ) The ASAUK will also award several scholarships to the conference to up and coming African academics.

This conference provides a unique opportunity to connect with hundreds of Africanists, academics with a particular interest in the continent, development specialists, policy makers and others. The organisers are committed to engaging with participants through an energising and informative programme, and facilitating networking opportunities via two dynamic social events."

While there are many streams touching upon social protection, there are several streams dedicated to social protection:

  • GENDER AND SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT IN AFRICA
     
  • THE POLITICAL ECONOMY OF DEVELOPMENT IN AFRICA: THE POLITICS OF ECONOMIC AND SOCIAL TRANSFORMATION
  • ADDRESSING INEQUALITY: NEW FORMS OF WELFARE, SOCIAL PROTECTION AND CITIZENSHIP IN AFRICA

  • ‘THE POLITICAL ECONOMY OF DEVELOPMENT IN AFRICA: DOMESTICATING THE SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT GOALS (SDGS)

  • THE POLITICS OF DEVELOPMENT IN AFRICA