Hi! I am Minna Salami, the founder of MsAfropolitan blog. I am a writer, blogger, columnist, speaker and lecturer. My work connects feminism with critical reflections on contemporary culture and intellectual thought from an Africa-centered perspective. On MsAfropolitan blog you can read posts about these topics and find out about upcoming events. I hope you enjoy your visit! I’m pleased to share the news that I have joined the Editorial Board of theInterdisciplinary Journal for the Studies of the Sahel, which isan initiative ofThe International Consortium for Geopolitical Studies of the Sahel – a collaborative international research team of experts focusing on the security, socio-political and ecological complex of the Sahel, of which I am also a member.
I know that many of you share the above concerns and I urge you to either contribute to the journal and/or share our Call for Papers. To read the full post or access the Call for Papers and the Authors’ Guidelines, please click on the links below.
The Interdisciplinary Journal for the Studies of the Sahel (a specialized section of Africology: The Journal of Pan African Studies) is an on-line, open access, and peer reviewed scholarly journal devoted to research and analysis of policy, economic, social and political experiences of the Sahel region. The Journal is seeking submissions from all disciplinary fields of academic inquiry, including the arts, humanities, social sciences and STEM-related fields (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics). To read more, please click on the links below.
This paper identifies the regional character of conflicts in the Sahel, the underlying causes, state and non-state actors and the need for a peacebuilding approach to conflict management in the region to be pursued by regional organizations.
The paper was co–presented by Professor Victor Adetula, Head of Research at the Nordic Africa Institute, Uppsala, Sweden, and Dr. Maurice Ogbonnaya, Research Fellow at the National Institute for Policy and Strategic Studies, Kuru, Nigeria.
The “Policy Dialogue on Regional Economic Communities and Peacebuilding in the Maghreb, Sahel and Central Africa”was organized by the African Peacebuilding Network of the Social Science Research Council, New York; the Nordic Africa Institute, Uppsala, Sweden; and the African Institute for Peacebuilding and Conflict Transformation, Rabat, Morocco, on September 28-29, 2017. To read more click on the link below: