25 Mar, 2020


  • 8:00 am - 5:00 am
  • Egerton University, Njoro
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Conference Overall Theme
Science, technology and innovation asthe major drivers and enablers of social and economic transformation. This acknowledges that application of knowledge and innovation is a necessity for attaining sustainable economic growth and competitiveness. Within this broad theme there are seven sub themes in which authors can choose tomake a contribution:

  1. Food security.
  2. Science and Technology.

  3. Health and Sanitation.

  4. Education Reforms.

  5. Governance and Security.

  6. Natural Resources and Climate Change.

  7. History, Literature and Culture.

  8. Manufacturing and Agro-Processing.

  9. History, Literature, Culture.

A guide to authors is provided here for selecting the sub theme category under which they want to present their papers.

1. Food Security
The papers should contribute to new insights that inform improvement in food availability, access, utilization and stability of healthy food systems. These may include food from crops, livestock, fish or other emerging food sources for humans and animals. In addition, papers may report knowledge and innovation advances in food safety, improved nutrition, processing and enabling policy environment.

2. Science and Technology
The papers should discuss new knowledge insights and applications from basic and applied sciences, engineering, computing, communication or information technologies that provide solutions to social and economic challenges to society, environment and economy.

3. Health and Sanitation
The papers should discuss new insights that enable improvement in health care and prevention of diseases, telemedicine, biotechnology, ethnopharmacology, environmental health and safety; water sanitation and hygiene; and advances in One Health and EcoHealth concepts.

4. Education and Capacity Development
The papers should address issues in educational innovation and socioeconomic impacts, education quality, citizenry empowerment socially and economically, comparative studies on human capital enhancements and its impact on quality of life, or technical vocational education.

5. Governance, Law and Security
The papers under this sub theme should be contemporary multidisciplinary research that address: dynamics of devolved governance structures, relations between national and devolved governments, corruption, securitization, radicalisation, dangers posed by terrorism, challenges associated with regional integration and grand infrastructure projects,state of civilsociety and the body politic today, civic freedomand jurisdiction,social and legal justice.

6. Climate Change and Natural Resources
The papers should present new insights that better inform building of resilience to climate shocks and disasters through adaptation and mitigation
options, promotion of conservation and sustainable use of natural resources, enhancing beneficial goods and services of ecosystems and biodiversity.

7. Culture and Socio-Economics
The papers should be multidisciplinary research that address broad issues about: Culture in perspectives of policy, literature, technology and visual culture; Intangible heritage. Politicized uses of collective identities, racial and ethnic issues, and Performing identities; Linguistic diversity and sustainability; Orality and oral histories. The media in relation to cultural representation and transformation, and social media. Africa and African Diaspora studies; migration and memory; Socio-economic status and health; gender; war; globalization; socio-economic change and civil society. Economics and social values; ethics; social philosophy; human dignity; economic freedomand health care.


9: History, Literature, Culture
The papers should be multidisciplinary and address issues in but not limited to the following broad areas: Archive, History and Memory; Culture and History; Literature and History; History, Culture and Identity; The National History and Subalternity; Future of History; Interpreting the Past; Language and Literature; Language, Identity and Culture; Literature and Gender; Diasporic Literature; Literature and the other Arts; Literature and Race; Nationalism and Transnationalism; Transculturalism; Models of National Integration; Translation Studies; Language and Media; Language and New Media; Orality, Tradition and memory; Narrative and Identity; Archival Policy; Reading the Colonial Archive; Travel Literature and Pluralism; Migration politics and Pluralism; The Sacred and the Religious; Continuities and Discontinuities of Cultural Practices; Consumer Culture and Humanity.



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USD 100 (Ksh.10000)
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USD 100 (Ksh.10000)
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USD 120 (Ksh.12000)
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