Call for Papers: 24th ISAPS (2018 Conference)
Venue: University of Cape Coast, Cape Coast, Ghana
Date: July 25 and 26, 2018
Theme: Africa and a World Without Borders: Philosophical Perspectives on Migration, Cosmopolitanism and Transcultural Justice
Conference organisers: Prof. R. N. Osei (Chair), Dr. Husein Inusah (Secretary), Dr. Eric E. Usifoh, Mr. Richard Ansah, Mr. Kow-Kwegya Abraham, Mr. George Aboka, Ms. Stela Antwiwaa
ISAPS executive: Joseph Agbakoba (President); Edwin Etieyibo (Secretary/Treasurer)
Slavery and migration, migration and neo-colonialism, migration and globalization, globalization and cosmopolitanism, globalization versus nation state, cosmopolitanism and liberalism, cosmopolitanism and communitarianism, economic and political underpinnings of migration, economic naturalism and its implication on migration, stateless citizens and the issue of human rights, wars as agency for migration, migration and brain drain, justice, brain drain, and Africa, communitarianism and brain drain, the myth of migration as threat to security and development, the nexus between migration and terrorism, the use and abuse of the visa regime, the ethics and politics of open borders, liberalism and brain drain, liberalism and open border, Africa and/or the African Union and open border.
Interested participants should send their abstracts to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Abstract format: Times New Roman 12 point. Maximum 500 words
Deadline for abstract submission: March 15, 2018
Early submissions are encouraged, especially for those that will need letter of confirmation to apply to their universities or other institutions for funding.
Publication: Arrangements are being made with a major journal of philosophy for a special edition focusing on especially well written and significant papers that will emerge from this conference. Arrangements are also being made for a book chapter with a reliable publisher for other papers that may not fit into this special edition.
Conference fee: Delegates whose papers are accepted will be required to pay a nominal conference fee.