Call for papers: Health in Africa, an interdisciplinary approach

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Call for papers of the 11th annual symposium of the Africa Platform of Ghent University Association, entitled “Health in Africa – an interdisciplinary approach“.

This international symposium will be organized at Ghent University on Friday 15 December 2017.

For this edition we welcome paper submissions within any of these five interdisciplinary sub-topics:

  • Sub-topic 1: Health care, space and materiality in Africa, past and present
  • Sub-topic 2: The quest for healing as a driver in political mobilization and development
  • Sub-topic 3: Mental health and disability
  • Sub-topic 4: Health system challenges for donor darlings: perspectives from the ground
  • Sub-topic 5: Childhood malnutrition in Sub-Saharan Africa

Deadline for the submission of abstracts (max. 500 words): 1 June 2017.

Download the Call for paper (PDF)


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