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Call for Papers: Women and the Nigeria-Biafra War: International Conference

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University of Maryland, Baltimore County

Women and the Nigeria-Biafra War: Reframing Gender and Conflict in Africa

An International Conference in Commemoration of the 50th Anniversary of the War

May 8-9, 2018

University of Maryland, Baltimore County, 1000 Hilltop Circle, Baltimore, Maryland, 21250

The Department of Africana Studies, University of Maryland, Baltimore County welcomes panel, paper, and poster presentations from scholars that will contribute to a better understanding of the complexity of women and gender in the Nigeria-Biafra War. 

Papers presented at the conference will be peer-reviewed, and those assessed to be of high quality will be included in an edited book. Interested participants should send a 250-word proposal for paper or roundtable no later than Wednesday, January 31, 2018.

Registration is open from November 1, 2017 to January 31, 2018.

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