Reciprocal Images of Two Spaces: Africa and the West
University of Oran, Algeria - 4â€"5 May 2009
Deadline for proposals: 31 January 2009
The Laboratory of Languages, Literature, Civilisation and History in
Africa invites proposals (up to 300 words) for an inter-disciplinary
conference on the theme of Reciprocal Images of Two Spaces: Africa and
the West to be held in the University of Oran, Algeria, on 4â€"5 May 2009.
Papers addressing any of the following themes are invited : 1- Identity,
otherness and migratory movement; 2- Contact of languages and cultures; 3-
Intercultural space; 4- Cultural relativism; 5- Mediterraneity. Please
note that the languages of the conference are English/French/Arabic and
presentation time for each paper is limited to 20 minutes.
Abstracts and a short bio notice should be sent by 31 January 2009 to:
colloque2009_at_aol.fr. Full-length papers should be sent by 25 April 2009.
Our University offers full accommodation for 3 nights to all
participants. Travel expenses will, however, be at the charge of
A selection of papers will be published in the Africa & the West Journal
in a volume of proceedings in 2009.
Participants are kindly advised to check with the Algerian Embassy in the
country of their residence whether they are required to have a visa to
get to Algeria.
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