Call for abstract and Papers

  • Conference Theme: Building capacity for sustainable Academic and Non-Fiction Authorship in Africa
  • Subthemes
  • a) Managing Contracts and Legal issues in Authorship
  • b) Community and Marketplace Authorship
  • c) Memories, Personality and Documentary Heritage
  • d) Competiveness,Innovativeness, Market Trends and Electronic Publishing
  • e) Culture, Traditional and Indigenous Knowledge
  • f) Science and Technology Authorship
  • g) Literacy, Reading Culture for Sustainable Literary Outputs
  • h) Textbook and Educational Publishing
  • i) Intellectual Property Rights, Copyright and Access to Information
  • j) Non-Fiction writing for Children and Young Adults
  • k) Authorship for Human Rights, Democracy & Good Governance
  • l)Gender and Contempory issues in Publishing
  • M) Leadership, Collaboration and Strategic Alliance in Academic and Non-Fiction Authorship
  • Participants: Authors and prospective authors; publishers, booksellers, book editors, translators and illustrators; academicians, policy makers, researchers, teachers, artists, designers, translators and other stakeholders.
  • Guidelines for Submission of Abstracts (To be submitted by 15th June 2016)
    Structure of the Abstract: Title, introduction, aim of the paper/research/innovation, methodology/descript of the innovation, key results or innovation and conclusions and/or implications. Don’t put headings in the abstract.
    Format: Font size: 12 times New Roman, single spacing, 4 Key words, indicate the word count. Abstract should not be more than 300 words. 
    Photo: Coloured Passport Size photographs
    Biography: Provide a short biography of 100 words.
    Submission: Revised abstracts should be submitted to: pawspapers@utana-uganda.org or magarasam@gmail.com not later than 15th June 2016.
    Notification on the Submission of Abstract: 22nd June 2016

    Guidelines for Submission of Full Paper (To be submitted by 15th August 2016)
    References: American Psychological Association (APA) references 6th Edition.
    Size: Between 6 pages (3000 words) and 9 pages or 4500 words excluding references.
    Full Paper: Title, introduction, aim of the paper/research/innovation, methodology/description of the innovation, key results or innovation and conclusions and/or implications.
    Submission: Full paper should be submitted to: pawspapers@utana-uganda.org or magarasam@gmail.com not later than 15th August 2016.

    Please email your abstracts to chairman@utana-uganda.org or pawspapers@utana-uganda.org

  • Important Dates

      • Submission of Abstract: 15th June 2016
      • Notification on the Submission of Abstract: 22nd June 2016
      • Paper Submission: 15th August 2016