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British Institute in Eastern Africa

British Institute in Eastern Africa (BIEA) Graduate Conference 2021

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Apply for British Institute in Eastern Africa (BIEA) Graduate Conference 2021. We are living in an environment full of uncertain and dynamic issues such as urbanization, climate change, and technological innovations. Whilst some of these changes are ongoing (e.g. climate change and technological advancements), others constitute more recent shocks (such as the current COVID-19 pandemic). An understanding of how individuals, communities, institutions, and states understand and respond to these changes; their impacts, challenges, and opportunities, is therefore critical.

Themes and Sub-themes

Accordingly, the 2021 BIEAannual Graduate conference’s main theme will be Living in Changing Environments. The sub-themes related to this are:

  • Migration/mobilities
  • Climate change
  • Health
  • Urban/rural lives
  • Inclusion and adapting to changes
  • Technological innovations
  • Indigenous knowledge systems
  • Reflections & experiences


The conference will take place digitally on the 4th and 5th of November 2021. This Graduate Conference invites early career researchers, graduate students, and practitioners who would like to participate to submit, their title and abstracts (200-300 words), and a short bio (200 words), addressing the above theme/ sub-themes to [email protected] The deadline for submission will be October 11th, 2021. Successful applicants will be informed by 18th Oct.


  • British Institute in Eastern Africa (BIEA) Graduate Conference 2021 is open to early-career researchers, graduate students, and practitioners.
  • The submitted paper should address the above theme or one of the sub-theme.

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Type of Opportunity Conferences
Deadline11 October,2021
Open toAll



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