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ICSMPERA 2017 : 19th International Conference on Social Movements, Political Expression and Religion in Africa

Durban, South Africa
January 12 - 13, 2017

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Conference Venue

Holiday Inn Express Durban Umhlanga
2 Ncondo Place, Cnr Ncondo Place & Ntusi Road,
off Umhlanga Rocks Drive
Umhlanga, Durban, 4320, South Africa
Conference Code: 17ZA01ICSMPERA

Conference Aims and Objectives

The ICSMPERA 2017: 19th International Conference on Social Movements, Political Expression and Religion in Africa aims to bring together leading academic scientists, researchers and research scholars to exchange and share their experiences and research results on all aspects of Social Movements, Political Expression and Religion in Africa. It also provides a premier interdisciplinary platform for researchers, practitioners and educators to present and discuss the most recent innovations, trends, and concerns as well as practical challenges encountered and solutions adopted in the fields of Social Movements, Political Expression and Religion in Africa.

Call for Contributions

All honorable authors are kindly encouraged to contribute to and help shape the conference through submissions of their research abstracts, papers and e-posters. Also, high quality research contributions describing original and unpublished results of conceptual, constructive, empirical, experimental, or theoretical work in all areas of Social Movements, Political Expression and Religion in Africa are cordially invited for presentation at the conference. The conference solicits contributions of abstracts, papers and e-posters that address themes and topics of the conference, including figures, tables and references of novel research materials.WASET

Conference Proceedings

All submitted conference papers will be blind peer reviewed by three competent reviewers. The post conference proceedings will be abstracted and indexed in the International Science Index , and submitted to be indexed in the Google Scholar, Scopus and Thomson Reuters. The conference abstracts and proceedings book, CD and certificate of presentation will be distributed to participants at the conference registration desk.

Special Journal Issues

ICSMPERA 2017 has teamed up with the Special Journal Issue on Social Movements, Political Expression and Religion in Africa. A number of selected high-impact full text papers will also be considered for the special journal issues. All submitted papers will have the opportunity to be considered for this Special Journal Issue. The paper selection will be carried out during the peer review process as well as at the conference presentation stage. Submitted papers must not be under consideration by any other journal or publication. The final decision for paper selection will be made based on peer review reports by the Guest Editors and the Editor-in-Chief jointly. Selected full-text papers will be published online free of charge.

Conference Sponsor and Exhibitor Opportunities

The Conference offers the opportunity to become a conference sponsor or exhibitor. To participate as a sponsor or exhibitor, please download and complete the Conference Sponsorship Request Form.

Important Dates

Abstracts/Full-Text Paper Submission Deadline   November 30, 2016
Notification of Acceptance/Rejection   December 5, 2016
Final Paper (Camera Ready) Submission & Early Bird Registration Deadline   December 10, 2016
Conference Dates   January 12 - 13, 2017

Important Notes

Please ensure your submission meets WASET's strict guidelines for accepting scholarly papers. Downloadable versions of the check list for Full-Text Papers and Abstract Papers.

Please refer to the Paper Submission GUIDE before submitting your paper.

Selected Conference Papers

1) The Use of Substances and Sports Performance among Youth: Implications for Lagos State Sports
Osifeko Olalekan Remigious, Adesanya Adebisi Joseph, Omolade Akinmade Olatunde
2) Prediction Modeling of Compression Properties of a Knitted Sportswear Fabric Using Response Surface Method
Jawairia Umar, Tanveer Hussain, Zulfiqar Ali, Muhammad Maqsood
3) Computing Transition Intensity Using Time-Homogeneous Markov Jump Process: Case of South African HIV/AIDS Disposition
A. Bayaga
4) E-Government, China Internet Plus, and the One Belt One Road Initiative: The Africa Connection
Isaac Kofi Mensah, Mi Jianing
5) Basic Business-Forces behind the Surviving and Sustainable Organizations: The Case of Medium Scale Contractors in South Africa
Iruka C. Anugwo, Winston M. Shakantu
6) Impediments to Female Sports Management and Participation: The Experience in the Selected Nigeria South West Colleges of Education
Saseyi Olaitan Olaoluwa, Osifeko Olalekan Remigious
7) Multidimensional Sports Spectators Segmentation and Social Media Marketing
B. Schmid, C. Kexel, E. Djafarova
8) An Exploration of the Provision of Government-Subsidised Housing without Title Deeds: A Recipient’s Interpretation of Security of Tenure
Maléne Maria Magdalena Campbell, Jeremiah Mholo
9) Enforcement of Decisions of Ombudsmen and the South African Public Protector: Muzzling the Watchdogs
Roxan Venter
10) Comparative Growth Rates of Treculia africana Decne: Embryo in Varied Strengths of Murashige and Skoog Basal Medium
Okafor C. Uche, Agbo P. Ejiofor, Okezie C. Eziuche
11) Creating Shared Value: A Paradigm Shift from Corporate Social Responsibility to Creating Shared Value
Bolanle Deborah Motilewa, E.K. Rowland Worlu, Gbenga Mayowa Agboola, Marvellous Aghogho Chidinma Gberevbie
12) Identification of Ice Hockey World Championship International Sports Event through Brand Personality
Eva Čáslavová, Andrej Višněvský
13) An Investigation of the Relationship between the Need for Cognitive Closure and Religious Fundamentalism
Hadi G. Altabatabaei, Nguyen L. L. Anh
14) Developmental Social Work: A Derailed Post-Apartheid Development Approach in South Africa
P. Mbecke
15) West African Islamic Civilization: Sokoto Caliphate and Science Education
Hassan Attahiru Gwandu