The call for submissions for the WAU Congress 2024 in Johannesburg is now closed, and we thank all participants; paper evaluations will be ready on June 14.



General Rules for Submission

  • All proposals have to be submitted online through the congress website.
  • A person can convene/moderate only one of the three activities ie. a panel, a round table, or a workshop. 
  • At least one proposer for a panel, a round table, or a workshop must hold a PhD at the time of submission.
  • A convenor/moderator can have up to two other roles such as a roundtable discussant, Lekgotla collaborator, paper presenter, or submit a book launch or film screening etc.
  • All proposals must be in English.
  • All proposals must be made via the online form, not by email.
  • Online registration fees will be lower than in person fees.
  • The deadline for submissions is below.
  • On submission of any proposal, the proposer (but not the co-proposers) will receive an automated email confirming receipt.
  • Deadlines will be strictly enforced.