Call for papers

The 2nd Social Science National Conference  will be staged by the Faculty of Social Sciences, Bahir Dar University, Ethiopia, on the grand theme: Social Science and Development, from April 16-17, 2015. The Faculty invites all interested scholars to submit papers on the following thematic areas:

  • Gender and Development
  • Gender and Environment
  • Culture and Development
  •  Migration and Livelihood Diversification
  • Urbanization and Social Problems
  • Tourism and Development
  •  Social and Cultural Dynamism
  •  Democracy and Governance
  • Indigenous Knowledge and Cultural Diversity
  • Land Tenure System and Political Economy
  • Reproductive Health
  • Child Protection

Contact Person: Alemu Asfaw, email :   (phone:0912737127)


  • Final date for submission is February 22, 2015.    
  • The Faculty will cover accomodation and transport fee, and it will also provide a modest honorarium.
  • some of the papers will be published in a proceeding.
  • Send full length paper ; Times New Romans, font 12, double space, page limit 15-18.




Fri, 01/16/2015
Bahir Dar University