Call for submissions: Tana Forum 2020 Annual Book Launch

The Forum provides an opportunity for one author(s) to present a book to the Forum’s participants, a diverse gathering of African heads of state and government, decision makers at the AU, UN and other international organizations, academia and members of civil society.

For the 9th Tana Forum, set to take place on 19-24 October 2020 Online, the theme is “The AfCFTA: A Milestone for Pan-Africanism and Conflict Transformation”. Interested authors are invited to submit their book proposals on this theme or on peace, security, governance or development in Africa to the Tana Forum Secretariat.

Submission criteria:

An expression of interest stating: the title of book, publication date and edition, language, and significance to the Forum;

Abstract (max 500 words);

Author(s) biography and CV.

Shortlisted authors will be asked to submit the full text of the book in soft copy. The copy will not be distributed beyond the review committee.

Please send your entry to tanaforum2020@ipss-addis.org before 31 January 2020. Submissions will be reviewed by a committee consisting of internal and external reviewers. Only one book will be featured at the launch.