Voice & Matter is drawing close – 17 to 20 September will be interesting days. With little more than four weeks to go, as many as 50 speakers from 20 different countries are confirmed.
Almost 30 speakers have been accepted to present papers during the conference, and we are happy to announce that abstracts and bios now are available on the website. Browse through the interesting collection of presentations here.
Latest confirmations include Francis B. Nyamnjoh, Professor of Anthropology at the University of Cape Town, South Africa. Read more about his work and our other keynotes here.
For more updates, check the latest version of the programme.
Last but not least, don’t forget to register! Last day for registration is 7 September 2014.
We are looking very much forward to four intensive days, dedicated to the theory and practice of Communication for Development. We hope to see you there!
We are continuously posting information about the speakers of Voice & Matter on the conference website. Learn more about who they are here.
We can now confirm that almost 30 speakers have been accepted to present papers during the conference. More information about the speakers will be posted on the conference website during the summer.
We are happy to announce that Andrea Cornwall will be the opening keynote of Voice & Matter. She is Professor of Anthropology and Development in the School of Global Studies, University of Sussex, and specializes in the anthropology of democracy, citizen participation, participatory research, gender and sexuality.
Latest confirmations also include Linje Manyozo, who will be one of the speakers of the panel “ICT4D and Citizen Engagement.” Linje is a Lecturer at the London School of Economics and Political Science. He has taught development communication in South Africa and Malawi, where in 2005, he successfully introduced Africa’s first ever undergraduate degree programme in development communication.
For further up-dates, check the programme at www.voiceandmatter.net.