CALL FOR CHAPTER CONTRIBUTIONS:’The Emerald Handbook for African Studies’

We are excited to announce the call for chapter contributions to the highly anticipated “Emerald Handbook for African Studies.” This comprehensive handbook aims to explore diverse perspectives, insights, and research on various aspects of African Studies, presenting a holistic understanding of the African continent’s history, culture, society, and development.

We invite interested authors and experts in African Studies to contribute their valuable insights to this groundbreaking publication. This is an excellent opportunity to share your research, contribute to the academic discourse, and make a lasting impact in the field.

Submission Guidelines:
Please send us an abstract of your proposed chapter, not exceeding 500 words, on or before the 10th of July 2023.

Proposals will be treated on a first-come, first-served basis, so early submissions are encouraged.
Abstract proposals should be forwarded to the editors: Dr  King Omeihe  (  ) and  Dr Christian Harrison  (

Topics of Interest (but not limited to):

African history, politics, and governance
African cultures, society, traditions, and folklore
African management studies
African literature, arts, and media
African economies, development, and entrepreneurship
African diaspora and its impact
Gender studies and women’s empowerment in Africa
Environmental sustainability and conservation efforts in Africa
Health, education, and social welfare in Africa
and any relevant themes related to African discourse

Why Contribute?
Showcase your expertise and research in African Studies.
Reach a global audience of academics, researchers, and students.
Collaborate with esteemed scholars and professionals in the field.
Strengthen your professional network and gain visibility.

Publication Timeline:
Abstract Submission Deadline: July 10, 2023
Notification of Acceptance: July 31, 2023
First Chapter Draft Submission Deadline: November 30, 2023
First Round of Reviews: February 2024
Second Round of Reviews: June 2024
Full Chapter Submission Deadline: July 30, 2024
Expected Publication: December 2024
Please feel free to share this call for contributions with colleagues and networks who may be interested.

For any inquiries or further information, please don’t hesitate to contact the editors Dr  King Omeihe  and  Dr Christian Harrison .

Let’s illuminate the diverse facets of African Studies together!