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Southern African Mountain Conference (SAMC2022)

Champagne Sports Resort, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
Organization: The Peaks Foundation
Categories: Interdisciplinary, Popular Culture, Aesthetics, Anthropology/Sociology, Classical Studies, Cultural Studies, Environmental Studies, Film, TV, & Media, Food Studies, History, Philosophy
Event Date: 2022-03-14 to 2022-03-17 Abstract Due: 2021-08-31

The theme of SAMC2022 is ‘Southern African mountains – their value and vulnerabilities

The Call for Abstracts is open to any discipline – single, multi-, inter- or trans-disciplinary. The final programme of sessions will be determined by the subjects of the abstracts received and accepted.

Bearing in mind that SAMC2022 focuses on the mountains of southern Africa, topics of interest could include, amongst others:

•Archaeology and history
•Biodiversity and biogeography
•Climatology and climate change
•Conservation, restoration and management
•Culture, anthropology and indigenous knowledge systems
•Ecosystems services and ecological infrastructure
•Governance and policy – including traditional
•Hazards and risks
•Industry, economics and livelihoods
•Mountain communities, their resilience and adaption
•Mountain resources and intellectual property
•Observatories and long-term monitoring
•Palaeo-ecology and palaeo-reconstruction
•Social-ecological systems and sustainability
•Transboundary cooperation
•Water resources and management

To submit your abstract for consideration, go to http://www.samc2022.africa and select 'Abstracts'



Cheryl Lombard