Recent Conferences
International Webinar on May 5th 2020
Talk by President of African Development Bank at IIC organiseded by ASA/PRIASA on 1st February2013
Round Table on "China in Francophone and Anglophone Africa: Implications on India", 24th August 2012 at School of International Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi
Conference to Establish Asian Africannist Network at Seoul, Korea on 27-29 April 2012
Symposium on “Indian Diaspora in Francophone and Lusophone Africa: Comparing Opportunities for Indian Foreign Policies” 27th September 2011,Conference Room-001 School of International Studies Jawaharlal Nehru University
Talk by Nigerian Foreign Minister on 17th April 2011 at 5 PM
International seminar on 'India-Africa Enduring Partnership: Emerging Areas of Co-operation' at Mumbai organised by African Studies Association of India (ASA India) and Centre for African Studies, University of Mumbai on 2-3 March, 2011
Round Table on
Public lecture cum discussion by Prof. Denis Venter on "The Imperatives of Democracy and Governance for African Renewal" at Conference Hall I, India International Centre on 27th January 2011 at 6:30 PM
ASA Interaction with visiting Journalist from Africa January 2011
International Seminar on India and South Africa: Political, Economic, Strategic and Diaspora Relations, 2-3 December, 2010 in collaboration with ASA India and IIC
Lecture cum discussion with Highcommissioner of the Republic of Gambia, 9th November 2010
Round Table on China and Africa: Perspective from India on 7th September 2010 at SIS, JNU
A talk by Prof. Peggy Levitt, 18 August 2010 at IIC
Teaching , Researching and Resourcing African Studies in India" on 19th March 2010 at Centre for African Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University
International Seminar on “India and Africa: An Emerging Partnership” SIOS and Teen Murti Bhavan in Collaboration with ASA India on 4-5th March 2010, Inaguration by External Affairs Minister Mr. S. M. Krishna and Valedictory by MOS Sashi Tharoor
International Seminar on India and Africa: Partnership for Capacity Building and Human Resource Development organized by African Studies Association of India in collaboration with Indian Council for Cultural Relations (ICCR) & IIC on 9-10 Feb. 2010
South Africa under Globalisation: Issues in Foreign Policy and Development at New Delhi (JNU) on 11-12 Nov 2009
Asia - Sudan Internation Seminar organised in collaboration with Denmark School of International Studies at New Delhi (at IIC) on 10-11 Nov. 2009
International Seminar on India and SADC: Role and Importance of South Africa’ , Organised by African Studies Association of India and Punjabi University on 9-10 October 2009 at Punjabi University, Patiala.
International Seminar on India and North Africa under Globalization’ Organised by African Studies Association of India and Academy of Academy of Third World Studies on 18-19 February 2009 at JMI New Delhi.


Instructions to Contributors

1.     Manuscripts and all editorial correspondence should be addressed to the Editor, Insight on Africa, 351-School of International Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi–110067, Email:  with a copy to 
2.     Manuscript must be submitted in an electronic format, preferably in MS-Word. The main text should be in Times New Roman, Font 12 with 1.5 spacing. Along with the article, contributor should provide his/her affiliations, complete postal and email addresses. The total length of the manuscript should be between 6000 to 7000 words.
3.     All articles must be accompanied by an abstract of 150-200 words.
4.     Insight on Africa  follows in-text-citation format only.
        a) In-text-citation should include the author’s last name(s) and the year of publication, which should be enclosed in parentheses (Jain, 1983). When a direct quote is included from a source, or when a specific source pages have to be cited include specific page reference (Tinker, 1977, 1) or (Tinker, 1977, 1-5).
        b) If the author(s) names are mentioned in the text, include only the year of publication in the citation. If the year of publication is mentioned in the text, include only the author’s name in the citation.
        c) For works by two authors, always include both author names: (Anderson & Bjorn, 2003).
        d) For more than one work of a single author in the same year suffix the author’s name with a ‘-’ and give sequencing by consecutive number for the works. For e.g., ( Dubey-1, 2008) ( Dubey-2, 2008).
        e) For unsigned works (in newspaper, website, and reports) give the title within parentheses and italicize it. (Recent Developments, 2004).
5.     British spellings throughout; universal ‘z’ in ‘-ize’ and ‘-ization’ words.
6.     Single quotes throughout. Double quotes within single quotes. Spellings of words in quotations should not be changed. Quotations of 45 words or more should be separated from the text with a line space above and below and indented horizontally with four spaces.
7.     Use ‘nineteenth century’, ‘1980s’. Spell out numbers from one to nine, 10 and above to remain in figures. However, for exact measurements use only figures (3 km, 9 per cent, not %). Use thousands and millions, not lakhs and crores.
8.     Use of italics and diacriticals should be minimized, but if used it should be consistent. Italics should be used for titles of books, newspapers, journals, magazines, foreign words not in common usage as well as for words within quotes.
9.     Tables and figures should be indicated separately (see Table 1), not by placement (see Table below). Present each table and figure on a separate sheet of paper, gathering them together at the end of the article.
10.  A consolidated alphabetical list of all books, articles, essays, theses and documents referred to in the text (including the tables, graphs and maps) should be provided at the end of the article. All articles, books and theses should be listed in alphabetical order of author, giving the author’s surname first followed by first name. If more than one publication by the same author is listed, the items should be given in chronological/sequencing order. The detailed referencing style is as follows.
Book                 Dubey, Ajay. 1990 Indo-African Relations, New Delhi: Kalinga Publications
                            For Books of same author published in the same year, it should be referenced as:
                          Dubey-1, Ajay. 2008 Trends in Indo-African Relations, New Delhi, Kalinga Publications.
                         Dubey-2, Ajay. 2008 India and Africa: Connections and Comparisons, New Delhi, Kalinga Publications.
Edited Book     Vohra, M.N. and Mathews, K. eds. 1997 India-Africa Relations, New Delhi: Haranand Publications.
Articles in Book  Biswas, Aparajita. 2008 ‘India’s Relations with South Africa’, in Ajay Dubey eds. India and Africa: Connections and Comparisons, New Delhi: Kalinga Publications.
            in Journal  Harshe, Rajen. 2001 ‘The South African Experiment in Coalition’, Journal of Diplomacy and International Relations, vol.2, no.2.
Reports             Government of India. 2008 Delhi Declaration, Ministry of External Affairs, New Delhi.
Newspaper       The Times of India. 2008India-Africa Summit’, 8 April (for unsigned news items)
                            Pathak, Vidhan.2007 ‘India’s Diaspora Policy’, Nairobi Times, 26 June
Internet Sources Ray, Nivedita. 2006. ‘Instability in Nigeria’s Delta Region’, 13206.htm.  Accessed on 10 December.
11. Book reviews must contain name of the author, title of the book reviewed, place of publication, name of publisher, year of publication, number of pages and price. The review should be between 1000-1200 words.
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