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Welcome to First LASUCAS Conference 2020

The Lagos State University Centre for Afro-Brazilian Studies (LASUCAS), Lagos, Nigeria is happy to announce a call for paper for its first Annual International Conference tagged “Brazil in Africa/Africa in Brazil International Conference” with the theme: Africa/Brazil: Sharing Understanding on the Black Diaspora in the New World.

The Conference is being organized jointly with the Research Group on Ethnicities, the School of Postgraduate Studies in Architecture and Urbanism (PPGAU) of the Federal University of Bahia, Salvador, Brazil. The conference is to be held in the Lagos State University, Lagos, Nigeria from February 3-7, 2020.

Meet Our Plenary Speakers

This conference will feature very popular and influencial personalities from accross the global. some of these personalities include:

Professor Dr. Vilson Caetano.de Sousa Júnior

PPGA/ Grupo de Pesquisa Etnicidades/ UFBA

Topic: THE DIFFERENT METHODS OF "AFRICAN CUISINE" IN BRAZIL

Professor Dr. Fábio Macedo Velame

PPGAU/ Grupo de Pesquisa Etnicidades/ UFBA

Topic: QUILOMBOLA ARCHITECTURE AND RELIGIOUS SHRINES OF AFRICAN ORIGIN

Professor Dr Rodrigo Siqueira

PPGAU/ Grupo de Pesquisa Etnicidades/ UFBA

Topic:THE BLACK HAND ON THE SACRED ART OF THE CANDOMBLÉ TERRITORIES OF THE CITY OF SALVADOR

Prof. Abolade Adeniji

Dept of History & International Relations, LASU, Nigeria

Prof. Akinloye

Director of African Studies Institute, University of Georgia, USA.

Prof, Ms. Elaine Marcelina, Escritora

Roteirista, Universidade Estadual do Rio de Janeiro (UERJ), Brazil

Prof, Ivanir dos Santos

Universidade, Federal do Rio de Janeiro(PPGHC/UFRJ)

Three Workshops Themes

This conference will covers the following themes

Quilombo Architectures

African Cuisine in Brazil

African Shrines

Event Schedule

The Programme of Event for the First International Conference of the Lagos State University Centre for Afrobrazilian Studies is detailed below:

8.00 am - 10:00 am

Registration

At the Lagos State University Centre

10.00am - 11.00am

Opening Ceremony & Culture Display

Venue: University Auditorium

11.00am - 12:30pm

Plenary Session

Venue: University Auditorium

12:30pm - 2:30pm

Lunch Break

2:30pm - 4:30pm

Session One (1)

Venue: University Auditorium

4:30pm - 6:30pm

Session Two (26)

Venue: University Auditorium

6:30pm - 7:00pm

Panel I

Venue: University Auditorium

8:30am - 10:30am

Panel II

Venue: University Auditorium

11:00a.m - 12:40p.m

Session Three (3)

Venue: University Auditorium

1:00p.m - 2:30p.m

Lunch Break(4)

Venue: University Auditorium

2:30pm - 4:30pm

Session Four (4)

Venue: University Auditorium

4:30pm - 6:30pm

Session Five (5)

Venue: University Auditorium

6:30pm - 7:00pm

Plenary: Appraisal of the Conference (5)

Venue: University Auditorium

8:30am - 10:30am

Panel III

Venue: University Auditorium

11:00a.m - 12:40a.m

Session Six (6)

Venue: University Auditorium

1:00p.m - 2:30p.m

Lunch Break(4)

Venue: University Auditorium

2:30p.m - 4:30p.m

Panel IV

Venue: University Auditorium

5:00p.m - 6:30p.m

Closing Ceremony

Venue: University Auditorium

6:30p.m - 7:00p.m

Cultural Presentation

Presenter: Department of Theatre Arts & Music, Lagos State University

Venue: University Auditorium

7:00p.m

LASUCAS Dinner

Contact

Centre for Afro-Brazilian Studies

  • Lagos State University,
    Badagry Expressway,
    Ojo, Nigeria
  • Telephone Number

    • +234-81-09064856
    • 234-806-3323-910
    • 234-806-287-5401

    E-mail

    • lasucas@lasu.edu.ng

    Registration

    Registration Type

    • With and Without Presentation of Work
    • .

    Category

    • Postgraduate
    • Undergraduate
    • Attendees
    • Participantees

    Nigeria

    • N15,000.00
    • N10,000.00
    • N25,000.00
    • N25,000.00
    Register

    International

    • $75
    • $50
    • $100
    • $100
    Register