AFALA 2023 Final Call for Papers

Opens: April 2, 2023
Closes: August 15, 2023

Notification of Acceptance

No later than August 25, 2023

Note: If you require a specific or earlier acceptance letter in order to obtain travel funding from your institution and other sources, please submit your abstract earlier and indicate that you require early notification.


Early Bird

Opens: October 20, 2022
Closes: February 28, 2023

Normal Bird

Opens: February 29, 2023
Closes: June 25, 2023

Presenters must have registered no later than August 30, 2023, midnight (UTC), to guarantee a place in the program. Registration will remain open after this date, but conference organizers can not guarantee placement in the conference.

Late Bird

Opens: June 26 2023
Closes: October 4, 2023

Conference dates

Day 1: Wednesday, October 18, 2023
Day 2: Thursday, October 19, 2023
Day 3: Friday, October 20, 2023
Day 4: Saturday, October 21, 2023 – Full day optional Anthropological Excursion (separate cost)

Anthropological Excursion

Full day: Saturday, October 21, 2023



Early Bird: USD 140
Regular Bird: USD 170
Late Bird: USD 200


Early Bird: USD 170
Regular Bird: USD 210
Late Bird: USD 250

Excursion: USD 60

The conference fee includes daily buffet lunch, morning and afternoon break refreshments, and one buffet dinner with a cultural show. The conference hotel, and most hotels in Nairobi, Kenya where participants may choose to stay, will include a breakfast buffet with the room rate. The optional Anthropological Excursion program is priced separately.