CALL FOR PAPERS: British Institute in Eastern Africa and Uganda Elections Research Network Workshop on Uganda’s 2021 elections Thursday 29 July 2021

The British Institute in Eastern Africa (BIEA) and Uganda Elections Research Network (UERN) are organizing a workshop on Thursday 29 July 2021 to discuss cutting edge research on Uganda’s 2021 presidential, parliamentary and local government elections.

We welcome papers on a wide range of topics around the elections. This includes, but is not limited to: analyses of state-society relations, the workings of key state and non-state institutions (including political parties, the election administration, police, judiciary, election observers, religious organizations and civil society), strategies of political mobilization, public opinion and voting behavior, political impact of COVID-19, levels of democratization, and comparative work with other countries.

If you would like to present a paper at this workshop please submit a title, an abstract (300-500 words), and short bio (maximum 200 words) to Prince Guma (prince.guma@biea.ac.uk) by Friday 11 June 2021. All presenters will be given approximately 15 minutes to discuss their paper.

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