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Sanaa Journal

Sanaa: Journal of African Arts, Media and Cultures (Sanaa Journal) ISSN – 2507-7775 (ONLINE) is a bi-annual, peer reviewed journal aimed at providing a forum for intellectuals, artists, media experts and creative people within and outside Africa to debate and publish scholarly works in relation to African’s arts, media and cultures.

Aim

- To publish issues related to Africa’s arts, media and cultures which are not often covered from a scholarly perspective..
- To link contemporary arts, media and cultures to the historical past.
- To build and rejuvenate research interest in Africa’s arts, media and cultures.

Scope

The journal seeks original research-based content from academics and practitioners related to Africa’s arts, media and cultures. The journal publishes articles that display intellectual rigour and scholarly excellence in creative industries and innovations. Papers are invited from cultural heritage, innovations, intangible heritage, creative industries, theatre, film, radio, television, music, dance, sculpture, drawings, graphics, painting, internet, digital media and other direct related fields. The works embraced by the journal include pageantry, community festivals, studio recordings, exhibitions, radio and TV shows, fashion, galas and celebrations. It also focuses on the review of related laws and policies. Inter-disciplinarity and multi-disciplinarity are key to this journal. On the whole, papers from the fields of humanities, social sciences, law, business, education, engineering, health sciences and on issues related to the scope of the journal are invited.

Call for Papers


Manuscripts and reviews of arts, media and innovations in Africa written in English are invited from culture, media, innovations, creative industries, theatre, film, radio and television drama, music, dance, sculpture, drawings, graphics, painting, the internet and other directly related fields. Manuscripts can be articles, memories and reviews.

Important Dates
Deadlines for the submission of manuscripts are 31st July and 31st January of each year. Publication is scheduled for 1st April and 1st October of each year.

Editorial Team

Co-Editors

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Vicensia Shule
University of Dar es Salaam
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Hamudi Majamba
University of Dar es Salaam

Editorial Board Members

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Amandina Lihamba
University of Dar es Salaam
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Ayub Rioba
TBC/University of Dar es Salaam
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Chambi Chachage
Harvard University
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Daniel Ndagala
Consultant on Culture and Development
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Elias Jengo
University of Dar es Salaam
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Jane Plastow
University of Leeds
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Marjorie Mbilinyi
TGNP Mtandao
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Martin Mhando
ZIFF/ Murdoch University
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Mitchel Strumpf
Dhow Countries Music Academy
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Ylva Ekström
Uppsala University
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Naomi Nkealah
University of South Africa
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Shani Omari
University of Dar es Salaam
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Claudia Böhme
Universität Trier

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Important Information

Information to Authors Call for Papers Editorial Policy

Manuscripts should be submitted to Editor Sanaa Journal:

Contact Details


E: editor@sanaajournal.ac.tz



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