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Conference Information

Full Title: African Culture as a Factor of Development: Viable Cultural Industries for Sustainable Development

Short Title: DJSL
Location: Douala, Cameroon
Start Date: 01-Oct-2014 - 03-Oct-2014
Contact: Jules Assoumou
Meeting Email: click here to access email
Meeting Description: Upon the assumption that a sustainable development of Africa is only possible on the basis of its cultural foundation, the different reflections will center on two main axes, each having 6 sub-themes.

Axis 1: Traditional and modern sources of the cultural industry

1 - Literature, oral literature, customs, traditions and societies
2 - Language, linguistic and semiotic communication
3 - Dramatic arts, film art and photographic arts
4 - Sport, dance, choreography, music, games and fashion
5 - Ecology, architecture, art and museology
6 - Pharmacopoeia, kitchen and brewery

Axis 2: Creation and development of cultural industries

1 - Book industry and music industry
2 - Movie, photographic and dramatic industries
3 - Architecture, plastics industries and heritage conservation
4 - Fashion, sports and leisure industries
5 - Pharmaceutical, food and drinks industries
6 - Industrial Art and other creative industrie


Unemployed doctorate students: 10,000 CFA (16 Euros)
Employed doctorate students: 20,000 CFA (32 Euros)
Researchers and professionals: 30,000 CFA (48 Euros)
Linguistic Subfield: General Linguistics; Ling & Literature
LL Issue: 25.1326

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