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Islamist Protest, Terrorism and (In)Security in Africa

Professor Paul Lovejoy of York University and Dr. Melchisedek Chetima, Assistant Professor of UQAM will be chairing an international conference in Cameroon on Islamic Protest, Terrorism and Security in Africa ( The conference scheduled between 1st and 3rd June, 2022 is sponsored by the project “Boko Haram, Islamic Protest and National Security”, a Canadian SSHRC Partnership Development Grant funded initiative, in partnership with the University of Maroua and the Sahel Research Group (University of Florida). The event will bring together 45 participants (31 international speakers from 16 different countries: USA, Canada, Italy, Turkey, France, Norway, Germany, Scotland, Netherlands, England, Northern Ireland, China, Nigeria, Chad, Niger, Burkina Faso and 14 national) together to broaden and deepen the understanding of violent insurgencies and terrorism as multi-dimensional phenomena to be examined from innovative and multi-disciplinary perspectives. The attendees will include policy makers, industry delegates, students and academics.

The IPTSA 2022 is sponsored by the York University, Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada, the United Nations Development Programme and the Canadian High Commission to Cameroon. The event will be hosted by the International Relations Institute of Cameroon at University of Yaoundé in Cameroon. The event is organized by Walk With Web (, a Canadian corporation based in Toronto working to support development and sustainability of social sciences and humanities research. The organizing team is led by Kartikay Chadha, CEO, Walk With Web and his crew that includes York University graduate students, Leidy Alpizar and Fabio Silva Magalhaes, who are Ph.D. candidates in history.


To access the hybrid event, please pre-register here: