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Call for papers/contributions

Call for papers/contributions

Call for papers



AI-Conference in Nairobi   27-29.11.2024


AI Media Innovations, Applications, Visual Culture, Challenges, and Future Trends – Towards AI-Resilient and Sustainable Livelihoods in Africa




THE TECHNICAL UNIVERSITY OF KENYA is hosting its 4th International Conference in cooperation with Exploring Visual Cultures. This international conference will convene a global audience of scholars, professionals, practitioners, enthusiasts, and students to deliberate and address issues of international significance. The conference seeks to create more inclusive, equitable, and sustainable environments by harnessing responsible AI’s potential. We welcome submissions of conceptual, theoretical, and empirical papers that shed light, invite reflections, and deepen our understanding of navigating this new era.




Abstracts of maximum 300 words and a short author bibliography of 100 words are to be submitted to the following address by May 31st 2024:


Notification of Abstract Acceptance: July 31st, 2024


Full Paper: Maximum 6,000 words (including references, tables, and figures). Submission Deadline: September 30th, 2024




The Sub-Themes include but are not restricted to:


  • AI Convergence: Bridging Disciplines for a Sustainable Future
  • AI in Education Ecosystems
  • Age of AI: Ethics, Inclusivity and Social Impact
  • AI and Cultural Heritage Preservation
  • AI-Infused Arts: Exploring the Intersection of Creativity and Technology
  • Digital Transformation: AI and ICT Reshaping Industries
  • AI in Health Care: Transformation, Innovation and Future Trends
  • AI and Environmental Sustainability- Climate change
  • Engineering the Future: AI – Driven Innovations and Solutions
  • Human-Centric Design and User Experience


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Call for participation

AI  is EVC's theme for this year. EVC is organising a virtual exhibition of all EVC partners on this topic. The exhibition will be opened at the conference in Nairobi in November.

The call for this exhibition and the contact details of the national curators can be found here:

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Exploring Visual Cultures (EVC) is an open, transnational network of stakeholders in the field of art, art education, visual cultures studies, and cultural anthropology founded in 2018. EVC promotes voices from the Global South and global dialogue with respect to two core values, global citizenship and sustainable development. EVC’s activities are funded by its member institutions and ministries.