Call for Papers #2 – African Perspectives on Disaster Risk Reduction

Gravitazz Quarterly Publication Series “African Perspectives on Disaster Risk Reduction” aims at showcasing experts’ views, experiences and best practices in Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) on the African continent. The peer-reviewed series thus seeks to spur knowledge exchange through evidence-based, policy-relevant and applied research and to address pressing questions relating to disaster risks, environmental hazards and climate change that need to be interrogated. More info HERE.

The Call for Papers/Abstracts for its second edition is Now OPEN. DOWNLOAD THE FULL CALL FOR PAPER HERE: Call for papers Gravitazz Publication Series_2nd Edition

We encourage interested practitioners and scholars across the African continent and beyond to submit suggestions for abstracts/papers on relevant topics that showcase an African Perspective on DRR. The Gravitazz Publication Series will present a selection of articles drawing from the institute’s extensive network of experts on the African continent with the purpose of providing compelling research-based knowledge on DRR in order to inform the scientific community, media, policy- and decision-makers as well as the broader public on pressing topics and future research areas in this particular field.

Should you be interested in being one of our Authors, kindly refer to our attached Call forPaperswhich includes the publication’s concept note and send us an e-mail by 30 June 2017 containing

  • An Abstract of no more than 200 words (including title of abstract, up to three keywords, topic(s), word count, subject text: design/methodology/approach; findings; relevance/contribution to DRR in Africa)             
  • An updated Curriculum Vitae
Abstracts should be sent electronically in English as Word documents to the Chief Editor, Ms. Jessica Johmann, at and to the publication administration at Please do not hesitate to share and disseminate this Call for Papers widely and/or to recommend authors for consideration.  We will remain available should you have any questions.

The Gravitazz Team,

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