14th Congress of Somali Studies International Association, August 2023

Sustainability and environment
Health and medicine
Culture and languages
Popular science
Society and economy
Education and learning

“Diaspora, Development, and Strengthened Social and Political Stability in the Horn of Africa”


Good to know
Publishers and authors interested in taking active part in the Book Fair are welcome to contact the Coordinating Committee.
Somali National Association in Sweden, Somali Regional Association in Västra Götaland, Department of Languages and Literatures at University of Gothenburg

Information brochure

(the brochure is converted from pdf to web page)

Submission of abstracts for conference presentations

Deadline for submissions: 15 June

Notification of acceptance: 15 June

Keynote speakers (to be confirmed)

Preliminary Programme

Tuesday 8 August

09:00-18:00 Excursion in the Archipelago
18:00-21:00 Welcoming

Wednesday 9 August

09:00-18:00 Academic presentations
19:00 Conference dinner

Thursday 10 August

09:00-18:00 Academic presentations
18:00-21:00 Cultural programme

Friday 11 August

12:00-21:00 Somali Book and Culture Festival
Preliminary venue: Kortedala Forum.


On behalf of the Coordinating Committee

Mr. Ahmed Mohammed
Chair of the Organizing Committee SSIAC 2023
Cellphone: +46 708 31 93 16 (WhatsApp), +46 764 31 38 83 (WhatsApp)

Mr. Hassan Adan
Doctoral Candidate, University of Gothenburg

Mr. Tomas Magnusson
Author, journalist and migration worker
Cellphone: +46 708 29 31 97

Mr. Abdulkadir Abukar Sheikh
Teacher of Somali and interpreter
Cellphone: +46 760 30 49 96 (WhatsApp)