5th CASA ÁFRICA Prizes for Essays on African Themes

Deadline: July 15, 2013

Applications are invited for the 5th CASA ÁFRICA Essay Prizes. Casa África is holding the Casa África Prizes for Essays on African Themes, with a view to recognising, promoting and publicising original and unpublished essays that enhance the knowledge that people have of the African continent.

Theme: ‘Challenges and Opportunities of Urban Development in Africa’

The African city, its development, its present and future, are the main figures of this edition of the Casa África Essay Prizes. The theme covers a range of disciplines, from town planning and architecture to demography, sustainability and environment, sociology and economy, with the African city as the central focus.


  • Applicants may be from any country in the EU and/or Africa
  • Only one essay per author will be accepted
  • The essays may be presented in any of the following languages: Spanish, English, French or Portuguese and must be sent by e-mail only to the following address: premio [at] casafrica.es


  • The edition of the winning essay will be included as a part of Casa África’s essay collection (in collaboration with Los Libros de la Catarata)
  • The author will receive 3,500 Euros.


For questions: send a mail to premio [at] casafrica.es

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