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10th Conference of

The International Society for the Oral Literatures of Africa (ISOLA)

University of Cocody, Abidjan, Ivory Coast

June 12-15, 2014

 

 ACCOMMODATIONS:

 

Apartment hotels:

- Studio

    • 32,000 to 35,000 FCFA ( 49-53 )

- 2 rooms ( 1 bedroom and 1 living room)

  • 40,000 to 45,000 FCFA ( 61-68 )

- 3 rooms (2 bedrooms 1 living room )

   • 50,000 to 60,000 FCFA ( 76-91 )

 

Some hotels have given us information about their services

Color Code:  2 to 4 miles from the University;  Between 4 and 5 km University

 

 I- HOTEL BELLE COTE ( Neighborhood: Palmeraie )

Capacity: 101 rooms

- 80 single rooms luxury F 26,000 ( 39.70 )

- 21 single rooms super luxury F 32,000 ( 48.85 )

      Free WIFI .

Tel. +22 50 27 60/22 50 27 70

 

hotelbellecorte2006@yahoo.fr

 

II- RESIDENCE BERTILLE ( Neighborhood : DEUX-PLATEAUX-VALLON)

- STUDIO : 34 000 F ( 51.9 )

- 2 PIECES : 46 000 ( 70.2 )

- 3 ROOMS: 58 000 F ( 88.5 )

Food : complimentary tea and coffee every morning

                        Breakfast from 2,500 F

Free WIFI

 

Abidjan, Cocody, Les 2 Plateaux, Vallon

 

Phone:  +225 22 41 39 15/78

Cell: 48 20 10 68

 

http:www.residcencebertille.com

  or

reservation@residencebertille.com

 

 III- SUITES MANHATTAN ( Neighborhood: Attoban )

Capacity: 26 rooms

Partnership with the University of Cocody

Special Rate: ( room + breakfast ) 30 000 F ( 45.80 )

 

Tel. +225 - 07 73-8238

Mobile: 07 73 82 38/40 31 23 82

reservation@manhattansuites.net

 

 

IV- RÉSIDENCE LE FLAMBOYANT (Neighbourhood :CocodyAngré)-

 Studio: 30/35 000 ( 53.43 )

- 2 pieces: 50/55 000 ( 83.9 )

Tel. 22 52 38 63 /

Mobile: 41 29 50 82

 

Hôtel Horizon (situé à 1 km de l'université/1 km from university)

Chambre standard + petit déjeuner/Standard room with breakfast:  40,000C FA

Chambre supérieure + petit déjeuner/Deluxe room with breakfast:  55,000 CFA

Suite + petit déjeuner/Suite with breakfast:  80,000 CFA

Contacts: +225-22448889
           +225-22448898
           +225-22440676

E-mail:   hotelhorizon@hotmail.com
 

Résidence hôtelière Sainte Anne (situé à 2 kilomètres de l'université/2 km from university)

Chambre+ petit déjeuner /Room with breakfast: 35,000 CFA

 

Contacts:     +225-22488350 
              +225-40898970
              +225-58471031

E-mail: resi.anne@yahoo.fr

 

TRANSPORT FROM THE AIRPORT

 

Dear colleague,

We write to welcome you to ISOLA’s 2014 conference that we are proudly going to host in Cote d’Ivoire’s Abidjan. We would like to ask to kindly confirm your participation to this highly important academic encounter in order to allow us to finalize the program of the conference.

 

In order to make the task of welcoming and picking you at the airport, we would very much appreciate if you could let us know some 48 hours prior to your arrival we need to know the date and time of arrival, and more importantly, your flight number, as well as the hotel you have been able to make reservations with. Please send your itinerary simultaneously to the following three email addresses:

koffi122@yahoo.fr

kobenanguett@yahoo.fr

siendouk@gmail.com

Concerning the presentations, we are glad to inform you that all the rooms are equipped with overhead projectors. Therefore, we kindly request  that each presenter provide us with a summary of his/her presentation in PowerPoint format in order that those in the audience not proficient in the language of the presentation be able to glean the gist of it. We really would love to count on you regarding this.

 

Here are the contact information for principal members of the LOC in Abidjan:

Pr Kobenan Nguettia Martin Kouadio: Phone:  +225-59 74 47 68

Dr Rostand Bobo: Phone:  +225-07 42 42 41

Dr Affankoé Y Bédjo: Phone:  +225-05504850

Dr Léon Koffi: Phone:  +225-07 48 24 74

 

We are looking forward to seeing you very soon.

 

Very cordially,

Dr Leon Koffi

 

 

 

VISA REQUIREMENTS:

 

Conference participants in countries where Côte d'Ivoire has an embassy are requested to contact the Ivorian embassy in their country. Colleagues in countries without Ivorian diplomatic representation or consular services are invited to send a photocopy of their passport to the conference convener, Dr. Leon Koffi (koffi122@yahoo.fr).  An officer of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs will be available at the Abidjan airport (ABJ) to facilitate the issuance of a visa on arrival.

 

 

Paper Presentations, Fees, and Banking ISOLA Conference 2014

 

1.  Paper Presentations:

The working languages of ISOLA are English and French. In order to bridge the language barrier, please note that participants presenting in English must accompany their papers with a PowerPoint French while participants presenting in French must accompany their papers with a PowerPoint in English.

 

2. Fees:

A. Registration fee 2014:

The registration fee must be paid by all conference participants (including those who are not giving a paper).

 

$150 / CFA 72, 750(@ $1=CFA 485) Scholars affiliated with a university

$80 /CFA 38, 800  Students and independent scholars

Late Payment surcharge after April 30, 2014: $30/CFA 14, 550

 

B. ISOLA membership dues:

All conference participants – panelists and individual contributors – must pay ISOLA membership dues. Dues are payable on a two-yearly basis. Please note that this includes new members.

ISOLA dues are indexed on the country income classification of the World Bank. Scholars and students in High Income countries pay the full rate (100%). Other dues are calculated in US Dollars as shown:

 

   

 

 

 

Percentage

Annual

 

Annual

 

 

 

Dues

Scholars

 

USD

Two  years

Dues

Independent Scholars and Students

Two years

 

 

 

 

 

 

A.High Income

100%

45

90

30

60

B.Middle Income

Upper Tier

0.85

37,5

77

25,5

51

C.Middle Income Lower Tier

0.65

30

60

19,5

39

D. Low Income

0.45

20.5

41

13,5

27

 

To situate your country, click on http://siteresources.worldbank.org/INTRANETTRADE/Resources/239054-1261083100072/Country_Classification_by_Region_Income_Dec17.pdf).

 

 

3. Banking/Mode of Payment:

 

  • Payment for the conference must only be made after a personalized invoice has been issued by the treasurer.

 

Please contact ISOLA's Treasurer at vanniekerk.jacomien@gmail.com

 

 

Address

International Society for the Oral Literatures of Africa (ISOLA)

7, Rue Papillon

75009 Paris

France

 

E-mail address: 

info@africaisola.org

 

Website:

www.africaisola.org

 

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