The Citing Africa Podcast series by the LSE (London School of Economics and Political Science) is made up of nine episodes which deal with a variety of knowledge production issues in African countries as well as providing practical advice for early-career researchers seeking for publishing their work in highly-ranked international journals. Find out more about the series at http://www.lse.ac.uk/africa/citing-africa/podcasts
In this episode we provide practical advice for young academics embarking on the process of getting their first work published. We will share tips from leading journal editors and scholars on how to identify the most appropriate journal for your work, and examine the underlying incentives that shape academics’ choices about how they publish and present their work.
Contributors: Mjiba Frehiwot, Laura Mann, Tom Odhiambo, Tin Hinane El Kadi, Gabriel Botchwey, Kwasi Obiri-Danso, Caroline Kihato, Lindsay Whitfield, Nwando Achebe.