The University of Basel’s Centre for African Studies and the Research Group on Political Transformation at the Institute of Social Anthropology invite PhD students and postdocs to two days of vigorous debate. 17 - 18 September 2013. Deadline for applications: 15 July 2013.
Call for applications, research grants 2013. CODESRIA, CLACSO, IDEAS. Deadline 30 June 2013
Posted on: Tue 4 Jun 2013 | Category: funding
Southern Africa: History, Culture and Society Seminar Series, University of London. Wednesday, 19 June 2013, 1.00 pm to 5.00 pm
Posted on: Fri 31 May 2013 | Category: events
3 PhD positions and 1 postdoc position in the new HERA project Currents of faith, places of history: religious diasporas, connections, moral circumscriptions and world-making in the Atlantic space. Deadline: noon, 21 June 2013
Two PhD studentships, and three associate research fellowships, are offered on a major project that will consider how the collapse of state socialism in Europe has come to be understood both in the region which experienced these events, and in the wider world.
Posted on: Wed 29 May 2013 | Category: funding
We have set up a new mailing list set up to create a global network of scholars and practitioners engaged with resource politics.
Posted on: Wed 29 May 2013
Call for Applications: The African Studies Association of the UK (ASAUK) invite applications to attend a writing workshop for early career scholars to be held at the University of Birmingham on 3rd September 2013. Deadline: 5pm, 12 July 2013.
As part of the ‘Africa Writes’ festival and in collaboration with the Caine Prize, the Royal African Society and the British Library, this event celebrates 50 years of African Studies Association UK by featuring a panel discussion with acclaimed authors Doreen Baingana and Zoe Wicomb, chaired by the ASAUK President Stephanie Newell. Friday 5 July at the British Library Conference Centre.
A wide range of events will be taking place throughout 2013 to mark the 50th anniversary of the ASAUK.
5 July 2013: Writing Africa’s Futures. British Library, London. 4-6
September 2013: Crossroads in African Studies. University of Birmingham. 23-24
October 2013: ASAUK @ 50: Two days of celebrations including performance, debate, music, the Mary Kingsley Zochonis Lecture with Kabba Bangura and a celebratory reception at the October Gallery 24 Old Gloucester St, Bloomsbury, London.
The African Studies Association of the UK (ASAUK) invite applications to attend a writing workshop for early career scholars to be held in Nairobi on 20th and 21st September 2013. The writing workshop will bring together a wide range of editors of Africanist journals in order to support doctoral and recent post-doctoral students, as well as junior staff, based in East African universities in preparing articles for submission and eventual publication in Africanist and International journals.