Special Call Digital Rights Advancement Grants: Media Defence Centres

Application Deadline: Sunday 9 February 2020, 23h59 (GMT). Media Legal Defence Initiative (MLDI) is a charity, based in London, which provides legal help to journalists, citizen journalists and independent media across the world. MLDI’s vision is a world where journalists no longer face legal challenges that threaten their ability to report freely and independently on issues […]

APPLY NOW: 18-Month Post-Doctoral Fellowship at Centre for Housing and Sustainable Development, University of Lagos

Application Deadline: 24 Jan 2020 at 5pm This post is to join the Lagos team of the Appropriation of Informal Spaces for Leisure Physical Activity (ALPhA) study funded by the British Academy’s Urban Infrastructures of Well-Being 2019 Programme, under the UK Government’s Global Challenges Research Fund. The project is led by the MRC Epidemiology unit, University of Cambridge, UK […]

Call for Papers: National Review Conference on Beijing + 25

DEADLINE: 10 February, 2020 The Beijing Platform for Action (BPFA), adopted at the Fourth World Conference on Women in 1995, in Beijing, China, set twelve (12) Critical Areas of concerns for national governments of 189 UN Member states, and the international community to achieve in order to reach the goal of equality, development and peace. Together they […]

APPLY NOW: Nigerian School of Internet Governance (NSIG 2020)

APPLICATION DEADLINE – January 30, 2020 As part of efforts to build additional Internet Governance capacity within Nigeria, The Internet Society Nigeria Chapter (www.isoc.ng ) is convening with other Industry Partners the Nigerian School on Internet Governance. Schools on Internet Governance have helped many notable countries groom citizens that have risen to take up key […]

The Radcliffe Fellowship Program 2020

Deadline 1: 12 September, 2019 Deadline 2: 3 October, 2019 The Radcliffe Fellowship Program awards 50 fellowships each academic year. Applicants may apply as individuals or in a group of two to three people working on the same project. We seek diversity along many dimensions, including discipline, career stage, race and ethnicity, country of origin, […]

Ashinaga Africa Initiative 2020

Deadline: Application On-going Contribute to Sub-Saharan Africa’s development through higher education abroad Ashinaga is a Japan-based non-profit organization, which provides educational and emotional support to orphaned students. The organization has supported over 100,000 orphans in the last 54 years, and many of its graduates are actively contributing to society in a variety of fields across […]

The 5th Annual Lagos Studies Association Conference 2020

Deadline: 30 September, 2019 The concept of postcolonialism is dominant in African studies for one principal reason—its flexibility at a temporal, theoretical, historical, and spatial level. While many thinkers regard the postcolonial as a period thoroughly disengaged from imperialism, others view it as a series of responses, contestations, and critiques that throw into sharp relief […]

Call for applications: Digital Rights and Inclusion Forum 2020

Deadline: December 31, 2019 The Digital Rights and Inclusion Forum (DRIF) is a platform where tough topical global issues around Internet rights, especially in Africa, are discussed by civil society, technology companies, government, academia and other stakeholders. This years’ edition builds on the expanded scope of the forum which has included digital inclusion from 2019, […]