EPFL Summer Research Program, 2020

Deadline: 31 January, 2020 Program features 25 participants each summer 8 weeks of lab experience Mentoring by faculty and scientific staff Access to scientific seminars Science related Friday afternoon workshops Closing symposium with poster sessions from all participants Rich program of social activities, including a day hike to Swiss alps with raclette, BBQ at a […]

Call for Papers: A Graduate Student Conference on Interdisciplinary Approaches to Peace and Conflict, 2020

Deadline : 31 January, 2020 Cornell University’s 2019-2020 Judith Reppy Institute for Peace and Conflict Studies Graduate Fellows are pleased to announce the fifth annual Reppy Institute graduate student conference, to be held on Saturday, April 11, 2020. They hope to elicit submissions from graduate students whose work seeks to answer questions pertaining to global […]

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 […]

Participants: Cadbury Fellowships 2020

Deadline : 7 February, 2020 This year’s Cadbury programme and conference is concerned with processes of interpretation in African societies and African studies: ‘Making Sense: Language, Text and Interpretation in African Studies’ The Cadbury programme (and conference) invites contributions that engage this order of questions in relation to concrete processes and projects of research. It […]

The 2019 WISE Learners’ Voice Program

Deadline : 7 September, 2019 The 2019 WISE Learners’ Voice Program brings the perspectives of young people aged 16-21 to the challenge of rethinking education and equips them to take on leading roles in their fields and in the world of education. The program aims to give young people a platform to voice their views […]

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 […]

University of Michigan African Presidential Scholars Program 2020

Deadline: 15 October, 2019. The University of Michigan African Presidential Scholars (UMAPS) Program brings early career faculty from African universities to Ann Arbor, Michigan. Scholars are paired with a faculty collaborator during their stay and have full access to the University of Michigan’s resources to further their work on a research project, an academic degree, publications, grant […]

“Religion and Development in Africa 2020: Call for papers

Deadline : 15 September, 2019 Christian and Muslim institutions, as well as those associated with traditional religions, have long played a role in the provision of public goods and services in Africa, such as education, healthcare provision and support for the needy. In this sense, they have long been concerned with what we now call […]