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ASA-UK Conference - Call for papers for panels under Peace, Protest and Political Struggle Stream

October 13, 2015

 

The ASAUK biennial conference will be held at the University of Cambridge (Robinson College) and will run from 14.00 on Wednesday 7 September 2016 to 15.30 on Friday 9 September 2016. It will coincide with the 50th Anniversary Celebration of the Cambridge Centre for African Studies.

Why Development Needs Social Science

October 12, 2015

Africa’s problems can only be solved by supporting social research with local relevance, says David Bennett.

Call For Applications: DST - NRF Fellowships For Early Career Researchers From The United Kingdom

October 8, 2015

The National Research Foundation (NRF) and the Department of Science and Technology (DST) in partnership with the United Kingdom Academies (under the United Kingdom-South Africa Newton Fund) are pleased to announce the Call for applications for DST-NRF Fellowships for Early Career Researchers from the United Kingdom.

The application deadline is 11 January 2016 for funding in 2016. 

Applicants must apply using the NRF Online Submission System at: https://nrfsubmission.nrf.ac.za and follow the application process set out in the attached call document and funding manual.

This call is intended for applicants based in the United Kingdom and will not require an Institutional Designated Authority (DA) validation process, however DA’s are requested to please advertise this call for applications as widely as possible in academia in the interest of attracting applicants based in the United Kingdom.

Call for Papers: Art and Ideology in Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie’s Fiction

October 1, 2015

Scholars are invited to examine the ramifications of Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie’s creative outputs from a variety of perspectives, and contribute to this classic anthology, articles that show penetrating understanding of her art and ideology from (but not limited to) feminism to war, matters of interpenetrability of myths and perceptions, challenges of multicultural existence and complex human diversities in broad and unique contexts.

Guidelines

  • Length: Articles should not exceed 5000 words.
  • Format: Articles should be double spaced throughout. Use the same typeface and size throughout the article. Italics are preferred to underlines for titles of books.
  • Style: UK or US spellings, but be consistent. Direct quotations should retain the spelling used in the original source. Check the accuracy of your citations and always give the source, date, and page number in the text and a full reference in the works cited at the end of the article. Italicize titles of books or plays. Use single inverted commas throughout except for quotations within quotations which are double. Avoid subtitles or subsection headings within the text.
  • References: All references/works cited should be listed in full at the end of the article, in the following style:

Surname, name/initial, title of work, place: publisher, date.

Surname, name/initial, ‘title of article’. In surname, name/initial (ed.) title of work.Place of publication, publisher, date. 
Or: Surname, name/initial, ‘title of article’, Journal, vol. no.: page no.

Articles should be sent as e-mail attachments – – Word document to:eernest@umflint.edu .Brief personal profile should be submitted with the article but as separate attachment.

Deadline: 23 October 2015.

HIIG Internet and Society Fellowship for Early Stage Researchers (Global)

August 19, 2015

In 2016 the Alexander von Humboldt Institute for Internet and Society (HIIG) once again opens its doors for fellow researchers from all over the globe. We invite applications from early stage researchers pursuing transdisciplinary internet research. If you are seeking exchange regarding your research aspirations and think your objectives match or complement ours, we look forward to hearing from you!

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