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Request for Fellowship Proposals - Next Generation Social Sciences in Africa

July 26, 2013

Next Generation Social Sciences in Africa:

Perspectives in Peace, Security, and Development Issues

The program responds to a shortage of experienced faculty and resources for faculty-led research initiatives in African higher education.

Deadline is December 1, 2013

Early Career Scholars - Writing Workshop

July 26, 2013

16 -18 September 2013,

Mekelle University, Ethiopia

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 in Meqele on 16-18 September 2013, in collaboration with Mekelle University.

ASAUK is currently organising a writing workshop in Meqelle to assist early career scholars to prepare material for publication in international journals. The ASAUK is committed to enhancing academic links between British and African institutions and to increasing representation in British journals of work by scholars based in Africa. Previous ASAUK workshops in the UK and in other parts of Africa have been extremely well received and there has been a strong demand for places.

Call for Submissions

July 24, 2013

The Postcolonialist welcomes contributions in fields including but not limited to language and literature, visual and performing arts, film, political science, gender studies, media, and sociology. Pieces may be journalistic, editorial, or academic.

Deadline: September 15, 2013

Book Launch - Ethiopian Reminiscences: Early Days, by Richard and Rita Pankhurst

July 24, 2013

Tuesday, 30 July 2013 - 6:30pm
Brunei Gallery, SOAS, Univ. of London

Type of Event: Book Launch

Ethiopian Reminiscences: Early Days

Book launch with authors Richard and Rita Pankhurst, in partnership with Tsehai Publishers, The Anglo-Ethiopian Society and the Centre of African Studies.

In 1958, Richard Pankhurst asked Rita Eldon to leave her home in London and move to Ethiopia with him and his mother, suffragette Sylvia Pankhurst. Without the promise of marriage and with relatively little knowledge of the country, Rita said yes, and so began the love affair between the two, and their adopted home, Ethiopia.

The economics of inequality and human development: a lecture by James Heckman (Chicago)

July 24, 2013

Date: 18:00 03 September 2013 - 20:00 03 September 2013
Type: Conference
Venue: The British Academy [see map]
Price: members: Free; nonmembers: Free
 
Nobel laureate, Professor James Heckman (Chicago) will deliver a lecture on 3 September on "The Economics of Inequality and Human Development."

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