The Department of Peace and Conflict Research and the Nordic Africa Institute currently invite applications to the Claude Ake Visiting Chair for 2020.
Application Deadline: 1st December 2019.
Offered annually? Yes
Eligible Countries: African countries
To be taken at (country): Uppsala, Sweden
About the Award: The Chair is intended for scholars who, like Claude Ake, combine a profound commitment to scholarship with a strong advocacy for social justice. The Chair is open to social scientists working at African universities with problems related to war, peace, conflict resolution, human rights, democracy and development on the African continent.
The Claude Ake Visiting Chair was set up in 2003 at the Department of Peace and Conflict Research, Uppsala University (DPCR), in collaboration with the Nordic Africa Institute (NAI) and with funding from the Swedish Government and Uppsala University. The Chair honours the memory of Professor Claude Ake, a distinguished scholar, philosopher, teacher and humanist, who died tragically in 1996.
The Chair holder is offered a conducive environment to pursue his or her own research, while there is also opportunity for lecturing, holding seminars and contributing to ongoing research activities at the Department of Peace and Conflict Research and the Nordic Africa Institute.
The Claude Ake Visiting Chair is a co-financed collaboration between the Department of Peace and Conflict Research, Uppsala University, and the Nordic Africa Institute. The purpose of the scholarship programme is to honor the memory of Professor Claude Ake, prominent African scholar, philosopher and humanist, and to invite applications from internationally recognized senior scholars with professorial competence in their respective fields of expertise.
Offered Since: 2003
Type: PhD, Research
Number of Awardees: 1
Value of Scholarship:
Duration of Scholarship: 3 months. The Chair holder is expected to spend three (3) months in Uppsala in the time-span mid-August to mid December 2019.
How to Apply: The application must contain:
Addresses for the submission of applications: E-mail: : firstname.lastname@example.org
The Nordic Africa Institute
Att: The Claude Ake Visiting Chair
751 47 Uppsala
Award Provider: Department of Peace and Conflict Research, Uppsala University, and the Nordic Africa Institute
Important Notes: Please note that incomplete applications or applications received after this date will not be considered. Applications should be sent either via regular mail or e-mail. Also note that the Claude Ake Visiting Chair is dependent on external funding. In the extraordinary event that the program does not receive full funding, applicants will be informed immediately.
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