UAE: The Africa Institute Senior & Postdoctoral Fellowships 2022 for African Scholars

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Ifeoma Chime

The Africa Institute welcomes applications for the Okwui Enwezor Postdoctoral Fellow in Visual Culture, Performance Studies and Critical Humanities; Fatema Mernissi Postdoctoral Fellow in Social and Cultural Studies; Ali A. Mazrui Senior Fellow in Global African Studies.

Application Deadline:

15th December 2021 for fellowships commencing in September 2022.

About the Africa Institute Fellowships:

The Africa Institute announces its call for applications to its program of fellowships, which include a one-year senior fellowship named in honor of the esteemed late professor of African studies Ali A. Mazrui, as well as two postdoctoral fellowships named in honor of the late esteemed art historian and curator Okwui Enwezor, and the late world-renowned Moroccan feminist scholar Fatema Mernissi.

The Research Fellowships Program provides the opportunity for both junior and senior scholars of African and African diaspora studies to focus on a research project and participate in ongoing scholarly and intellectual activities during their residency at the Institute.

Type:

Fellowship

Eligibility:

The fellowship is open to emerging scholars in the field of social sciences with specific emphasis on gender, feminism and cultural studies and visual cultures, and their intersection with African and African diaspora studies. 

  • The applicant must hold a PhD awarded within the last five years.
  • Applications should include a CV and cover letter indicating the proposed research project, in addition to two published, or unpublished, writing samples.
  • The proposal must be submitted in English through The Africa Institute application email address: applications@theafricainstitute.org with subject line indicating “Name of Fellowship.”

Eligible Countries:

African countries

To be Taken at (Country):

Sharjah, UAE

Number of Awards:

3

Value of Award:

The Institute Research Fellowships Program provides the opportunity for both junior and senior scholars of African and African diaspora studies to focus on a research project and participate in ongoing scholarly and intellectual activities during their term at the Institute. The residency also grants fellows the opportunity to interact with scholars and academics in their area of research.

How to Apply for the The Africa Institute Fellowships:

The Institute welcomes interested scholars to apply by July 15, 2021 for fellowships commencing in September 2021. Applications should include a CV and cover letter indicating the proposed research project, in addition to a writing sample or publication, directed to applications@theafricainstitute.org.

  • It is important to go through all application requirements in the Award Webpage (see Link below) before applying.
  • GOODLUCK

Visit The Africa Institute Award Webpage for Details

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