Institute of African Studies - Columbia University

IAS Opportunites

Call for Proposals: ISERP Interdisciplinary Graduate Student Seminar (IIGSS) $500 honorarium per presentation

Call for Papers

Our yearlong ISERP-sponsored seminar continues to seek to foster a conversation across the social science communities at Columbia to discuss the diverse ways in which interdisciplinarity can be mobilized. The ultimate goal of the seminar series is to explore how interdisciplinary approaches can contribute to and enrich traditional disciplines and what such interdisciplinarity demands from them.

Academic Recruitment: East African – Indian Ocean History

RECRUITMENT PERIOD
Open July 20th, 2018 through October 15th, 2018
DESCRIPTION

GLOBALIZATION, NATIONAL LANGUAGES AND DEVELOPMENT IN AFRICA

Call for Papers

IEA de Saint-Louis UCAD UGB / St –Louis
Sénégal
INSTITUTE FOR ADVANCED STUDIES SAINT-LOUIS, SENEGAL
A Centre of Excellence for Thinking Africa and the World
INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE
On
“GLOBALIZATION, NATIONAL LANGUAGES AND DEVELOPMENT IN AFRICA”
IN TRIBUTE TO TWO PIONEERS OF AFRICAN LINGUISTICS:
ARAM Fall and PATHE Diagne
3 - 5 December, 2018
Saint-Louis, Senegal
CALL FOR PAPERS

Colonial Cities in Global Perspective

Call for Papers

IEA Saint-Louis UCAD
UGB
International Conference
Theme:
Colonial Cities in Global Perspective
Venue and date : Saint-Louis, Senegal, from December 10-12, 2018
Call for Papers

Fulbright U.S. Scholar Opportunities in Sub-Saharan Africa

The Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program is now accepting applications for the 2019-20 academic year. Opportunities are available for artists, college and university faculty, professionals, and independent scholars to teach and conduct research at educational institutions and research institutions throughout Sub-Saharan Africa. Fulbright Scholars represent the diversity of the United States and build lasting relationships with students, collaborators, the wider research community, and/or institutions abroad that serve as the foundation for future collaborations.

 

Ninth Annual Symposium of the Consortium for Asian and African Studies (CAAS) MINORITIES BETWEEN GLOBALIZATION AND AREAL APPROACHES. [Self]Definitions, Constructions, Realities, Identities and Memories

Ninth Annual Symposium of the Consortium for Asian and African Studies (CAAS)
MINORITIES BETWEEN GLOBALIZATION AND AREAL APPROACHES.
[Self]Definitions, Constructions, Realities, Identities and Memories
INALCO (Paris), October 19th and 20th, 2018
CALL FOR PAPERS

Undergrad internship opportunity at Social Science Research Council

The Next Generation Social Sciences in Africa program seeks an intern to amplify and diversify the program’s online presence through social media, a WordPress website, publications on various SSRC platforms, and features of members of the Next Gen current cohort and alumni network. The intern will work with program staff to develop new and engaging content that features the work of the program, including but not limited to interviews, the creation of infographics, social media graphics, and articles for a WordPress website.

Alliance Program Call For Proposals

The Alliance Program invites proposals for our 2018 Calls. Proposals may be submitted directly to Alliance by email at alliance@columbia.edu. The deadline for proposals is June 22nd, 2018. Results will be announced by late November.

Postdoctoral Fellowships in African Studies (Social Sciences and Humanities) Council on African Studies at The MacMillan Center, Yale University

Fellowship

The Council on African Studies at the Whitney and Betty MacMillan Center for International and Area Studies at Yale University invites applications for TWO postdoctoral fellowships, commencing on July 1, 2018 and ending June 30, 2020. Candidates must have research and teaching experience relevant to contemporary Africa. The fellowship is open to all disciplines in the Social Sciences and Humanities, particularly Anthropology, History, Sociology, and Women and Gender Studies.

Denison Univ. Tenure Track Faculty Position

Denison University seeks an active artist/scholar who works within African Diaspora/Africanist traditions to join a vibrant dance program at a private liberal arts college. Successful candidates are expected to be excellent teachers, to maintain a productive, ongoing research agenda, and to contribute actively to the continued growth of the department and the college. Review of applicants will begin Nov. 17, 2017, and will continue until the position is filled.

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