Alliance is pleased to announce the ... 2016-2017 Alliance Awards for PhD Mobility
Please join the Alliance Program in congratulating the 19 awarded PhD Mobility students of 2016-2017. The Alliance Call for Doctoral Mobility is intended to support and finance transatlantic research projects of the highest quality, in all disciplines under a joint supervision of faculty members from Columbia, Sciences Po, Paris 1, and Ecole Polytechnique. This year we are privileged to award the largest number of students since the launch of the program.
Consider submitting an abstract for the second annual conference of The Dakar Institute of African Studies to be held in Dakar on July 1 and 2, 2016. This year’s conference will focus on: Valorizing African Heritage and Thought: Migration, Mobility, Alternative Histories, and New Epistemologies. The call for papers can be accessed from the following link: http://www.thedakarinstitute.com/annual-symposium
The Advocacy Project (AP) is recruiting graduate students to serve with AP’s partner organizations for 10 weeks in the summer of 2016. All fellows will be provided a $1,000 stipend. The deadline for applying is March 11, 2016.
Anamesa is a peer reviewed, interdisciplinary journal of graduate student writing and art based at New York University. Tracing its conceptual origin to Platonic philosophy, Anamesa stands for the “in between,” and sets as its purpose to blur boundaries, reimagine links, and explore the interstices of academia. Anamesa considers material from a variety of subject matters and selects creative, timely, and intelligent works that reflect the interdisciplinary nature of the global graduate community.
IAS Director, Brian Larkin, lead a research masterclass jointly organized by Sciences Po, Columbia University, the University of Ibadan and IFRA Nigeria that was held in June 2017 and again in June 2018. It brought junior doctoral students from all over Nigeria to the University of Ibadan and Kano for an intensive workshop designed to train students in the intellectual questions, methods, and writing strategies relevant for their future careers.
Morenikeji Akinade is a third year JD student at Columbia Law School. She was born in Philadelphia but raised largely in Lagos, Nigeria. As an undergraduate at Northwestern University, she had the opportunity to intern at the Lekki Free Trade Zone in Lagos, a joint venture between the Nigerian and Chinese governments.