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PHD IN AFRICAN STUDIES – APPLICATIONS OPEN

April 4th, 2016

University of the Free State / University of Bradford
CALL FOR
PHD APPLICATIONS

IN AFRICA STUDIES
This call is open for specialisation in the field:
• Conflict and Peace in Context
Selected candidates will be:
• Admitted to the prestigious PhD Programme in Africa Studies
• Eligible for UFS tuition fees bursaries for PhD study
• Sponsored to attend a PhD Winter School
• Closely mentored by subject specialists from CAS and JEFCAS

DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS
23 May 2016

PARTNERS
The PhD Winter School is jointly hosted by the Centre for Africa Studies (CAS) at the University of the Free State and the John and Elnora Ferguson Centre for African Studies (JEFCAS) in the Department of Peace Studies at the University of Bradford.

PHD WINTER SCHOOL
Attendance is compulsory and will take place on the UFS Bloemfontein campus from 18-20 July 2016.

CONTACT
For more information/terms & conditions/application forms, please contact: Professor Heidi Hudson Director: Centre for Africa Studies PO Box 339 Bloemfontein 9300 Tel: +27(0)51 401 2327 Email: hudsonh@ufs.ac.za


AFSAAP Postgraduate Prizes

January 28th, 2016

The AFSAAP Executive are pleased to announce the winners of the 2015 conference postgraduate essay prizes.

The winner of the $3000 Monash/AFSAAP Postgraduate Prize for is Charlotte Mertens for her paper “Sexual violence in the Congo Free State: Archival traces and present reconfigurations”. Charlotte is enrolled in a PhD at the University of Melbourne and will travel to Africa. AFSAAP wishes to acknowledge Monash University for the special sponsorship of this prize since 2010.

The winner of the $500 Cherry Gertzel – AFSAAP Postgraduate Prize for 2015 is Naomi Thompson, for her paper “Surviving vs. Living: The importance of resilience in the transformative redefinition of Ghanaian breast cancer survivors”. Naomi is enrolled in a PhD at Macquarie University.

 

Congratulations to both of the winners.


39th Annual AFSAAP Conference 2016 – Save the Date December 5th-7th

January 18th, 2016

The University of Western Australia Africa Research Cluster is delighted to confirm that it will host the 39th AFSAAP annual conference at St Catherine’s College, UWA, Perth, from 5-7 December 2016. Further information on the conference theme, call for papers, registration process, accommodation and other details will be confirmed and announced soon.


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