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Category: Conferences

CODESRIA Call for applications: Countering asymmetries in knowledge production on Africa Writing workshop

Asymmetries in knowledge production in African Studies are well-known and are reflected in the underrepresentation of African scholars in academic journals. This 5-day writing workshop aims to counter such asymmetries and to contribute to endogenous knowledge production in the humanities and social sciences by scholars based in West Africa (ECOWAS member countries). Continue reading “CODESRIA Call for applications: Countering asymmetries in knowledge production on Africa Writing workshop”
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UNESCO Call for Nominations: Workshop on Policy and Diplomacy for scientists: Introduction to Responsible Research Practices in Chemical and Biochemical Sciences

The third edition of a workshop on “Policy and Diplomacy for Scientists: Introduction to Responsible Research Practices in Chemical and Biochemical Sciences” will be held from 9 to 13 September 2019 at the headquarters of The World Academy of Sciences (TWAS) in Trieste, Italy. The workshop will be organised in collaboration between TWAS and the InterAcademy Partnership (IAP).

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Call for Applications: Publishing and grant writing workshop for Early Career Researchers in Eastern Africa

Call for applications for the 7th African School on Internet Governance (AfriSIG)

Do you believe that the internet is a vital platform for social, economic and political development in Africa? Are you a current or potential leader in internet governance forums and debates in Africa? Does your current work or study involve internet or ICT policy and regulation? Do you want to deepen your understanding of the “multistakeholder” approach to internet-related policy making? Continue reading “Call for applications for the 7th African School on Internet Governance (AfriSIG)”

UNESCO Literacy Prizes 2019: Call for applications and nominations now open

UNESCO is calling for applications and nominations for the 2019 UNESCO International Literacy Prizes, which this year will award outstanding programmes and individuals who promote literacy around the world within the theme of ‘Literacy and Multilingualism’. Continue reading “UNESCO Literacy Prizes 2019: Call for applications and nominations now open”

2019 Green Talents – Germany

Every year, the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) hosts the prestigious ”Green Talents – International Forum for High Potentials in Sustainable Development” to promote the international exchange of innovative green ideas. The award, under the patronage of Minister Anja Karliczek, honours young researchers each year. The winners come from numerous countries and scientific disciplines and are recognised for their outstanding achievements in making our societies more sustainable. Selected by a jury of German experts, the award winners are granted unique access to the country’s research elite.

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African Union Secretary-General Peacebuilding Fund’s Gender and Youth Promotion Initiative 2019

Now receiving applications for the Secretary-General Peacebuilding Fund’s Gender and Youth Promotion Initiative 2019. #GYPI2019 #Youth4Peace Promoting inclusive peacebuilding through innovative initiatives empowering women & young people. Continue reading “African Union Secretary-General Peacebuilding Fund’s Gender and Youth Promotion Initiative 2019”

British Council’s Future Leaders Connect

Call for Applications: Feminist and Transformational Leadership Development Programme for African Women

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2019 Young African Leaders Initiative (YALI) – Cohort 33 & 34

The Young African Leaders Initiative (YALI) was launched by former President of the United States Barack Obama as a signature effort to invest in the next generation of African leaders. The need to invest in grooming strong, results-oriented leaders comes out of the statistics: nearly 1 in 3 Africans are between the ages of 10 and 24, and approximately 60% of Africa’s total population is below the age of 35 Continue reading “2019 Young African Leaders Initiative (YALI) – Cohort 33 & 34”

Call for Applications: Transregional Academy “Spaces of Art”

The Forum Transregionale Studien and the German Center for Art History in Paris (Deutsches Forum für Kunstgeschichte, DFK Paris, part of the Max Weber Foundation – German Humanities Institutes Abroad) and Instituto de Investigaciones Estéticas of the National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM) invite doctoral candidates and postdoctoral researchers in the field of art history as well as neighboring disciplines to apply to participate in a Transregional Academy that will be convened from October 26 to November 3, 2019, at UNAM, Mexico, on the theme of Continue reading “Call for Applications: Transregional Academy “Spaces of Art””

Call for Applications: Transregional Academy “After Violence” 2019

Prisma Ukraïna – Research Network Eastern Europe (Forum Transregionale Studien), “Tkuma” Ukrainian Institute for Holocaust Studies, Center for Governance and Culture in Europe/University St. Gallen, German Historical Institute Warsaw, European University Viadrina Frankfurt/Oder, and the Centre for Applied Anthropology (Kyiv) invite doctoral and postdoctoral scholars to apply for the Transregional Academy. Continue reading “Call for Applications: Transregional Academy “After Violence” 2019”

Call for Applications: Transregional Academy “Minor/Small Literature(s)” 2019

The Forum Transregionale Studien and the Max Weber Stiftung – German Humanities Institutes Abroad, in cooperation with the Zentrum für Literatur- und Kulturforschung Berlin (ZfL), invite doctoral and postdoctoral scholars in the fields of literary and cultural studies and history to apply to attend a Transregional Academy that will be convened on July 11-20th, 2019 at the ZfL Berlin on the theme of: Continue reading “Call for Applications: Transregional Academy “Minor/Small Literature(s)” 2019”

Call for Entries: The Girls Impact the World Film Festival

The Girls Impact the World Film Festival is an annual event that focuses on issues facing women and girls around the world. High school and undergraduate students, submit your 3-6 minute short films that address global women’s issues such as: education for girls, maternal health, violence against women and girls, and a variety of other issues. See topics and awards here: http://www.connecther.org/gitw/prizes Continue reading “Call for Entries: The Girls Impact the World Film Festival”

IAS/AVAC Media Scholarship Programme

The IAS/AVAC Media Scholarship Programme makes the conference accessible to a select group of highly-qualified journalists who would not otherwise be able to attend and report on the conference proceedings. The programme also provides a training on HIV research, a series of briefings through the conference week and targeted support to help journalists strengthen their HIV reporting skills. Continue reading “IAS/AVAC Media Scholarship Programme”

CrossCulture Programme for Young Professionals

The CrossCulture Programme (CCP) offers young professionals and committed volunteers the opportunity to expand their area of professional expertise and to gather intercultural experience through a professional fellowship in Germany. Since 2005 CCP encouraged more than 500 professionals and volunteers working in different civil society sectors. The CrossCulture Programme is funded by the German Federal Foreign Office and implemented by ifa (Institut für Auslandsbeziehungen). Continue reading “CrossCulture Programme for Young Professionals”

CALL FOR PAPERS: RACIALISATION AND PUBLICNESS IN AFRICA AND THE AFRICAN DIASPORA

African Studies Centre & St Antony’s College, University of Oxford, 27-28 June, 2019.

WE ARE PLEASED TO ANNOUNCE the Call for Papers and Panels for a two-day Conference on ‘Racialisation and Publicness in Africa and the African Diaspora’ which will be held at the University of Oxford, from 27-28 June, 2019. Continue reading “CALL FOR PAPERS: RACIALISATION AND PUBLICNESS IN AFRICA AND THE AFRICAN DIASPORA”

CODESRIA Conference on Philanthropy: May 16-17, 2019 – Call for Applications (for PhD Students)

The International Society for Third Sector Research (ISTR) and the Africa Centre for Philanthropy and Social Investment at Wits Business School will co-host a PhD Seminar for approximately 20 PhD students at all stages of their doctoral research in topics related to the Third Sector, i.e., civil society, the nonprofit sub-sector, philanthropy, social economy, social investment, venture philanthropy, corporate social investment and volunteerism, among others. Continue reading “CODESRIA Conference on Philanthropy: May 16-17, 2019 – Call for Applications (for PhD Students)”

2019 Stanford University AMENDS application is now open!

AMENDS is a student initiative at Stanford University that brings together the most promising youth change agents from across the Middle East, North Africa, and United States to learn from each other, connect with global leaders and resources, and share, through TED style talks, their ideas and experiences with the world.

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