Call for Applications – Strengthening PhD Programmes in African Universities

The Council for the Development of Social Science Research in Africa (CODESRIA) is pleased to announce the call for applications from research laboratories and doctoral schools in African universities for the first phase of its initiative to support research in the social sciences and humanities. The support initiative is geared towards alleviating the problems faced by many African universities […]

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Panel on the WSSF 2015 at CODESRIA General Assembly

At the recent CODESRIA General Assembly in Dakar, Senegal, Thandika Mkandawire and Pierre Sané presented the World Social Science Forum 2015. The World Social Science Forum is an endeavour to present the voices and perspectives of African scholars. How do we restructure global relations in order to ensure a just world? Thandika Mkandawire spoke on the […]

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Herbert Docena takes up post on WZB-ISSC Global Fellowship Programme

Herbert Docena, a Filipino national currently undertaking a PhD in Sociology, has begun his fellowship as the latest Fellow of the WZB-ISSC Global Fellowship Programme. Herbert Docena will commence his research at the WZB Berlin Social Science Center, and over the next six months will focus and investigate “Transnational politics of climate change, particularly on the North-South dynamics […]

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Ethnografilm Asia to open in Thiruvananthapuram, India

The second Ethnografilm Asia opens on June 13th in Thiruvananthapuram, India, with a selection of films from the second edition of the Ethnografilm Festival which took place earlier this year in Paris. This builds on the success of the first Ethnografilm Festival and Ethnografilm Festival Asia which premiered in 2014, and is testament to the […]

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Studies in Ethnicity and Nationalism – Call for Dissertation Abstracts

The official blog for the journal Studies in Ethnicity and Nationalism (SEN), a publication of the Association for the Study of Ethnicity and Nationalism (ASEN), SEN seeks to regularly feature recently defended Ph.D. dissertations in the fields of ethnicity, race, identity, nationalism, and the interactions between these. They welcome the submission of abstracts (approximately 500 […]

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