By The Africa Institute

August 5, 2021

Applications now open for Okwui Enwezor Postdoctoral Fellow in Visual Culture, Performance Studies and Critical Humanities; Fatema Mernissi Postdoctoral Fellow in Social and Cultural Studies; Ali A. Mazrui Senior Fellow in Global African Studies.

The Africa Institute announces its call for applications to its program of fellowships, which include a one-year senior fellowship named in honor of the esteemed late professor of African studies Ali A. Mazrui, as well as two postdoctoral fellowships named in honor of the late esteemed art historian and curator Okwui Enwezor, and the late world-renowned Moroccan feminist scholar Fatema Mernissi.

The Research Fellowships Program provides the opportunity for both junior and senior scholars of African and African diaspora studies to focus on a research project and participate in ongoing scholarly and intellectual activities during their residency at the Institute.

Application and Eligibility Criteria:

  • Application deadline is December 15, 2021 for fellowships commencing in September 2022.
  • The applicant must hold a PhD awarded within the last five years.
  • Applications should include a CV and cover letter indicating the proposed research project, in addition to two published, or unpublished, writing samples.
  • The proposal must be submitted in English through The Africa Institute application email address: applications@theafricainstitute.org with subject line indicating “Name of Fellowship.”

To learn more about The Africa Institute, click here.

Applications now open for Okwui Enwezor Postdoctoral Fellow in Visual Culture, Performance Studies and Critical Humanities; Fatema Mernissi Postdoctoral Fellow in Social and Cultural Studies; Ali A. Mazrui Senior Fellow in Global African Studies.

Applications now open for Okwui Enwezor Postdoctoral Fellow in Visual Culture, Performance Studies and Critical Humanities; Fatema Mernissi Postdoctoral Fellow in Social and Cultural Studies; Ali A. Mazrui Senior Fellow in Global African Studies.

The Africa Institute announces its call for applications to its program of fellowships, which include a one-year senior fellowship named in honor of the esteemed late professor of African studies Ali A. Mazrui, as well as two postdoctoral fellowships named in honor of the late esteemed art historian and curator Okwui Enwezor, and the late world-renowned Moroccan feminist scholar Fatema Mernissi.

The Research Fellowships Program provides the opportunity for both junior and senior scholars of African and African diaspora studies to focus on a research project and participate in ongoing scholarly and intellectual activities during their residency at the Institute.

Application and Eligibility Criteria:

  • Application deadline is December 15, 2021 for fellowships commencing in September 2022.
  • The applicant must hold a PhD awarded within the last five years.
  • Applications should include a CV and cover letter indicating the proposed research project, in addition to two published, or unpublished, writing samples.
  • The proposal must be submitted in English through The Africa Institute application email address: applications@theafricainstitute.org with subject line indicating “Name of Fellowship.”

To learn more about The Africa Institute, click here.

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