PhD and further study opportunities
Next Generation Social Sciences in Africa: Fellowship in Peace, Security & Development
This program, launched in June 2011, responds to a shortage of well-trained faculty now reaching crisis proportions in African higher education.It features three distinct competitive fellowship opportunities for early-career social science faculty who hold positions in accredited colleges and universities in Ghana, Nigeria, South Africa, Tanzania, and Uganda.
Migration, Ethnicity and Identity: Perspectives from the Celtic Nations
This conference will take place at Bangor University on 2-3 April 2012. It aims to bring together academic researchers and others to investigate commonalities and differences in the experiences of migrants and minorities in Wales, Scotland, Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland.
The deadline for submission of papers is 1 February 2012.
Diasporas, Cultures of Mobilites, 'Race'
This is a series of conferences to be held in Université Montpellier III, France; Wake Forest University, USA; and Oxford University, UK during 2011-2013.The conferences will identify and assess the different evolutions of 'Diaspora Studies' and the notion of 'race'.