Three Fellowship Opportunities for African Doctoral Candidates

The Social Science Research Council offers fellowships to support the completion of doctoral degrees and to promote the next generation of social science researchers in Ghana, Kenya, Nigeria, South Africa, Tanzania, and Uganda. The fellowships support dissertation research on peace, security, and development topics. All applications must be submitted using the online application portal. The application … Continued

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Fellowship: Urban Studies Postdoctoral Research

SCOPE The postdoctoral fellowship is focussed on Urban Studies-Southern Urbanism. The candidate will have expertise in qualitative social research, with a firm grounding in social theory and interest in the Global South. Familiarity with (social) design, literature and pedagogy would have to be achieved during the course of the fellowship. The specific tasks of the … Continued


Atlantic fellowships in economic and social equity at the International Inequalities Institute

Fellowships in Economic and Social Equity at the International Inequalities Institute administered by Atlantic Philanthropies and the London School of Economics.


Post-doc fellowships in urban real estate available at University of Cape Town

Postdoc fellowships with the UCT–Nedbank Urban Real Estate Research Unit.

Post-doc fellowship: Future Resilience for African Cities And Lands (FRACTAL)

Fellowship at ACC to advance scientific knowledge about regional climate responses to human activities.


Urban Studies Foundation: International Fellowship

Funding and research fellowship opportunity for PhD urban scholars from the global south.

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Postdoctoral research fellowship: Department of Geography and Environmental Studies, Stellenbosch University

One year post-doc research fellowship opportunity at Stellenbosch University, focusing on poverty and public transport.


Funded Master’s Degree: MA in Global Urban Justice (starting 2015-16)

The MA in Global Urban Justice (GUJ), which is an ESRC recognized pathway to PhD qualification, is a unique postgraduate programme that combines cutting-edge theoretical and methodological training with ‘real-world’ experience.

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UCLA Law: Sonke Health and Human Rights Fellowship

Southern African law graduates hoping to work with Sonke Gender Justice are encouraged to to apply for the UCLA Law – Sonke Health & Human Rights Fellowship.


Nordic Africa Days 2014: Misbehaving States and Behaving Citizens? Questions of Governance in African States

The Nordic Africa Days (NAD) is the biannual conference of the Nordic Africa Institute organised for the past 15 years in the Nordic Countries, with participants representing the state of the art in African Studies and Africa related knowledge production. The Nordic Africa Days 2014 has a thematic focus on different assumptions of governance. It … Continued