The Max Planck Institute for Legal History and Legal Theory in Frankfurt/Main is a world leader in fundamental research on law. Its three research departments with more than 60 scholars, the unrivalled collections of its specialized library, and its numerous national and international co-operations make it the central research hub for a global scientific community investigating the past, present and future of legal regimes.
We are looking to recruit from July 2021 onwards, three PhD students (m/f/d/) for the newly established research group “Legal Connectivities and Colonial Cultures in Africa” directed by Dr. Inge Van Hulle. Click here to download the announcement for more information

MIASA Writing workshop, 12-16 April 2021, University of Ghana, Accra

The Merian Institute for Advanced Studies in Africa (MIASA) seeks to provide Africa-based early career researchers working on the themes of sustainable peace, sustainable democracy and sustainable environmental transformation on the continent with the space and intellectual community to transform a draft paper into a publishable journal piece. The 5-day writing workshop is designed to provide these researchers with the opportunity to contribute to knowledge production in the humanities and social sciences.

STIAS, the Stellenbosch Institute for Advanced Study in South Africa, has opened the fifth annual call of its prestigious Iso Lomso Fellowship Programme. 

Iso Lomso means ‘the eye of tomorrow’ in isiXhosa: seeing towards the future; laying the foundations for tomorrow. The programme is aimed at early to mid-career African scholars who have obtained a doctoral degree within the preceding seven years and who hold an academic position at a university or research institution anywhere in Africa. Candidates should have completed a post-doctoral fellowship or equivalent post-PhD programme. All disciplines are considered.

The Thunderbird School of Global Management, home to the world’s #1-ranked Master of Global Management (THE/ Wall Street Journal 2019), is offering a unique opportunity for Africans, the Diaspora, and People of African Descent - a scholarship of $10,000+ (or special tuition rates) for you or your fellow citizens to attend one of three graduate programs. Please see below for more details about each program. For further information, please click here to download the announcement.