Application Deadline: April 30th 2017
Academy for African Urban Diversity (AAUD) will unite a companion of 8-10 post-field work doctoral understudies investigating differing qualities in African urban areas to refine their exploration center, advance proficient improvement, and assemble trans-national academic groups. Half of every accomplice will be saved for researchers selected in doctoral projects at African Universities, while the other half is interested in researchers of urban Africa based somewhere else. Every companion will meet in two serious workshops.
The main week long workshop, to be held at the University of Witwatersrand from November 6-10, 2017, consolidates propelled classes on speculations of the urban,migration, and assorted qualities by pioneers in the field; peer worshiping of paper arrangements; proficient advancement; and global systems administration.
In the second workshop, held in Göttingen, Germany, one year on, colleagues meet to exhibit their work and compose a class for the approaching partner of colleagues to commence the following round. The AAUD bolsters another era of researchers in the humanistic sociologies tightening research that advances information about versatility and urban assorted qualities in Africa. We invite candidates from every sociology disciplines, including yet not constrained to Anthropology, contemporary history, humanism, political science, economics, human geography, urban studies, and planning.
AAUD additionally empower candidates from different controls who connect explicitly with urban hypothesis. Candidates ought to have finished information accumulation before the foundation, and be in the underlying period of the review time frame. While we push for hypothetical engagement, activities ought to be observationally grounded.
* Must be right now selected in a PhD program.
* Must have finished a developed time of observational research not over 12 months before the institute starts and is expected to present a finished thesis inside 12 to 18 months of the main Academy date.
* Ability to speak and write in English, the institute dialect
* Must be willing and ready to go to South Africa and Germany on the institute dates
Applications ought to be composed in clear, coherent exposition, for a choice board of trustees that is multidisciplinary. Thesis rundowns ought to show a complete information of the real ideas and hypotheses in candidates’ train and related fields and
ought to incorporate a reference index important to the exploration. In their letter of intrigue, candidates ought to indicate why they wish to go to the foundation, and how they anticipate that it will assist their advancement in finishing their papers.
To apply, please go to https://s-lotus.gwdg.de/mpg/mpgs/aaud2017.nsf/application. It would be ideal if you set up the accompanying materials for the application
• Letter of enthusiasm (sketching out phase of culmination and what you plan to add to and pick up from the institute)
• Summary of thesis venture (6-800 word)
• Bibliography of 10-20 important writings
• Contact data for two expert supervisors who will be requested to submit letters
tending to your venture, and how your work would profit by the institute.
Applications will be acknowledged until 30 April, 2017. Late applications won’t be explored. It would be ideal if you transfer every supporting report as a solitary PDF document.
The AAUD gives all travel related expenses to those chosen.
For More Information:
Visit the Official Webpage of the 2017 Academy for African Urban Diversity