Application Due Date: 25 June 2019

Asymmetries.
in understanding production in African Research studies are popular and are.
shown in the underrepresentation of African scholars in scholastic.
journals. This 5-day writing workshop intends to counter such asymmetries.
and to add to endogenous understanding production in the liberal arts.
and social sciences by scholars based in West Africa (ECOWAS member.
nations). It will integrate theoretical conversations on problems of.
‘ decolonizing understanding’ with useful assistance to African early profession.
scholars on research study and publishing.

Goals

•.
To add to the decolonisation of understanding production by.
increasing the contributions of Africa-based scholars to understanding about.
African truths through increased publication and dissemination of.
their research study endeavours;

•.
To even more reinforce the scholastic writing abilities of African early.
profession scholars, with specific attention to female scholars, as.
suggested by an improved success rate of submissions to global.
journals;

•.
To even more reinforce the quality of research study grant propositions by.
African early profession scholars, consisting of collective applications;

• To deepen the networks of Africa-based scholars within Africa and likewise with Africanist scholars in the UK and Europe.

Program

The.
5-day program will be arranged as a composing retreat, with day-to-day.
workshops and composing sessions. The workshops will consist of conversations on.
the decolonisation of understanding production within African Research studies, as.
well as useful assistance on scholastic writing and publishing in.
global journals, and on preparing research study grant applications. The.
daily composing sessions will be supported by scholastic coaches and a.
disciplinary peer group, with protection of liberal arts and social.
sciences.

Financing

Through.
a grant from the British Academy, financial backing is offered to.
effective candidates to cover travel expenditures to Ghana from within West.
Africa, in addition to lodging and subsistence expenses throughout.
of the workshop.

Eligibility

Applications are invited from early profession scientists who satisfy the following eligibility requirements:

  • within 5 years of the award of a doctorate at 1 September 2019; we will likewise think about last year doctoral prospects
  • • connected at an identified university in the ECOWAS area (Economic Neighborhood of West African States).

Female African scholars are especially motivated to use, offered their underrepresentation in academic community.

Application

The application must consist of the following:

  • •.
    an individual declaration (1-page optimum) describing factors for wanting to.
    participate in the composing workshop and the advantages to be gotten;
  • •.
    a draft term paper (8,000-10,000 words in English) which contains.
    initial information and initial information analysis, and which is targeted at.
    journal submission;
  • • a complete CV

Applications to be sent by e-mail to [email protected] by the submission due date of 25 June 2019 Any enquires must be directed to [email protected]

Choice

Applications.
will be examined and chosen through a strictly merit-based treatment.
The primary choice requirements are the quality, significance and.
creativity of the draft term paper, and the fit of the research study.
with interdisciplinary African Research studies in the liberal arts and social.
sciences.

The workshop is moneyed by the British Academy and is kept in partnership with African Affairs, the journal of the Royal African Society (UK) and the top-ranked African research studies journal worldwide.

Organisers

The.
workshop is arranged by Dr Nana Akua Anyidoho (University of Ghana);.
Prof Gordon Crawford (Coventry University; Dr Peace Medie (University of.
Bristol)

For Additional Information:

Go To the Authorities Website of the Countering asymmetries in understanding production on Africa Composing workshop 2019

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