Due Date: June 25, 2019

Require applications is open for the Countering Asymmetries in Understanding Production on Africa Composing Workshop 2019, happening from September 9-13, 2019 at the University of Ghana, Accra.

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 concerns of ‘decolonizing understanding’ with useful assistance to African early profession scholars on research study and publishing.

Program Information

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, along with useful assistance on scholastic writing and publishing in global journals, and on preparing research study grant applications. The day-to-day writing sessions will be supported by scholastic coaches and a disciplinary peer group, with protection of liberal arts and social sciences.


  • Through a grant from the British Academy, financial backing is readily available to effective candidates to cover travel expenditures to Ghana from within West Africa, together with lodging and subsistence expenses throughout of the workshop.


  • Open to early profession scientists who are within 5 years of the award of a doctorate at September 1,2019 They will likewise think about last year doctoral prospects;-LRB- ***************).
  • Candidates need to be connected at an acknowledged university in the ECOWAS area (Economic Neighborhood of West African States);-LRB- ***************).
  • Female African scholars are especially motivated to use, offered their underrepresentation in academic community.


Applications will be examined and picked 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 application need to consist of the following:

  • An individual declaration (1-page optimum) describing factors for wanting to go to the composing workshop and the advantages to be gotten;-LRB- ***************).
  • A draft term paper (8,000-10,000 words in English) which contains initial information and initial information analysis, and which is focused on journal submission;-LRB- ***************).
  • A complete CV

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

To learn more, go to Countering Asymmetries in Understanding Production on Africa Composing Workshop

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