African Urban Dynamics Collaborative Research Group - AEGIS

African Urban Dynamics Collaborative Research Group - AEGIS

African Urban Dynamics is a global interdisciplinary research network linking scholars and scholarship on African cities.

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11/01/2024

This month's newsletter is live! Check it out for news about upcoming GUHP events, fellowships, CfP, and new books in Global Urban History: https://bit.ly/GUHPNewsletter

In this month's newsletter we announce an upcoming GUHP public conversation series, "Narrating Urban Lives," which will take place *this Spring*

This series builds on our Dream Conversations & will take place over zoom. Registration & full event details will be shared soon--stay posted!

Postdoctoral Fellow in Urban Studies (Trinity College) - Urban Affairs Association 21/11/2023

Call for Applicants at Trinity College (Hartford):
Post-Doc in Urban Studies with a non-Western and / or global comparative focus.

More info and apply here:

Postdoctoral Fellow in Urban Studies (Trinity College) - Urban Affairs Association Position Description The Center for Urban and Global Studies (CUGS) at Trinity College in Hartford, Connecticut invites applications for the Jeffrey Kelter Postdoctoral Fellowship, beginning in Fall 2024. Supported by endowed funds, this position seeks outstanding recent PhDs to teach and research a...

04/11/2023

📣 Leiden University offers one full Leiden University Excellence Scholarship (LExS) to an African candidate interested in the two-year Research Master African Studies programme; thus non-EEA/non-EFTA applicants. LExS is a prestigious scholarship and includes a fee waiver as well as a monthly allowance. We are inviting candidates to apply for the scholarship for the academic year that starts in September 2024. Deadline: 29 November.
All information about the procedure can be found on this web page: 👉🏾 https://www.ascleiden.nl/news/opportunity-lexs-scholarship-research-master-african-studies-2024-2026

Timeline photos 07/10/2023

Are you an early career researcher from Africa?
The workshop programme is now open for applications!

Deadline 8 November 2023
Details https://buff.ly/3Q73iBG

02/10/2023

Calling all early-career researchers in East and Central Africa! 🌍 Join our 'Amplifying African Voices in Peacekeeping and Statebuilding' writing workshop, organized in collaboration with Durham University, and supported by The British Academy. Enhance your academic writing skills and boost your research career. Apply by Oct 5, 2023.

More info: rb.gy/yy4ae

29/09/2023

A great opportunity for early-career researchers working in East and Central Africa!

Calling all early-career researchers in East and Central Africa! 🌍 Join our 'Amplifying African Voices in Peacekeeping and Statebuilding' writing workshop, organized in collaboration with Durham University, and supported by The British Academy. Enhance your academic writing skills and boost your research career. Apply by Oct 5, 2023.

More info: rb.gy/yy4ae

29/09/2023
MA in Sustainable Urban Practice - African Centre for Cities 17/07/2023

MA in Sustainable Urban Practice - African Centre for Cities The complex, multi-dimensional demands of our rapidly urbanising world require holistic, inter-disciplinary thinking and practice. However traditional professional paradigms and often-siloed institutions seem doomed to replicate the entrenched patterns and practices of path-dependent urban infrastru...

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Check out this call for book chapters on infrastructure in Africa

18/05/2023

Join GUHP, CUH Leicester, and the Institute for Urban Futures for a talk on the urban Anthropocene by Carl Nightingale, in person at University of Leicester and virtually on Google Meet, May 23, 12 pm UTC.

Learn more and register: https://bit.ly/LeicesterAnthropocene

Call for papers - City and Environment Interactions | ScienceDirect.com by Elsevier 21/04/2023

CALL FOR PAPERS: contribute to a special issue on the theme, "Digital Transitions and Environmental Challenges in African Cities."

Deadline: June 30, 2023.

More info available here: https://www.sciencedirect.com/journal/city-and-environment-interactions/about/call-for-papers -transitions-and-environmental-challenges-of-african-cities

Call for papers - City and Environment Interactions | ScienceDirect.com by Elsevier Read the latest articles of City and Environment Interactions at ScienceDirect.com, Elsevier’s leading platform of peer-reviewed scholarly literature

06/04/2023

Call for Applicants:

Malmö University (Sweden) seeks candidates for a Senior Lecturer (Assistant Professor) position in the Built Environment with a focus on urban sustainability.

Deadline: June 11, 2023.

More info here: https://web103.reachmee.com/ext/I005/1015/job?site=7&lang=UK&validator=e5819a4704cd849685049472c0c17895&job_id=2889

Professor in Built environment with a focus on urban sustainability About Malmö University Malmö University is an innovative, urban and international institute of higher education, located

RC21 Board nominations: send your candidate proposals! | RC21 Research Committee 21 03/04/2023

Call for Board Members:
The Research Committee 21 on Sociology of Urban and Regional Development (RC21) of the International Sociological Association is currently looking for new RC21 board members. It’s very important to the RC21 that we have global representation. We ask that interested scholars with some previous ties to the RC21 give serious consideration to applying!
http://www.rc21.org/en/rc21-board-nominations-send-your-candidate-proposals/

Deadline is April 30.

RC21 Board nominations: send your candidate proposals! | RC21 Research Committee 21 RC21 Board nominations: send your candidate proposals! RC21 has a rotation system for its board, so we have open spots coming up! We open the nomination process for nine members of the Board of RC21. If you’d like to become a Board member (or would like to nominate someone), please send your candi...

African Guest Researchers’ Scholarship Programme - The Nordic Africa Institute 23/03/2023

CALL FOR APPLICANTS: Guest Researcher Fellowship at the Nordic Africa Institute (Uppsala, Sweden) for Early Career Researchers based in Africa.

Deadline: March 31, 2023

https://nai.uu.se/opportunities/scholarships/african-guest-researchers-scholarship-programme.html?fbclid=IwAR3yQdbsNTV5GP_t95y3P1xQ11s3vCw5DvQmDWHxAvuPHJhTApA9ahR6kXA

African Guest Researchers’ Scholarship Programme - The Nordic Africa Institute An opportunity for early career researchers in Africa to pursue their own research projects in the fields of Social Sciences and Humanities. The scholarship offers access to the Institute's library and other resources that provide for a stimulating research environment.

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