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The Centre of African Studies Visiting Fellowship

Visiting research fellowships 2017-18

With generous support from the A G Leventis Foundation, the Centre of African Studies is able to appoint two visiting research fellows from disciplines in the humanities and social sciences each year.

The aim of the fellowships is to enable visiting academics to spend six months calendar months between October and March focusing on their research and writing, whilst based at the Centre of African Studies in Cambridge. 

The call for applications for 2017-18 has now closed and details of appointments will be posted here in due course.

 


Visiting research fellows 2016-17

Dr George Bob-Milliar

Senior lecturer in the Department of History and Political Studies at Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Kumasi, Ghana

(Supported by the A.G.Leventis Foundation)

Dr Hassan Mwakimako

Associate Professor in the Department of Philosophy and Religious Studies at Pwani University, Kilifi, Kenya

(Supported by the Centre of African Studies)


Visiting research Fellows 2015-16

Dr Christine Noe

Senior lecturer in the Department of Human Geography at the University of Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

(Supported by the A.G. Leventis Foundation)

Dr Duncan Omanga

Lecturer in the Department of Publishing and Media Studies at Moi University, Kenya

(Supported by the Centre of African Studies)


Visiting research fellows 2014-15

Professor Danwood Mzikenge Chirwa

Head of the Department of Public Law, Professor and jJunior fellow of the University of Cape Town, South Africa

(Supported by the Smuts Memorial Fund)

Dr Benson A Mulemi

Senior lecturer in the Department of Social Sciences, Catholic University of Eastern Africa, Nairobi, Kenya

(Supported by the A.G. Leventis Foundation)


Visiting research fellows 2013-14

Dr Egodi Uchendu

Department of History and International Studies, University of Nigeria
(Supported by the A.G. Leventis Foundation)

Dr Ferdinand Okwaro

Institute of Anthropology Gender and African Studies, University of Nairobi, Kenya
(Supported by the Smuts Memorial Fund)