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From: Mauch, Christof <email@example.com>
Date: Mon, 7 Aug 2023 at 08:08
Subject: Call for Applications for MIASA Fellowships in the Academic Year 2024/25
To: <firstname.lastname@example.org>, <email@example.com>, <firstname.lastname@example.org>, <email@example.com>
Our sister institute, the Merian Institute in Ghana, is offering fellowships. They specifically asked us to distribute this call among RCC fellows and alumni.
The Merian Institute for Advanced Studies in Africa (MIASA) invites applications for different types of residential fellowships at the University of Ghana.The Institute offers time and space for supporting innovative academic projects in the Humanities and Social Sciences of top international quality. MIASA supports these projects via different kinds of fellowships: individual fellowships, tandem fellowships with one tandem partner from Germany and the other from Africa, and fellowships as members of Interdisciplinary Fellow Groups (IFG). In addition, MIASA invites artists to interact with and accompany fellows in their ongoing research at the institute. From 2021 until 2026, MIASA will grant some 20 fellowships per year in total.
For the Academic Year 2024/25 MIASA is offering:
- up to 10 Individual Residential Fellowships. Earliest starting date for fellowships is June 2024. Application deadline is 31 August 2023.
- up to two Tandem Residential Fellowships. Earliest starting date for fellowships is June 2024. Application deadline is 31 August 2023.
- Interdisciplinary Fellow Groups (IFGs) for the Academic Year 2024/25. Deadline for the submission of preproposals is 14 August 2023.
- up to two Artist in Residence Fellowships between March 2024 and June 2025. Application deadline is 15 September 2023.
MIASA is broadly dedicated to research in the Humanities and Social Sciences, with ‘Sustainable Governance’ as its central topic. Overarching aims of MIASA are working towards a reduction of global asymmetries in knowledge production and bridging the cultural divide between anglophone, francophone and lusophone Africa. MIASA, established in 2018, serves as a hub for exchange, networking and collaboration amongst leading researchers from Germany, Ghana, the African and European continents, and beyond. It is located on the beautiful campus of the University of Ghana at Legon (Accra).
For more information on MIASA see: https://www.ug.edu.gh/mias-africa/
Please share the calls with interested researchers and artists in your networks.
The MIASA team
Call for Applications for MIASA Fellowships in the Academic Year 2024/25