2021 LUCAS-LAHRI Virtual Research Fellowships Scheme for Academics in Africa

Deadline: March 8, 2021.

The Leeds University Centre for African Studies (LUCAS), in collaboration with the Leeds Arts and Humanities Research Institute (LAHRI), is pleased to announce a limited number of short-term virtual research fellowships for 2021.

The Virtual Research Fellowships are short-term (three-month) fellowships for academics based at institutions on the African continent, who through these positions will be given an opportunity to undertake a well-defined piece of research in collaboration with academics at Leeds. Each fellowship comes with an award of £1,000, to be used by the applicant for research expenses and/or buy-out from teaching duties at their institution.

ELIGIBILITY

  1. Candidates who have completed their PhD by the application deadline at any university are eligible, as long as they are currently based at an academic institution on the African continent.
  2. Proposals from Arts, Humanities, humanistic Social Sciences and adjacent disciplines are welcome as long as they broadly and critically engage with the theme of “African Knowledges for Global Challenges”.
  3. Applicants will have to confirm that a University of Leeds academic member of staff has agreed to support their application.

BENEFIT

Each fellowship comes with an award of £1,000, to be used by the applicant for research expenses and/or buy-out from teaching duties at their institution.

OFFICIAL LINK: https://lucas.leeds.ac.uk/news/lucas-lahri-virtual-research-fellowships-scheme/

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