The Centre of African Studies of the University of London invites applications from Nigerian academics to take part in the Leventis Fellowship for Nigerian Academics; a scheme of collaborative research funded by the Leventis Foundation in 2023.

The Leventis Research Co-operation Programme is devised to assist younger scholars to develop their research interests in collaboration with their counterparts in London. Applicants are invited to apply to spend three months as visitors of the Centre of African Studies in order to pursue their research in libraries and archives and to participate in the intellectual life of the Centre.

Worth of Award

Applicants are invited to apply to spend three months as visitors of the Centre of African Studies in order to pursue their research in libraries and archives and to participate in the intellectual life of the Centre.

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Eligibility

The scheme might be particularly appropriate for scholars working up a PhD thesis into publishable form.

How to Apply

To be considered for the fellowship, applicants should send the following documents via email to [email protected]

  • A complete curriculum vitae (maximum 2 pages)
  • A statement of current research interests (of not more than 1,000 words) specifying the aims to be achieved during the research period in London
  • One academic reference letter supporting the application (sent directly from the email account of the referee to [email protected])
  • Applications are considered by a Steering Committee in London. Emails will be sent to the applicants informing them of the Committee’s decision soon after the deadline.

Email applications are preferable, but if you are unable to send your application by email, please post it to:

Ms Angelica Baschiera
Centre of African studies
SOAS University of London
Thornhaugh Street
Russell Square
London WC1H 0XG
United Kingdom

Deadline: Applications for Leventis Fellowship Nigerian Academics close March 31, 2023

 

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