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Teaching Fellow in African Studies and Anthropology

Teaching Fellow in African Studies and Anthropology

Description
This Department of African Studies and Anthropology is advertising for a three-year teaching appointment. The candidate should preferably be an anthropologist (although suitably qualified applicants in other disciplines will be considered) with expertise on any region of Sub-Saharan Africa.
Date:
17/03/2014
The Cadbury Conference 2014 call for papers

The Cadbury Conference 2014 call for papers

Description
This year's theme is 'Class in Africa: a reassessment'.
Date:
06/01/2014
Apply for the Midlands3Cities AHRC Doctoral Training Partnership

Apply for the Midlands3Cities AHRC Doctoral Training Partnership

Description
410 PhD studentships available for a 9 January 2014 deadline.
Date:
17/12/2013
Enduring legacy of Mandela

Enduring legacy of Mandela

Description
Latest Birmingham perspective written by Dr Keith Shear.
Date:
12/12/2013
Print Culture and the First Yoruba Novel

Print Culture and the First Yoruba Novel

Description
Professor Karin Barber's book 'Print Culture and the First Yoruba Novel' has won the Paul Hair Prize for "the best critical edition or translation into English of primary source materials on Africa".
Date:
03/12/2013
Innovation and inter-disciplinarity in the study of Ghana's past

Innovation and inter-disciplinarity in the study of Ghana's past

Description
Dr Kate Skinner (DASA) and Dr Wilson Yayoh (University of Cape Coast) convened a four-day workshop in Ghana on the theme of innovation and inter-disciplinarity in the study of that country's past.
Date:
20/11/2013
College of Arts and Law MA by Research by distance learning

College of Arts and Law MA by Research by distance learning

Description
Following the continued success of our PhD by distance learning, we are very pleased to announce that this mode of study will also be available for our MA by Research programmes from January 2014.
Date:
14/11/2013
Crossroads in African Studies conference report

Crossroads in African Studies conference report

Description
A report on the international conference 'Crossroads in African Studies', which took place on 4-6 September 2013 at the University of Birmingham.
Date:
13/11/2013