September 21, 2015

Africa-Asia: A New Axis of Knowledge, September 24-26

The Association for Asian Studies in Africa (A-Asia), founded in October 2012, will hold the inaugural meeting in Accra, Ghana on September 24-26. Sixty years after the Bandung conference, in which heads of African and Asian states gathered at the invitation of Indonesia’s President Sukarno, the 2015 Accra meeting is set to reflect the considerable changes that [Read More]

May 13, 2014

A Report on Mining Investments and Education Outcomes in South Africa

Johannesburg, South Africa—Neissan Besharati, a former fellow from the Next Generation Social Sciences in Africa Program, will present a study jointly undertaken by Anglo Platinum, the South African Institute of International Affairs (SAIIA), Umalusi (Council for Assurance for Quality Assurance in General and Further Education), and the University of Witswatersrand School of Government on the impact [Read More]

July 23, 2013

Announcing the Second Cohort

New York, NY—The Social Science Research Council (SSRC) has named thirty-six new fellows to the Next Generation Social Sciences in Africa program. Fellows were selected for the quality and originality of their work in the fields of peace, security, and development and for their potential to make significant contributions to the social sciences. This 2013–14 [Read More]

January 27, 2012

Fellowship Program to Produce New Generation of Peace, Security, Development Experts in Africa

New York, NY—African scholars in the social sciences are benefiting from an innovative competition that offers routes to PhD completion around the themes of peace, security and development. Thirty-three scholars nominated today will become Next Generation Social Sciences in Africa Fellows and will receive the institutional and intellectual support needed to develop, research or complete [Read More]