News

February 2016

February 4th 2016
In a piece at Kujenga Amani, Next Generation Social Sciences in Africa Doctoral Dissertation Research and Proposal fellow Yusuf K. Serunkuma (2015 and 2014) responds to recent conflict in East Africa with “Burundi: The Problem with ‘Give War a Chance’” →

October 2015

October 14th 2015
Applications for Next Generation Social Sciences in Africa doctoral dissertation proposal, research, and completion fellowships for early-career faculty in Ghana, Kenya, Nigeria, South Africa, Tanzania, and Uganda are due November 13 →

November 2014

November 4th 2014
In the latest Voices video at Next Generation Social Sciences: Doctoral Dissertation Proposal and Doctoral Dissertation Research fellow Madelein Stoffberg (2012 and 2013) discusses her research on architects as agents of change in community centers in South Africa →

October 2014

October 17th 2014
The Next Generation Social Sciences in Africa 2014–15 cohort is composed of 43 fellows working on a range of timely topics, including traditional peacebuilding mechanisms in northern Nigeria, food sovereignty in Tanzania, and rural livelihood patterns in post-conflict northern Uganda →

August 2014

August 4th 2014
Next Generation Social Sciences in Africa is now accepting applications for doctoral dissertation proposal, research, and completion fellowships from early-career faculty in Ghana, Nigeria, South Africa, Tanzania, and Uganda (deadline December 1) →

July 2013

July 25th 2013
Now accepting fellowship applications: Next Generation Social Sciences in Africa (deadline: December 1) →
July 23rd 2013
SSRC Press Release: Next Generation Social Sciences in Africa program announces 2013–14 cohort, selecting 36 new African Fellows for graduate training support →

November 2012

November 20th 2012
The Next Generation Social Sciences in Africa: Doctoral Dissertation Proposal Fellowship competition closes in just a few weeks. Deadline: December 8 →