News

August 2014

August 26th 2014
Next Generation Social Sciences in Africa program director Thomas Asher will moderate a panel at the Africa-America Institute's inaugural State of Education in Africa conference, to be held September 9 in New York City (open to the public) →
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) →

June 2014

June 13th 2014
In the latest Voices video at Next Generation Social Sciences, Africa fellow Richard Mbunda (2013 and 2014) discusses the concept of food sovereignty and its potential for impact on agricultural development and sustainability in Tanzania →

May 2014

May 19th 2014
Announcing Next Generation Social Sciences, a digital demonstration of the Next Generation Social Sciences in Africa program model, featuring the program's fellows and their work →

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 →

July 2012

July 30th 2012
Next Generation Social Sciences in Africa announces call for proposals for 2012 Dissertation Fellowships

January 2012

January 27th 2012
The Next Generation Social Sciences in Africa Program announces inaugural cohort of Fellows