Current Opportunities

Deadline: October 22, 2021

Comprised of individuals working in academic and nonprofit academic–adjacent sectors, the Humane Metrics in the Humanities and Social Sciences (HuMetricsHSS) initiative facilitates the creation of locally relevant values-based frameworks that …

Deadline: November 4, 2021

The Mellon International Dissertation Research Fellowship (IDRF) offers six to twelve months of support to graduate students in the humanities and humanistic social sciences who are enrolled in PhD programs in the …

Deadline: December 7, 2021

The Social Science Research Council, with the support of NEH, invites applications from colleges, universities, and nonprofit humanities research or educational organizations (with 501(c)(3) status) located in the United States …

Deadline: February 1, 2022

Launched in March 2012, the African Peacebuilding Network (APN) supports independent African research on conflict-affected countries and neighboring regions of the continent, as well as the integration of African knowledge …

Deadline: February 1, 2022

The Next Generation Social Sciences in Africa program, launched in 2011, responds to an emerging dilemma within higher education in the global South caused by the extraordinary emphasis on increasing …

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Fellow Publications

Supporting more than 900 individual scholars each year, the Council’s fellowships and grants fund innovative, impactful research engaging with themes ranging from the state of democracy in the US and security in Africa and Latin America to the long-term effects of the Covid-19 pandemic. Explore insights and emerging research in the social sciences from SSRC fellows and grantees.

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Cairo Since 1900: An Architectural Guide
Elshahed, Mohamed

The city of a thousand minarets is also the city of eclectic modern constructions, turn-of-the-century revivalism and romanticism, concrete expressionism, and modernist design. Yet while much has been published on …

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