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Africa Institute Research Fellowships
Fellowship Sharjah

Africa Institute Research Fellowships

DEADLINE:15 July 2021

The Africa Institute, a globally oriented centre for research, documentation, study and teaching of Africa and its diaspora in the humanities and social sciences located in Sharjah, UAE, organizes a Research Fellowships Programme. Conceived as a research-based think-tank and a postgraduate studies institution, the Institute will offer both masters and PhD programmes dedicated to training a new generation of critical thinkers in African and African diaspora studies and evolving a new model for academic research, teaching and documentation in the field.


  • Emerging scholars whose work focuses on visual and performance studies and intersections with discourses of art history, performance studies and critical humanities.
  • Eligible applicants must have earned their doctoral degree (PhD) within the last five years, prior to assuming the fellowship.


  • Provides the opportunity for both scholars to focus on a research project and participate in ongoing scholarly and intellectual activities during their term at the Institute.
  • GGrants fellows the opportunity to interact with scholars and academics in their area of research with the aim of enriching their scholarly experiences and future projects.