The University of London's Centre of African Studies is the largest centre of expertise on Africa outside Africa. Founded in 1965 at SOAS, University of London, where its administration is still based, since 1991 the Centre has assumed formal responsibility for co-ordinating, stimulating and promoting interdisciplinary study, research and discussion on Africa within the University; and promoting a wider awareness of African issues.
The Centre is supported by:
The Centre of African Studies & SOAS in partnership with the Mo Ibrahim Foundation run this initiative with the aim of building skills, developing talent, and enabling Africans to improve the quality of governance in their countries. The programme has four strands:
- PhD Scholarships at SOAS
- MSc Scholarships at SOAS
- Residential Schools in Africa
- Governance Conversations media content (governanceinafrica.org)
The Centre of African Studies invites applications from Nigerian academics to take part in a scheme of collaborative research funded by the Leventis Foundation.
Please note: Applicants must be Nigerian nationals residing in Nigeria
Leventis Fellowship further details
Now more than 100 years old, the Royal African Society today is Britain's primary Africa organisation, promoting Africa's cause. Through its journal, African Affairs, and by organising meetings, discussions and other activities, the Society strengthens links between Africa and Britain and encourages understanding of Africa and its relations with the rest of the world. The Society has about 1000 members at present with branches in Bristol and Scotland. It has offices in the London International Development Centre (LIDC) in Gordon Square, London and maintains close links with the Centre of African Studies at the University of London, the African Studies Association of the UK and with the Centre of African Studies, Edinburgh University.
For more info please visit RAS website: www.royalafricansociety.org