Doctoral scholarship available on China-Africa relations

01 Jun 2016
Doctoral scholarship available on China-Africa relations

African Governance and Space (AFRIGOS) is a five-year project examining transport corridors, border towns and port cities in four regions of Africa. Applications are now invited for a four-year doctoral scholarship to work as part of the AFRIGOS team on China-Africa relations in transport infrastucture development and regional integration.

The deadline for applications is 21 June 2016. Click here for further details.

The project is based at the University of Edinburgh's Centre for African Studies and led by Prof. Paul Nugent. The AFRIGOS team also includes Senior Research Fellows Dr. Wolfgang Zeller and Dr. Jose-Maria Munoz. Additionally, two postdoctoral fellows and a doctoral student will be hired for the project during 2016. Posts will be advertised during June 2016.

AFRIGOS builds on Paul's and Wolfgang's previous work, respectively as Chairman and Coordinator of the African Borderlands Research Network (ABORNE). Starting in January 2016, the project is funded with 2.5 million Euros by the European Research Council’s Advanced Grant scheme. 

AFRIGOS receives critical feedback and guidance from a 4-person Advisory Board comprised of Prof. Karine BennaflaProf. Gregor DoblerDr. Mohamadou Abdoul and Dr. Olivier Walther.

A more detailed description of AFRIGOS is available here.

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