Punjab Research Group

CISA Mellon Doctoral and Post Doctoral Fellowships

Posted in PhD Studentship, Research Fellowships by Pippa on February 16, 2010

Mellon Fellowships: Doctoral (2) and Postdoctoral  (2), on themes of the Indian Ocean and Histories of the Global South, The Centre for Indian Studies in Africa, University of Witwatersrand, South Africa.

The Centre for Indian Studies in Africa and the Mellon Chair in Indian Studies at the University of Witwatersrand, Johannesburg calls for applications for two Post doctoral and two Ph.D. fellowships around the themes of the Indian Ocean and Histories of the Global South. The Centre( http://www.cisa-wits.org.za ) is interested in promoting interdisciplinary and comparative transnational work looking at the connected histories of colonialism, capital, labour, religion as well as post colonial ideologies and formations in Africa, Asia and South East Asia. Selected candidates will work closely with the Director of the Centre and the Chair in Indian Studies on their own research and the intellectual agenda of the Centre in terms of workshops and conferences.

To apply: Submit applications with a detailed CV, a statement of proposed research (1500 words maximum) and three letters of reference to:

Merle Govind, The Centre for Indian Studies in Africa c/o African Literature Department, University of the Witwatersrand, Private Bag 3 Wits 2050, Johannesburg, South Africa. or electronic applications can be sent to: Merle.Govind@wits.ac.za

Further details: www.cisa-wits.org.za Closing date: 15 March 2010

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