The Department of Peace and Conflict Research and the Nordic Africa Institute invite applications to the Claude Ake Visiting Chair. The Chair is intended for scholars who, like Claude Ake, combine a profound commitment to scholarship with a strong advocacy for social justice. The Chair is open to social scientists working at African universities with problems related to war, peace, conflict resolution, human rights, democracy and development on the African continent.
Eligibility: Applicants should be internationally recognized senior scholars with professorial competence in their respective fields of expertise. Normally, this translates to Professor, Associate Professor, or their equivalence. The Chair holder is expected to spend three (3) months in Uppsala in the time-span mid-August to mid December. Applications from female candidates are encouraged.
Number of Awardees: 1
Value of Scholarship: The awardee is entitled to a tax-free stipend/scholarship of 20 000 SEK/month. The total amount is calculated according to the number of days spent in Uppsala. In addition, travel costs and accommodation for the holder of the position, and if relevant, his/her accompanying spouse/ significant other, are covered by the grant. The Chair holder is provided office space at the DPCR and NAI, and basic office equipment
Duration of Scholarship: 3 months
How to Apply: Visit link below.