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Research Grant Opportunities: Eighth Annual ASMEA Conference

The Association for the Study of the Middle East and Africa (ASMEA) is pleased to announce its 2015 Research Grants Program. Grants of up to $2500 will be awarded to qualified professors and students engaged in the study of the Middle East and Africa.

The deadline to submit a grant application is March 2, 2015. Find an overview of the guidelines for submission below:

CfA Summer Academy "World Scripts: Concepts and Practices of Writing from a Comparative Perspective" in Cape Town

In the framework of the research program Zukunftsphilologie: Revisiting the Canons of Textual Scholarship, the Forum Transregionale Studien and the Max Weber Stiftung – German Humanities Institutes Abroad in cooperation with the University of Cape Town and the French Institute South Africa invite applications for an international Summer Academy to take place at the University of Cape Town, September 4—14, 2015, entitled World Scripts: Concepts and Practices of Writing from a Comparative Perspective.

New Publication: 'Migration, Space and Transnational Identities: The British in South Africa' (Palgrave)

Dear colleagues,

Please see the following new publication announcement that may be of interest:

Daniel Conway (Open) and Pauline Leonard (Southampton)
'Migration, Space and Transnational Identities: The British in South Africa' (2014, Palgrave Macmillan)

AHP Releases Reinvigorating the Humanities in Africa

On June 7, 2014, the ACLS African Humanities Program convened a Forum on the Humanities in Africa at the University of South Africa in Pretoria.  At the AHP/Unisa forum, leading academics on the continent assessed the consequences of the marginalization of the humanities and offered suggestions to reverse this trend.

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