African Studies Fellowship for Scholars from Sub-Saharan African Universities

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October 26, 2022 to December 2, 2022
United Kingdom
Subject Fields: 
African History / Studies, Colonial and Post-Colonial History / Studies, Immigration & Migration History / Studies, World History / Studies

Open to a scholar currently affiliated with a university in Sub-Saharan Africa to study the history of this region, making use of the Bodleian’s major holdings of African and Commonwealth archives, including papers from many who served in the Colonial Service. The archives also include papers of workers in agriculture, education and medicine, as well as engineers and missionaries. Organisational archives include those of the Anti-Slavery Society, the Africa Bureau, the Fabian Colonial Bureau and the Anti-Apartheid Movement. Fellows will normally be invited during one University of Oxford term. The Fellowship is for a maximum of 2.5 months, the fellowship is offered in partnership with Oriel College and the Rhodes Trust.

Contact Info: 

Rachel Naismith

Administrative Assistant for Visiting Scholars

Bodleian Visiting Fellows Programm

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