AFRICAN STUDIES CENTER - UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA
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CONFERENCE: DEFINING SECURITY IN AN INSECURE WORLD: RADICALISM,
TERRORISM, AND STATE RESPONSES, West Virginia, USA (March 3-5, 2005) The History Department of West Virginia University will host its bi-annual Rush Holt History Conference. The topic is "Defining Security in an Insecure World: Radicalism, Terrorism, and State Responses." This conference will focus on the current climate of insecurity and radicalism in the world. For more information, visit: http://www.h-net.org/announce/show.cgi?ID=138222
CONFERENCE: RECENT RESEARCH ON AFRICAN ARCHAEOLOGY IN BRITAIN AND
IRELAND, Manchester University, England (April 9, 2005) Papers on any aspect of African archaeology are welcome. For more information, contact Sarah Croucher (email@example.com).
CONFERENCE: THE EIGHTH ANNUAL MEETING OF THE NATIONAL COUNCIL OF LESS COMMONLY
TAUGHT LANGUAGES, THE YEAR OF LANGUAGES: EXPANDING THE PRESENCE OF LESS COMMONLY TAUGHT LANGUAGES, Madison, Wisconsin, USA (April 15-17,2005). For more information, contact NCOLCTL at 608-265-7903.
CONFERENCE: FURTHERING THE GLOBALIZATION DEBATE: CROSS REGIONAL COMPARISONS,
Montreal, Quebec, Canada (April 27-May 1, 2005) This Canadian Council of Area Studies Learned Societies (CCASLS) conference is an attempt to integrate the academy with NGOs and policy makers; to bring together scholars from different regions and perspectives. Sub-themes are: 1) Theorizing the integration of Area Studies; 2) Capitalism and the New World Order; 3) Historicizing Globalization; 4) Social Inequality and Social Cohesion; 5) Health, Disease and Society; 6) Globalization and the International Division of Labour; and 7) National and Cultural Sovereignty. For more information, visit: http://ccasls.concordia.cia.
CONFERENCE: INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON THE UNITED STATES AND WEST AFRICA,
Arlington, Texas, USA (April 28-30, 2005) The University of Texas at Arlington will host this conference on historical and contemporary relations between the United States and West Africa. The major themes are: the Transatlantic Slave Trade, African Americans and West Africa, United States Foreign Policy Towards West Africa, United States Business Relations with West Africa, the New West African Diaspora in the United States. For more information, contact Dr. Alusine Jolloh (Jalloh@uta.edu).
CONFERENCE: AEGIS EUROPEAN CONFERENCE ON AFRICAN STUDIES,
London, England (June 29-July 3, 2005)
CONFERENCE: PRIVATE MILITARY COMPANIES AND GLOBAL CIVIL SOCIETY:
ETHICS, THEORY AND PRACTICE, University of KwaZulu-Natal, South
Africa (July 14-16, 2005)
CONFERENCE: THIRD INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON NEW DIRECTIONS IN THE HUMANITIES,
Cambridge, England (August 2-5, 2005)
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CALL FOR PAPERS: THE HISTORICAL SOCIETY: GLOBALIZATION, EMPIRE, AND IMPERIALISM
IN HISTORICAL PERSPECTIVE, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA (Early June, 2005) *The submission deadline is January 31, 2005. The conference will systematically analyze specific historical episodes/manifestations of globalization, empire, and imperialism across space and time. For more information, contact firstname.lastname@example.org or call (617) 358-0260.
CALL FOR PAPERS: BEYOND IMPERIAL CENTRE AND COLONIAL PERIPHERY,
RECONNECTING THE GLOBAL AND THE LOCAL, Cambridge, England (March 11-12, 2005) * The submission deadline is January 31st, 2005. This is an interdisciplinary postgraduate/post-doctorate conference organized by the World History Workshop, University of Cambridge. This conference seeks to explore new ways of understanding the global movement of ideas and information. Moving beyond the problematic ideas of the 'centre' and 'periphery' which have dominated the recent historiography of the extra-European world, it will explore exchanges between colonisers and colonised, and between Atlantic, African and Asian colonial spheres. For more information, visit: http://pages.britishlibrary.net/world.history, or contact Rachel Berger(email@example.com) or Michael Lewis (firstname.lastname@example.org).
CALL FOR PAPERS: SOUTHERN AFRICA AND THE WORLD: THE LOCAL, THE REGIONAL, AND THE
GLOBAL IN HISTORIC PERSPECTIVE, Cape Town, South Africa (June 26-29, 2005). *The submission deadline is February 1, 2005. The Society wishes to highlight debates on such topics as: liberation struggles and the limits of liberation; history and heritage; post-colonial and post-nationalist historiographies; and new methodologies for teaching and researching history in the 21st century. For more information, visit: http://www.web.uct.ac.za/depts/history/sahs/
CALL FOR PAPERS: REACHING THE MARGINS: THE COLONIAL AND POST-COLONIAL LIVES OF
THE BOOK, 1765-2005, London, England (November 3-5, 2005) *The submission deadline is March 1, 2005. The Colonial and Postcolonial Book History research groups on the Open University, in association with the Institute of English Studies (University of London), invite papers for this international conference. Primary focus will be on Asia, Africa, and Australiasia. Highlighted themes will include: publishing and the colonial system; publishing Commonwealth literature; missionary publishing houses; censorship and copyright; distribution and the transportation network; imperial archives and current research; etc. For more information, visit: email@example.com.
CALL FOR PAPERS: KNOWLEDGE AND SCIENCE IN AFRICA, CONFERENCE OF THE AFRICAN
STUDIES ASSOCIATION IN GERMANY (VAD), Frankfurt am Main, (July 13-16, 2006) *The submission deadline is March 20, 2005. The "African Studies Association in Germany" meets every two years to discuss current developments and the status of research in Africa within the framework of an international conference. At the conference planned for 2006, various conceptions of "knowledge" in the broadest sense are to be dealt with, whereby local concepts of knowledge are to play just as much a role as the knowledge accumulated and institutionalized by academics. Central topics are the production, dissemination, and preservation of knowledge. For more information, visit: http://www.vad-ev.de/2006/fs_vad_eng.htm
CALL FOR PAPERS: THE SOUTH AFRICAN HISTORICAL SOCIETY BIENNIAL CONFERENCE,
SOUTHERN AFRICA AND THE WORLD, THE LOCAL, THE REGIONAL AND THE GLOBAL IN HISTORICAL PERSPECTIVE, Cape Town, South Africa (June 26-29, 2005) Any proposals for papers, panels and roundtables are invited, but the Society is especially interested in those that relate to themes in the history of the southern African region. The Society, which may change its name to the Southern African Historical Society next year, wishes to highlight debates on such topics as liberation struggles and the limits of liberation history and heritage post-colonial and post-nationalist historiographies new methodologies for teaching and researching history in the 21st century, including the use of film and video and digitisation. For more information, visit: http://www.uct.ac.za/depts/history/sahs.
CALL FOR PAPERS: THE JOURNAL OF THE NATIONAL COUNCIL OF LESS COMMONLY TAUGHT
CALL FOR CONTRIBUTORS: ENCYLOPEDIA OF GLOBAL PERSPECTIVES ON THE UNITED STATES
Berkshire Publishing Group and CQ Press are preparing the Encyclopedia of Global
Perspectives on the United States for publication in June 2005. The encyclopedia
will explore the role and image of the United States from the viewpoints of the
peoples and nations of the world. The editor is searching for African scholars
to contribute articles on the African nations that are still unassigned. The
articles will include historical coverage as well as a contemporary analysis of
that nation's relations with the United States. The unassigned nations in Africa
are: Burkina Faso, Central African Republic, Cote d'Ivoire, Equatorial Guinea,
Gabon, Guinea, Libya, Malawi, Mali, Mauritania, Mauritius, and Tunisia. For
more information, contact Karen
FELLOWSHIPS, SCHOLARSHIPS & GRANT OPPORTUNITIES
FELLOWSHIP: HUMANITIES AND INTERNATIONAL STUDIES FELLOWSHIPS,
FELLOWSHIP: WILLIAMS COLLEGE POSTDOCTORAL FELLOWSHIP IN ART OF SUB-SAHARAN
AFRICA AND/OR ART OF THE AFRICAN DIASPORA *Review of applications begins January 31, 2005 Williams College invites applications for a two-year Mellon Postdoctoral Fellowship for new Ph.D.'s to begin in the fall of 2005 in the art of sub-Saharan Africa and/or the art of the African Diaspora. submit a letter of application, c.v., a graduate school transcript, three letters of recommendation, and a brief description of teaching interests. Review of applications will begin on January 31, 2005 and continue until the search is completed. Send application materials to: Michael A. Glier, Department of Art , Lawrence Hall, Williams College, Williamstown, MA 01267. For more information, visit: http://chronicle.com/jobs/id.php?id=314565&pg=s&cc=
DISSERTATION FELLOWSHIP: GUGGENHEIM (HARRY FRANK) FOUNDATION
*Application deadline is February 1, 2005 Support for individuals to complete the writing of doctoral dissertations in field that will increase understanding of the causes, manifestations, and control of violence, aggression, and dominance. For more information, visit: http://www.hfg.org/df/guidelines.htm
FELLOWSHIP: ROCKEFELLER POST-DOCTORAL FELLOWSHIP, DARTMOUTH COLLEGE
*Application deadline is February 15, 2005. The Women's and Gender Studies Program (WGST) at Dartmouth College seeks candidates to nominate for the Rockefeller Post-Doctoral Fellowship for the academic year 2005-2006. The successful candidate from WGST will be forwarded to a larger pool of applicants drawn from social science departments, interdisciplinary programs, and research groups within the Rockefeller Center. The fellowship is a nine-month commitment, with the possibility of renewal. The term of appointment is September 1, 2005, through June 30, 2006. Candidates must have research interests in women and/or gender studies and some aspect of public policy, and be eligible to teach a course for the Public Policy Minor that may also be cross-listed in the department/program. To apply, send C.V. and a brief statement of no more than two pages describing the fellow's research and likely contribution to the scholarly community at Dartmouth to Judith Byfield, Chair, Women's and Gender Studies Program, 6038 Carpenter Hall, Hanover, NH 03755-3570, 603-646-2722 (tel) and 603-646-3761 (fax).
FELLOWSHIP: MELLON POST-DOCTORAL FELLOWSHIP, HAVERFORD COLLEGE
*Application deadline is February 18, 2005 Commencing fall 2005 for scholars researching violence and terrorism in literary, autobiographical, philosophical, political, or religious discourses, or visual media. Area of pecialization is open. During each of the four semesters of his/her time at Haverford College, the Fellow also will teach one intermediate or advanced level course. Applicants should submit two brief course proposals relating to their areas of interest, one for a broad-based introductory or intermediate-level course, the other for a specialized or advanced course. Candidates who have received the Ph.D. in 2000 at the earliest or who have completed the requirements for the Ph.D. by the application deadline of February 18, 2005 are eligible. For more information, contact Emily Cronin (firstname.lastname@example.org).
RESEARCH AFFILIATE PROGRAM: CENTER FOR AFRICAN STUDIES, UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA
*Application deadline is February 28, 2005 Two one-month appointments available to African specialists at institutions with limited African-related materials in order to take advantage of the resources of the University of Florida libraries and/or for faculty to increase their expertise on Africa or develop new courses on Africa through contact with Africanist colleagues at UF. For more information, contact Dr. Agnes Ngoma Leslie, Outreach Director/RAP, Center for African Studies, P.O. Box 115560, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL 32611-2037' email@example.com (email).
FELLOWSHIP: THREATENED SCHOLARS, INSTITUTE OF INTERNATIONAL EDUCATION
*Application deadline is April 1, 2005
FELLOWSHIP: FORD FOUNDATION FELLOWSHIPS FOR INTERNATIONAL POST-BACCALAUREATE
FELLOWSHIP: ROCKEFELLER FOUNDATION HUMANITIES FELLOWSHIPS
These fellowships support scholars and writers engaged in research on global social and cultural issues relating to diversity, sustainability, and civil society. For more information, visit: http://www.rockfound.org
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ONLINE COURSE: GENDER AND CONFLICT TRANSFORMATION
This four-week course from The Network University will run from January 24 till February 18, 2005. This course brings together worldwide expertise on the relationship between gender and conflict transformation. The course uses a variety of interactive methods that stimulate thinking and exchange. For more information, visit: http://www.netuni.nl/demos/genderconflict
COURSE: HUMAN RIGHTS ADVOCACY AND THE GLOBAL ECONOMY
*Application deadline is March 1.
PROGRAM: CODESRIA RESEARCH AND POLICY DIALOGUE PROGRAMME
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MULTIPLE ACADEMIC POSITIONS, AMERICAN UNIVERSITY OF NIGERIA
*Review of applications will begin immediately. American University (Washington, D.C.) and ABTI-American University of Nigeria seek a dynamic and innovative team to establish and lead AAUN, a new private university in northeast Nigeria that is envisioned to be a model for Africa. Candidates for the following positions are desired: Senior management: Vice President of Finance and Administration, Vice President for Development and Public Relations, Dean of the School of Arts and Sciences, Dean of the School of Entrepreneurial Studies and Business Management, and Dean of the School of Information Technology and Communication; Administrative Positions: University Librarian, Registrar, Director of Admissions, and Director of Human Resources; and Faculty: College Writing and ESL, Business Management, Leadership and Ethics, Mathematics and Statistics, Economics, Communications, Information Technology, Natural Sciences, Humanities, and Social Sciences. For more information, contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
ASSISTANT PROFESSOR, HISTORY, GEORGIA SOUTHWESTERN STATE UNIVERSITY
*Review of applications will begin immediately Candidates must be able to teach both survey courses in world history and specialized courses in one or more of the following areas: Africa, Asia, Latin America, and the Middle East. For more information, visit: http://www.gsw.edu.
ASSISTANT PROFESSOR, ANTHROPOLOGY, OHIO UNIVERSITY
*Review of applications begin January 3, 2005. Open position to teach undergraduate and graduate courses in anthropology. PhD and the ability to teach some combination of public policy, legal anthropology, development, and human rights/ethics required. send cover letter, CV, publications or other samples of scholarly writing, evidence of teaching effectiveness, three letters of reference and copies of graduate transcripts to AnnCorinne Freter-Abrams, Department of Sociology and Anthropology, Ohio University, Athens, OH 45701-2979.
DIRECTOR, AFRICAN-AMERICAN AND AFRICAN STUDIES, MICHIGAN STATE UNIVERSITY
*Review of applications will begin January 10, 2005. Applicants for the position should have a record of scholarship and teaching that merits appointment in the tenure home department at the rank of professor. A successful director will encourage excellence in teaching and scholarship in African American and African Studies and themselves have extensive teaching experience and a significant record of research/creative activity, publication, and professional activity. They should demonstrate the personal qualities necessary to lead and manage growing interdisciplinary programs. Applicants should submit a letter of interest and vita to the Chair, AAAS/BADS Search Committee, 1 Morrill Hall, East Lansing, MI 48824. For more information, visit: http://chronicle.com/jobs/id.php?id=315801&pg=s&cc=
HAMAD KHALIFA ENDOWED CHAIR IN ISLAMIC ART, VIRGINIA COMMONWEALTH UNIVERSITY
*Review of applications will begin January 16, 2005. The Department of Art History seeks a candidate who specializes in any aspect of Islamic art history, including contemporary art and architectural history. The VCU School or the Arts operates a branch campus in Doha, Qatar, where a major new Museum of Islamic Art is under construction. Frequent travel to Qatar is anticipated, including the presentation of lectures and symposia in Doha. For more information, visit: http://www.pubinfo.vcu.edu/artweb/History.
ASSISTANT PROFESSOR, POLITICAL SCIENCE, PLYMOUTH STATE UNIVERSITY
*Priority given to applications received before January 31, 2005 The Department of Social Science seeks a candidate able to teach upper-level undergraduate regional politics courses in Middle-East and/or Africa as well as political science methods. Will also teach introductory level courses in international relations and politics. Ph.D in hand by August 2005. For more information, visit: http://chronicle.com/jobs/id.php?id=315337&pg=s&cc. ASSISTANT PROFESSOR, NON-WESTERN HISTORY, UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS AT LOWELL *Review of applications will begin February 1, 2005. The University of Massachusetts Lowell is looking for a candidate in non-Western History since 1750 (excluding China), with research specialty in one or more of the following: Africa, Middle East, and/or South/Southeast Asia. For more information, contact Dr. Joseph Lipchitz, Chair, History Department, University of Massachusetts Lowell, 850 Broadway Street, Suite 3, Lowell, MA 01854-3099.
VISITING ASSISTANT PROFESSOR, GEOGRAPHY, OHIO UNIVERSITY
*Review of applications will begin February 1, 2005. Applicants must have research experience and expertise in Africa and must be able to teach advanced undergraduate and graduate courses. Preference will be given to candidates with a specialization in medical geography, environment, development, or who will contribute to the existing strengths in the department. Completed application must include a letter of application, vita, copy of transcripts, and evidence of research and teaching experience. have three referees forward a letter of professional recommendation. Send applications to Dr. Ronald Isaac, Chair, Department of Geography, Ohio University, Athens, OH 45701-2979; voice: (740)593-1138; Fax: (740) 593-1139; e-mail: email@example.com.
ASSISTANT PROFESSOR, POLITICAL SCIENCE, UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS AT LOWELL
*Review of applications will begin February 1, 2005. The department is looking for a candidate with research and teaching interests in any of a variety of sub-areas including, but not necessarily limited to: security/conflict studies and roots of terrorism; international public policy (encompassing issues such as genocide, human rights, trade and finance, nuclear proliferation, role of NGOs); the politics of Africa and/or East/South Asia and/or the Middle East. For more information, contact Dr. Jeffrey Gerson, Chair of Search Committee, Department of Political Science, University of Massachusetts Lowell, Coburn Hall, 850 Broadway Street, Lowell, MA 01854.
ASSISTANT PROFESSOR, HISTORY, ALVERNO COLLEGE
*Submission deadline is February 15, 2005. The College is seeking a candidate to help develop a three-semester sequence in World History and interdisciplinary Arts and Humanities courses. Preference will be given to candidates with additional field in Africa, the Middle East, or non-US Women's History. For more information, contact Dr. Kevin Casey, Chair, Arts and Humanities Division, Alverno College, P.O. Box 343922, Milwaukee, WI 53234.
ASSISTANT PROFESSOR, HISTORY, SKIDMORE COLLEGE
The department seeks an assistant professor focusing on the history of the British Empire with the ability to teach courses in African, Middle Eastern or India history. For more information, contact Jennifor Delton, Chair, Department of History, File #50, Skidmore College, 815 North Broadway, Saratoga Springs, NY 12866.
ASSISTANT PROFESSOR, AFRICAN HISTORY, OCCIDENTAL COLLEGE
The department welcomes applications for all periods and regions of African History, although it is especially interested in scholars of sub-Saharan Africa who possess a secondary field in the diasporic experiences of African peoples. For more information, visit: http://www.oxy.edu/newfaculty
ASSISTANT PROFESSOR, ENGLISH, KENNESAW STATE UNIVERSITY
The department seks an assistant professor of Twentieth-Century Postcolonial African Literature. For more information, visit: http://www.kennesaw.edu/academicaffairs/ads/joblist.htm.
ASSISTANT PROFESSOR, HISTORY AND PHILOSOPHY, KENNESAW STATE UNIVERSITY
The department seeks an assistant professor of sub-Saharan African history. For
more information, visit:
ASSISTANT PROFESSOR, HISTORY, BRIDGEWATER STATE COLLEGE
The department seeks an assistant professor of sub-Saharan or South Asian history. Duties include teaching upper-division and graduate courses in sub-Saharan African and/or South Asia and lower-division courses in world history. For more information, visit: http://www.bridge.edu/HR/JobList/
ASSISTANT PROFESSOR, ENGLISH, SAGINAW VALLEY STATE UNIVERSITY
The department seeks an assistant professor of post-colonial literature outside of the U.S. and Europe with secondary emphasis in 18th and 19th century British literature highly desired. For more information, contact firstname.lastname@example.org
ASSISTANT PROFESSOR, ART HISTORY, RAMAPO COLLEGE OF NEW JERSEY
The department seeks an assistant professor with a specialty in modern and/or contemporary art and theory. Interests in global/postcolonial art developments (for example, the arts of Africa, Asia, and the African Diaspora) are desirable. For more information, visit: http://www.ramapo.edu/hrjobs.
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AFRICA: EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
The Washington Office On Africa (WOA)'s primary role is to serve as a voice in Washington for its member denominations and faith communities on issues concerning Africa and U.S.-Africa policy. Thus an essential mission of the Executive Director is to brief Africa secretaries and others on critical legislation and policy issues on the Washington agenda and to reflect the views of its sponsoring members in debate. The Executive Director is responsible for overseeing the programs, services and activities of the Washington Office on Africa (WOA) and WOA/PRI and, with the Board, sets policy, research, legislative priorities and lobbying activity. For more information, visit: http://www.pambazuka.org/index.php?id=25429
AFRICA: PROGRAMME EVALUATORS, UNIVERSITY FOR PEACE
The University for Peace's Africa Programme is seeking three individuals to work as external evaluators of its current 5-year project on peacebuilding in Africa. The Africa Programme is presently organized around three regional hubs- Southern Africa, West Africa and East and Central Africa. The Africa Programme will hire one evaluator from each of the three hubs. For more information, visit: http://www.pambazuka.org/index.php?id=26141.
EAST AND SOUTHERN AFRICA: REGIONAL COORDINATOR, GLOBAL GREENGRANTS FUND
The Global Greengrants Fund supports grassroots groups working for environmental
justice and sustainability around the world. The Greengrants model for
grantmaking is founded on a set of advisory boards made up of environmental and
social justice leaders. All grants are made on the recommendation of these
advisory board volunteers. We are hiring a part time Coordinator to facilitate
the work of two of these boards, one in East Africa and another in Southern
Africa. For more information, visit:
FORT BRAGG, NORTH CAROLINA: GOVERNMENT RESEARCH POSITION IN SUB-SAHARAN AFRICA
The 4th Psychological Operations Group (Airborne) at Ft. Bragg, North Carolina has an intelligence analyst position (GG-0132 series open for am qualified individual interested in conducting research in sub-Saharan Africa. Required qualifications are: U.S. citizenship and the ability to obtain a SECRET level security clearance, graduate degree in a relevant social science discipline, proficiency in French, Portuguese or a sub-Saharan African language. For more information, visit: http://www.usajobs.opm.gov or http://cpolrhp.belvoir.army.mil/west/ (nter WTST04290287 for search by keyword or announcement), or contact Dr. Jeffrey Griffith (email@example.com).
INTERNSHIP PROGRAMME FOR AFRICA
As part of the pilot stage of the UNDP-UNESCO Joint Project for Leadership Development, it has been determined that 4 Africans from the Diaspora should be identified and offered the opportunity to undertake 2-month internships within Ghana, Zambia, Sierra Leone and Senegal. These internships are intended to offer opportunities to young Africans in the Diaspora to enable them to build their confidence and give them practical experience of working within development organizations in Africa. For more information, visit: http://www.pambazuka.org/index.php?id=25802.
IVORY COAST: PRINT MEDIA MANAGEMENT TRAINER, INTERNEWS
Internews Network is currently seeking a Print Media Management Trainer to be
based in Abidjan, Cote d'Ivoire. The Print Media Management Trainer will mentor
four or five of the independent newspapers in Cote d'Ivoire that are committed
to improving editorial balance. The Trainer will work with owners and managers
to understand the importance of balanced news and the impact of credible
editorial content on advertising revenue and readership levels. For more
LIBERIA: MONITORING AND EVALUATION SPECIALIST, LIBERIA COMMUNITY PEACE BUILDING
SOUTH AFRICA: PROGRAMME MANAGER
Social Development (non-profit) Foundation Opportunity for a pro-active
innovator who is passionately committed to social development. The purpose of
this low-profile philanthropic foundation is to enrich lives within communities
through supporting those who provide resources, services and related research
that meet practical human needs and shift the quality of relationships between
people. For more information, visit:
SOUTH AFRICA: EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT, CIVICUS
Reporting directly to the Secretary General and providing administrative and office management assistance for the CIVICUS Secretariat, the incumbent will be responsible for organising day-to-day correspondence; serve as liaison to the Board, other CIVICUS staff and the public; ensure continuity and consistency in representations to various audiences by working especially closely with the offices of Programmes, Finance, Communications and others; and assist with the Secretary General's internal oversight and co-ordination activities. For more information, visit: http://www.pambazuka.org/index.php?id=25746.
SOUTH AFRICA: HIGH SCHOOL TEACHER
St. Michael's School, located in Mafikeng in the North West Province of South Africa, is seeking volunteer/s to assist for a period of 10 months commencing January 14th 2005 to November 2005. St. Michael's will pay a wage of R1600 per month and offer accommodations. For more information, contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
SOUTH AFRICA: RESEARCHERS, ELECTORAL INSTITUTE OF SOUTHERN AFRICA
EISA intends to appoint two researchers for a period of three years. EISA's vision is the promotion of credible elections and democratic governance in Africa. EISA has its headquarters in Johannesburg, South Africa and three country offices in Angola, Democratic Republic of Congo and Mozambique. For more information, visit: http://www.pambazuka.org/index.php?id=26345
SUDAN: EMERGENCY HEALTH & NUTRITION CO-ORDINATOR, SAVE THE CHILDREN, UK
In response to the current humanitarian emergency, the successful applicant will be responsible for ensuring that health and nutrition systems are implemented and standardised in the region of Eddaein and for supporting SC UK's emergency preparedness and response. To fulfill the role the applicant must have at least three years of international experience in health and nutrition, preferably gained within the context of an emergency programme. For more information, visit: http://jobsearch.savethechildren.org.uk/viewvacancies.cfm?ID=79749
SUDAN: MEDIA AND COMMUNICATIONS OFFICER, OXFAM
The successful applicant will be the country lead on media and communications for the Darfur crisis as well as serve as the primary Oxfam International field based spokesperson for all affiliate media on the humanitarian crisis in Darfur. For more information, visit: http://www.pambazuka.org/index.php?id=26346
SWEDEN: PROGRAMME CO-ORDINATOR, NORDIC AFRICA INSTITUTE
The core research programs of the institute are thematic in character and involve inter-disciplinary network building. They are based on co-operation between Nordic and African researchers to produce new knowledge and improved understanding of issues central to contemporary Africa. The core funding of the program covers salaries for the programme co-ordinator and one administrator (half time), a set budget for travel, conference attendance, field work and other expenses necessary for the research including costs for seminars and publications. For more information, visit: http://www.pambazuka.org/index.php?id=26353
UK: REFUGEE AND MIGRANTS' RIGHTS COORDINATOR, AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL
Amnesty International (AI) seeks a Refugee and Migrants' Rights Coordinator to lead our work on behalf of refugees and asylum-seekers, the internally displaced and migrants. You will be the principal legal and policy adviser, taking the lead in developing strategies, plans and actions involving AI's staff and membership. For more information, visit: http://web.amnesty.org/jobs/index/18082004-PEP0402
WEST AFRICA: REGIONAL COORDINATOR, GLOBAL GREENGRANTS FUND
The Global Greengrants Fund supports grassroots groups working for environmental justice and sustainability around the world. We are hiring a part time Coordinator to facilitate the work of two of our West Africa Advisory Board. For more information, visit: http://www.pambazuka.org/index.php?id=26315
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AFRICAN COLOURS, ONLINE RESOURCE FOR CONTEMPORARY ART
AFRICAN DEVELOPMENT DISSERTATION WORKSHOP PROGRAM
(Resource for funding opportunities)
AFRICAN JOURNALS ONLINE (AJOL)
AJOL is being re-launched on its own website. It provides free access to tables of contents and abstracts for over 175 journals published on the continent, and also provides a number of additional facilities. AJOL offers a document delivery service, and full (improved) searching and browsing facilities, as well as a new Email alert function. The service remains free to both users and participating journals (with charges only for document delivery requests from outside developing countries). Journals included in AJOL are scholarly in content with peer reviewed articles, and publish a mixture of pure and applied research as well as review papers. The address of the new site is: http://www.ajol.info
ASC WEB DOSSIER ON CONFLICT IN SUDAN: THE CASE OF DAFUR
The Library, Documentation and Information Department of the African Studies Centre Leiden has compiled a web dossier on conflict in Sudan, and especially Darfur, to coincide with a workshop held at the ASC on 10 September 2004. The workshop brought together scholars involved in African Studies and journalists with a special interest in Africa in order to exchange ideas on information gathering and media coverage of African issues, in particular conflicts and war. The current crisis in Darfur was discussed as an example. The dossier aims to give background information on the Darfur crisis within the context of the wider conflict in Sudan. It contains a selection of titles from the ASC library's online catalogue on Darfur, the conflict in Sudan, and media coverage of conflicts in Africa in general, covering monographs as well as articles and chapters from edited works. The dossier further contains an introduction on the Darfur crisis and links to selected web resources. It can be found at our web dossier page, together with earlier dossiers on subjects such as African sport,HIV/AIDS in Africa and Youth in Africa: http://asc.leidenuniv.nl/library/webdossiers/
GLOBAL DEVELOPMENT NETWORK FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES
http://www.gdnet.org/online_services/funding_opportunities/funding_newsletter/index.html Current funding opportunities relevant to researchers and research institutes working on development issues in low and middle income countries are available through the Global Development Network at: For more information, visit: http://www.gdnet.org/online_services/funding_opportunities/funding_news/.
PAMBAZUKA: A WEEKLY ELECTRONIC FORUM FOR SOCIAL JUSTICE IN AFRICA
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SOUTH AFRICAN HISTORY ONLINE NEWSLETTER
This is the 11th edition of the SAHO newsletter. If you would like to receive
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USAID HIV/AIDS E-NEWSLETTER
WEST AFRICA NEWSLETTER, INTERNATIONAL CENTER AND LIBERIA INSTITUE OF JOURNALISM
This radio station that broadcasts News and Information about the political situation in Liberia. For more information contact: email@example.com. To listen to the live broadcast go to: http://www.radiolij.org, and click on broadcast.
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