Who is eligible for a Cadbury Fellowship?We invite applications from early-career researchers based in African institutions. Applicants should have completed their main period of primary doctoral research and be either in the stage of writing up their dissertation or, if they have completed their dissertation, be looking to develop publications from it.
Applicants’ research should be relevant to the theme of Class and Africa, and they should be ready to discuss their findings and interpretations in a series of reading groups, seminar presentations, journal workshops and other activities over a ten-week period, before presenting their paper at the international conference. It is expected that fellows will seek to publish their paper as a journal article.
How to apply for a Cadbury FellowshipPlease email your application to Tom Penfold on email@example.com by 22 Nov 2013. Applications are by short CV (up to three pages, including names and contact details of two referees) and covering letter (also up to three pages). In your letter please include the following information:
- How you learned about this programme;
- Whether you will be able to spend ten weeks at University of Birmingham from 10 March to 17 May 2014 (i.e. will you be able to secure leave from other responsibilities such as teaching?);
- The thematic, geographical and chronological scope of your research;
- What research you have already undertaken and what you would work on during the fellowship.
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