Council for the Development of Social Science Research in Africa
Conseil pour le développement de la recherche en sciences sociales en Afrique
Conselho para o Desenvolvimento da Pesquisa em Ciências Sociais em África
مجلس تنمية البحوث الإجتماعية في أفريقيا

CODESRIA Newsletter

August 16 2017

Calls for 2015 competitions

Calls for 2015 competitions: The Council has released calls for its 2015 Postdoctoral Fellowships Competition, Multinational Working Groups Competition, National Working Groups Competition and Comparative Research Networks Competition, the Small Grants Program for Thesis Writing, Doctoral Scholarships and the Joint proposals for Research networks and...

February 4 2015

The African Higher Education Summit

The African Higher Education Summit will be held in Dakar on March 10-12, 2015. Organizing institutions include CODESRIA, IDEP, TrustAfrica and the National Research Foundation of South Africa and the African Development Bank. The theme of the summit is ‘Revitalizing higher education for Africa’s future. Find out more about the summit at...

February 4 2015

The World Social Science Forum 2015

The World Social Science Forum 2015 will be held in Durban, South Africa from September 13 to 16, 2015 with CODESRIA and the Human Sciences Research Council of South Africa as its joint hosts. The theme for the forum is ‘Transforming global relations for a just world.’ Read more about the forum and how to submit abstracts by the March 1, 2015 deadline at...

February 4 2015

Inaugural Summer School on ‘Interdisciplinarity and Methodological Challenges in Regional Studies’

CODESRIA will organize an inaugural Summer School on ‘Interdisciplinarity and methodological challenges in regional studies’ in collaboration with the Center for African Studies at the University of Basel in Dakar from March 23 to 27, 2015.

February 4 2015

‘Victims at the Center: Victim-sensitive approaches to redressing gross human rights abuses in Africa

In collaboration with the African Peacebuilding Center in Nairobi, the COSESRIA-SSRC/APN Program on International Criminal Justice, Peace and Reconciliation in Africa will hold an open forum in Nairobi. The open forum on the theme ‘Victims at the Center: Victim-sensitive approaches to redressing gross human rights abuses in Africa’ and the date is April...

February 4 2015

International Conference on ‘Youth Unemployment in Africa’

CODESRIA will organize an international conference on ‘Youth unemployment in Africa’ in Harare, Zimbabwe on February 26-27, 2015

February 4 2015

EVD Roundtable

On November 6, 2014 CODESRIA organized a roundtable discussion on the theme ‘Ebola through the prism of the social sciences.’ At a critical moment in the Ebola Virus Disease outbreak that has most significantly troubles the Mano River Basin countries, the meeting sought to explore the contributions that the social sciences could bring to understanding and...

February 4 2015

National Working Groups Methodology Workshop (Kampala, Uganda)

From December 8 to 9, 2015, CODESRIA organized the launch methodology workshop for coordinators of its 2014 National Working Groups. The National Working Groups Program allows researchers to form groups to research on themes and questions of their choice. The 2014 competition resulted in 06 winning groups from Uganda, Botswana, Kenya, Zimbabwe, Côte...

February 4 2015

Africa Forum on Inclusive Economies (Nairobi, Kenya)

On December 9-10, 2015 CODESRIA partnered with the Rockefeller Foundation, the Economic Commission for Africa and the African Development Bank on the Africa Forum on Inclusive Economies. Organized in Nairobi, the forum brought together leading academics, state and intergovernmental organization officials and private sector actors from across Africa and...

February 4 2015

Global Go-To Think Tanks Index Launch (Dakar, Senegal): CODESRIA ranked 4th Best in Africa

On January 22, 2015 CODESRIA organized a launch event for the 2014 GGTTI published by the Think Tanks and Civil Societies Program at the University of Pennsylvania. The annual index published since 2006, which ranked close to 7000 Think Tanks ranked CODESRIA as the fourth best Think Tank in Africa. The event consisted of a panel discussion on the theme...

February 4 2015
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