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 offers many opportunities ranging from conferences, training workshops, research activities, job vacancies, etc. which are advertised below

January 27 2021

CODESRIA African Diaspora Support to African Universities Programme

Call for African Academic Diaspora visiting Professorships in the Humanities, Social Sciences and Higher Education Studies to African Universities. Period of Visiting Professorship: May-December 2019 Application Deadline: 15th April 2019. Questions and Inquiries: The Council for the Development of Social Science Research...

February 6 2019

CODESRIA Higher Education Policy Initiative (HEPI): Call for Laureates, Resource Persons and Institute Director

Institute on the Role of Middle-level Academics in University leadership Dates for the institute: 20th- 31st of May 2019 Deadline for submission of applications: 31 March 2019 Venue: Accra, Ghana Questions and Inquiries: The Council for the Development of Social Science Research in Africa (CODESRIA) invites proposals...

February 6 2019

Conference on Philanthropy: May 16-17, 2019 - Call for Applications

Questions and Inquiries: The International Society for Third Sector Research (ISTR) and the Africa Centre for Philanthropy and Social Investment at Wits Business School will co-host a PhD Seminar for approximately 20 PhD students at all stages of their doctoral research in topics related to the Third Sector, i.e., civil...

November 18 2018

World Social Science Forum: Fundamentalist Violence - Whither ‘the other good things in life’ in Africa

Thursday 27 September 2018, 4:00 p.m.-6:30 p.m. Chair: Godwin R. Murunga, CODESRIA, Senegal Panelists: Cheryl Hendricks, HSRC, South Africa Funmi Olonisakin, King s College London, United Kingdom Adebayo Olukoshi, International IDEA, Ethiopia Fundamentalist violence in some regions of Africa and the rest of the...

September 24 2018

Appel à candidatures Atelier : Carrières académiques féminines

Institut historique allemand, Centre de recherche sur les politiques sociales (IHA-CREPOS) et Merian Institute of Advanced Studies Africa (MIASA), Dakar, 6-7 décembre 2018 Calendrier : 25 septembre 2018 : Date limite d’envoi des candidatures Début octobre 2018 : Annonce des participantes sélectionnées 6-7 décembre 2018 : Atelier à l’Institut historique...

September 21 2018


African Studies Centre & St Antony’s College, University of Oxford, 27-28 June, 2019. WE ARE PLEASED TO ANNOUNCE the Call for Papers and Panels for a two-day Conference on ‘Racialisation and Publicness in Africa and the African Diaspora’ which will be held at the University of Oxford, from 27-28 June, 2019. From the fatal shooting of the 17-year...

September 21 2018

The Harry Frank Guggenheim Foundation: Young African Scholars program

The Harry Frank Guggenheim Foundation sponsors scholarly research on problems of violence, aggression, and dominance. Every two years the foundation hosts the Young African Scholars program. Ten scholars whose proposed projects are judged to be of high quality and closely relevant to the foundation’s interest in violence and aggression are selected to...

September 21 2018


The Chair in African Philanthropy and the Wits Business School, with support from the Carnegie Corporation of New York invite applications for research fellowships which will increase empirical knowledge about African Philanthropy and Social Investment. Research outputs will assist in developing a cadre of scholars and practitioners in these fields, as...

August 30 2018

Call for Papers: Colleagues, Assistants or Servants: the Epistemological Status of Fieldwork Assistants

Méthod(e)s: African Review of Social Science Methodology/Revue africaine de méthodologie des sciences sociales Editors: Lyn Schumaker, University of Manchester, UK Jean-Bernard Ouédraogo, CNRS-EHESS, Paris, France. Against a backdrop of the marginalization of ethnography, a direct and often anonymous collector of "facts", the writing of the history of...

August 29 2018

Iso Lomso Fellowships: Call for Applications 2018

The STIAS Iso Lomso Fellowship Programme Iso Lomso Fellowships provide an exceptional early career opportunity for Africa’s brightest minds in academia. Fellows will enjoy: a three-year attachment to STIAS during which time they may spend a total of ten months in residence at STIAS to develop and pursue a long-term research programme; the possibility...

August 28 2018
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