Applications are open for the ASCL Visiting Research Fellowship in Netherlands 2020. Visiting research fellows use their time in Leiden for data analysis and/or writing, often on a joint project with one or more ASCL staff members. Further, a visiting research fellowship is for a maximum of 90 days. An application must include an element of collaboration with a researcher of the African Studies Centre Leiden and a researcher of another faculty/department of Leiden University. Further, the output of that collaboration can be a joint seminar or workshop, a joint research proposal, or a joint publication. Research fellows are over three periods of three months each: January-February-March, April-May-June, September-October-November.
In order to be eligible for a LeidenASA 90-day Visiting Research Fellowship, the applicant has to fulfill all of the following criteria.
He or she must:
Preference will be to applicants based in Africa. ‘Africa’ here refers to the member states of the African Union. ‘Based in’ Africa is understood to mean having lived in Africa during at least two of the last four years; and also,
Emphasis will be placed on the quality, intended outputs and feasibility of the research project proposed for the fellowship.