Residential School 2014
Governance for Development in Africa Initiative
To be held in Mauritius, 31 March to 04 April 2014
Organised by:
School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS)
Funded and supported by:
Mo Ibrahim Foundation

The Mo Ibrahim Foundation in association with SOAS and the Centre of African Studies-University of London is organising a Summer School in 2014 on the topic of ‘Governance and Development in Africa’.

The residential school is for 20 participants who are policy makers, academics, researchers or civil society representatives from any African country who will gain, through this training, new ideas and knowledge on the broad issue of governance and development. We welcome applications from a wide range of backgrounds.

Applicants should have at least a Master degree in areas related to Governance or 5 years professional experiences in fields relevant to the theme of Governance and Development in Africa.
Preference is given to applicants from Southern Africa.
The official language of the School is English

All costs for successful applicants, including economy flights, accommodation, and subsistence, will be covered. The school will run from 31 March to 04 April 2014.

Applications should include:
1.     CV (including email address for correspondence)
2.     one reference letter ( or names of referees in CV)
3.     Proposal of max 1500 words outlining research interest and professional background and how the applicant will benefit from attending the Summer School

Deadline for applications: 15 December 2013

To be sent electronically:
Angelica Baschiera
Centre of African Studies
SOAS-University of London
Thornaugh street, Russell Square
London WC1H 0XG
Email:   Tel.: +44 (0) 207 898 4370