The American Political Science Association (APSA) and the University of Botswana are pleased to announce a call for applications from individuals who would like to participate in a workshop on “Local Communities and the State in Africa,” including a special focus on field research methods, from July 15-27, 2012 in Gaborone, Botswana. Up to 22 Africa-based fellows will be selected, as well as four advanced PhD students residing in the US. The deadline for applications is March 30, 2012.
The 2012 APSA Africa Workshop will be led by Professors Parakh Hoon (Virginia Tech), Lauren MacLean (Indiana University), Joseph Mbaiwa (Okavango Research Institute, University of Botswana, Maun Campus), Sethunya Mosime (University of Botswana, Gaborone Campus), and Lungisile Ntsebeza (University of Cape Town).
For application details or more information about the 2012 workshop please visit the Africa Workshop webpage at
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