Africa Regional PhD Seminar – May 14 – 15, 2019
ISTR Africa & the Africa Centre for Philanthropy and Social Investment,
Wits Business School
Johannesburg, South Africa
Deadline to apply: December 15, 2018
The ISTR/WITS Africa PhD Seminar is open to all doctoral students in the field of third sector and civil society research, in all African countries, and at all stages of their doctoral research. This PhD Seminar will accept approximately 20 PhD students at all stages of their doctoral research in topics related to the Third Sector from all African countries.
The aim of the seminar is to provide doctoral students with the opportunity to receive extensive intellectual and methodological advice on their doctoral research from peers and scholars, to introduce them to main theories and developments in the field, to reflect upon publication and career strategies, and to provide an opportunity to network with scholars within the international ISTR research community. The core of the seminar will focus on the research of the individual students.
The PhD Seminar is scheduled for May 14-15, 2019, and runs prior to the first annual Conference on Philanthropy (May 16-17, 2019). Organizers include the Wits Business School’s Centre for Philanthropy and Social Investment, in collaboration with the Center for African Studies at Harvard University, TrustAfrica and Africa Philanthropy Forum. PhD Seminar students are required to also attend the conference.