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Call for Africa Research Development participants
APSA is now accepting applications from early-career scholars based in Africa who are interested in attending the 2020 APSA Annual Meeting as part of a Research Development Group. Organized by the African Politics Conference Group (APCG), the Research Development Group offers a small-group opportunity to advance current research towards publication, participate in the APSA annual meeting, and develop scholarly networks with colleagues. The Africa RDG will take place on Wednesday, September 9 in conjunction with the 2020 APSA Annual Meeting in San Francisco, CA. Travel funding is provided for selected participants. The deadline for applications is March 15. For additional information, contact email@example.com.
Call for Newsletter Editors
APSA is accepting applications from alumni fellows and leaders interested in serving as co-editors of the Africa Workshop Alumni e-Newsletter. Co-editors will manage production of the bi-annual newsletter for a two-year period. The editorial team will be provided a $1,500 grant for production, inclusive of a modest honorarium per issue, as well as two year’s APSA membership for each editor. The two-person editorial team should consist of one US-based and one Africa-based scholar. Applicants with past experience managing a newsletter or listserv and an enthusiasm for encouraging interaction across multiple academic networks are encouraged to apply. Applications should be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org, consisting of: 1) Updated CV/resume, and 2) One-page cover letter highlighting the skills/experience you bring to the position, why you are interested in the position, and any ideas/plans for future issues of the newsletter. Serving as co-editor of the Alumni e-newsletter is both an excellent networking opportunity and rewarding service to the alumni community.