The 2023 CEDITRAA International Fellowship at Goethe University Frankfurt, Germany

The 2023 CEDITRAA International Fellowship at Goethe University Frankfurt, Germany

The 2023 CEDITRAA International Fellowship at Goethe University Frankfurt, Germany

The 2023 CEDITRAA International Fellowship at Goethe University Frankfurt, Germany

The 2023 CEDITRAA International Fellowship is a special fellowship program granted by the Goethe University Frankfurt in Germany. It is granted to excellent international scholars and researchers who hope to perform research in the field of African studies. The fellowship covers a monthly stipend to cover living expenses, travel expenses, and research expenses during the program. To be eligible for the fellowship, applicants must have a doctoral degree or hold at least five years of professional experience in the field of African studies. The 2023 CEDITRAA International Fellowship at Goethe University Frankfurt, Germany

The  Cultural Entrepreneurship and Digital Transformation in Africa and Asia (CEDITRAA) – is a cooperative research project by Goethe University Frankfurt, Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz, and Pan Atlantic University Lagos.  For the year 2023, the CEDITRAA team based at Goethe University Frankfurt gives two international fellowships based in Frankfurt with a period of up to one month.

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Eligibility for the 2023 CEDITRAA International Fellowship:

CEDITRAA is seeking applications from excellent junior as well as outstanding internationally established researchers who can contribute to and complement our research, particularly around the following questions:

  • How do novelty spirals in regionally specific constellations of form, formats, and contents (1), legal frameworks (2), archives (3), and arenas of reception (4) evolve and contribute to novel cultural products in Subsaharan Africa and East Asia?
  • How does digitization affect cultural production in Nigeria and South Korea? What kind of new cultural practices has evolved under digital circumstances in the cultural production fields of film, literature, and music?
  • Which challenges do these processes pose for scholarship in African and Asian studies?
  • Which new methods need to be developed to conduct research in area studies, and, in particular, which digital methods are suitable to enhance the development of area studies?

Type: Fellowship

Award Value

The desired fellows will attend CEDITRAA meetings and events during the time of the fellowship, provide a public lecture and present a seminar meeting with CEDITRAA doctoral students and post-docs to examine their current research. Financing of up to €3,500 per fellowship is obtainable to cover all travel and other expenses for a stay of up to one month.

Number of Awards: 2

Method of Application

Please submit a letter of indication of interest, a description of the focus topic of your fellowship, and an academic CV to the project coordinator, Bertram Lang, ceditraa@uni-frankfurt.de.

The 2023 CEDITRAA International Fellowship at Goethe University Frankfurt, Germany

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