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Studentship: Transnational Solidarity in the Global Cold War: Egyptian-South African Relations
Deadline: 07/05/2021 12:00

Applications are invited for a fully funded three-year CHASE doctoral studentship. The studentship will support interdisciplinary (Politics and History) research examining the dynamics and dilemmas of transnational solidarity as exemplified in Egypt's role as sponsor of South African liberation movements during the 1960s. This will be one of the first studies of its kind, contributing to scholarship on the Cold War, Afro-Asian decolonisation, and African liberation struggles’ contemporary legacies.


SOAS University of London; Birkbeck College, University of London; and the Arab and African Research Center (AARC) in Egypt

Applications for this studentship must be made via the SOAS University of London application form (https://app.askadmissions.co.uk/AYApplicantLogin/fl_ApplicantLogin.asp?id=soas) Applicants must provide two references in support of their application. Candidates will be assessed by a shortlisting process, and shortlisted candidates will be interviewed. Interview outcomes will be received by the Management Board for approval.