Launch of the African Academy for Migration Research (AAMR)

We are delighted to announce the launch of the African Academy for Migration Research (AAMR) led by the African Research Universities Alliance (ARUA) Centre of Excellence in Migration and Mobility at the African Centre for Migration & Society (ACMS), Wits University.

The AAMR is funded by UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) and aims to build the research capacity and professional development of the next generation of African migration scholars.

Activities include a series of Virtual Training Institutes for postgraduate students and early career scholars, the development of Open Educational Resources, and funding for PhD and Postdoctoral Research Completion Grants.


PARTNERS

Addis Ababa University (Ethiopia) | Eduardo Mondlane University (Mozambique) | Makerere University (Uganda) | Organisation for Social Science Research in Eastern and Southern Africa (Ethiopia) | University of Cape Town (South Africa) | University of Ghana (Ghana) | University of the Western Cape (South Africa) | University of the Witwatersrand (South Africa)



We are currently welcoming applications for PhD and Postdoctoral Fellow Completion Grants.


Applications are now open for the 1st Virtual AAMR Training Institute that will run in November 2021 – “Global Health Histories, Contagion & Migration: (Bio)Citizenship in Africa

FUTURE INSTITUTES | KNOWLEDGE POLITICS & PRODUCTION | AFRICAN URBANISM | SOCIAL COHESION & XENOPHOBIA | details coming soon

4th Floor, Ghana Academy of Arts & Sciences Building
#1 Research Crescent, Casely Hayford Road,
Airport Residential Area, Accra, Ghana
Ghana Post Digital Address: GA-018-1233

The Secretary-General
African Research Universities Alliance
C/O Ghana Academy of Arts & Sciences
PO. Box M32, Accra-Ghana
Email: arua@ug.edu.gh