The workshop will be held at the Johannesburg Institute for Advanced Study (JIAS) and aims to exploit the rich potential architecture offers to the study of politics across Africa. We are looking for scholars working on politics and architecture using a variety of examples and perspectives to join a week-long cross-disciplinary discussion. The workshop takes place 1-7 December 2019 in Johannesburg. Living expenses are covered and there will be some travel bursaries available.
We are looking for two postdoctoral research assistants to work on the project Understanding Statehood through Architecture: a comparative study of Africa’s state buildings (ASA). The project is funded by the European Research Council and run from the Department of Politics and International Relations, SOAS, University of London. The role The two research assistants will each carry out an independent sub-project under the direction of the PI, involving substantial periods of