29 Jun 2021 - 01 Jul 2021

ZASB, University of Namibia, Journal of Southern African Studies

Vortragsreihe / Ringvorlesung

Emerging Scholars & New Research in Southern Africa

Public programme of the Early Career Writing Workshop 2021

The 2021 Early Career Writing Workshop is a partnership of the Centre for African Studies Basel, the University of Namibia and the Journal of Southern African Studies.

The Workshop presents a wide range of public lectures for early career scholars wanting to publish in international journals, with a particular focus on the Journal of Southern African Studies. In particular, we warmly invite interested early career scholars at the Universities of Namibia and Basel, and/or based in southern Africa.


Programme Summary

*Please note that all times are Southern African Time*

Public Lectures: Session 1

Tuesday 29 June, 10:00–12.35

Advice and guidance from Taylor & Francis, the publisher of JSAS, and the University of Namibia Press, as well as presentations of papers developed in the workshop.


Public Lectures: Session 2

Wednesday 30 June, 14:00–16:45

Insights from a JSAS editor and a first-time JSAS author, as well as expert discussion of how to source and handle information.


Keynote Lecture: Approaching Land Reform in South Africa

Wednesday 30 June, 18:00–19:30

Given by Professor William Beinart (Oxford). Discussant Phanuel Kaapama (UNAM) will draw out comparisons for Namibia.

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Public Lectures: Session 3

Thursday 1 July, 10:00–12:45

Talks on handling your literature review, by the JSAS Senior Editor, and on writing grant proposals, as well as presentations of papers developed in the workshop.


Additional funding for the workshop is provided by the British Academy’s Writing Workshops Programme, supported under the UK Government's Global Challenges Research Fund, and the Mopane Trust.

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