Claude Ake Visiting Chair
Extended date for nominations
The Claude Ake Visiting Chair was set up in 2003 at the Department of Peace and Conflict Research, Uppsala University (DPCR), in collaboration with the Nordic Africa Institute (NAI) and with funding from the Swedish Government and Uppsala University. The Chair honours the memory of Professor Claude Ake, a distinguished scholar, philosopher, teacher and humanist, who died tragically in 1996.
The Department of Peace and Conflict Research and the Nordic Africa Institute currently invite social science departments, research institutions and institutes, in Africa and elsewhere, to propose candidates for the Claude Ake Visiting Chair 2012. In particular, the nomination of female candidates is encouraged. Nominations should be submitted not later than 31 January 2012.