The British Academy announces 28 International Writing Workshops to support early career researchers
14 Apr 2023
The British Academy has today announced 28 International Workshops to support early career researchers in developing countries.
The International Writing Workshops programme aims to stimulate professional networks, develop research partnerships, encourage skills development, provide advice on career development and promote the uptake of research emanating from developing countries.
Funded by the Department of Science, Innovation and Technology, this year’s programme includes workshops taking place in Nigeria, Ghana, Indonesia and Tunisia. The funding awards are for a maximum of £30,000 and will run over the course of two years, enabling impactful follow-up activities.
The 2023 International Writing Workshops programme includes:
- ‘Amplifying Women’s Voices in Hausa Cultural Studies: Writing and Publishing Workshop for Early Career Women Academics from West Africa’ - Dr Carmen McCain, School of Oriental and African Studies
- ‘Migrants in Transit: A transdisciplinary writing programme for emerging scholars of migration in Tunisia’ - Dr Federica Mazzara, University of Westminster
- ‘Writing workshop on migrant trajectories and livelihood transformation in Nigeria’ - Dr Olayinka Ajala, Leeds Beckett University
- ‘Qualitative and Visual Mental Health Research in Ghana and Indonesia’ - Dr Erminia Colucci, Middlesex University