Call for applications, Doctoral Winter School in Urban Anthropology, Heritage-making, Uses and Museumification of the Past in Relationship to Nation-building, Iziko Museums of South Africa, Cape Town

Winter School: July 27th - August 9th, 2017, 

Deadline for Applications: April 15th,  2017

We welcome applications for the doctoral school in urban anthropology “Heritage-making, Uses and Museumification of the Past in Relationship to Nation-building”. It will take place from July 27th to August 9th, 2017 at the Iziko Museums of South Africa in Cape Town. The courses and the PhD research projects will be focused on four main themes, namely: 1. Urban policies and politics of memory, 2. Museographies,  3. Contemporary artistic practices, 4. Archaeological practices.

Prospective students should send a brief presentation of their doctoral research (2-3 pages plus bibliography and sources) and a CV by April 15th, 2017 to

Participation in the summer school is free, but the PhD students must cover their own travel expenses. Accommodation in Cape Town will be covered by the organizers. Some partner institutions (e.g. Paris 10 et Paris 8) partially cover the travel costs of the participation of their PhD students. Additional funding (covering travel expenses) is available for students from the region. When sending your application, please indicate if you require such assistance.
You can find further details of the programme in the attached call for applications