The Department of Research Development will be hosting a workshop titled, "Grant Writing Workshop: International Funding", as part of our 'funding workshop series'. The purpose of this workshop is to provide participants with guidelines around how to prepare a strong, and hopefully successful application.
The details for the workshop are as follows:
Date: Monday, 22 November 2021
Time: 09h30 - 12h30
Speaker: Prof Fiona Anciano
Please RSVP by Thursday,18 November 2021 in order to receive the Zoom link.
International Guest SpeakersShylashri Shankar is a senior fellow at the Centre for Policy Research, New Delhi. Her recent book, Turmeric Nation: A Passage Through India’s Tastes, won the Author Award for best non-fiction (2020-21).
Her other books include Scaling Justice: India’s Supreme Court, Anti-Terror Laws and Social Rights (OUP, 2009); Battling Corruption: Has NREGA Reached India’s Rural Poor (co-authored, OUP, 2013); and A Secular Age Beyond the West: Religion, Law and the State in Asia, the Middle East and North Africa (co-edited, CUP, 2019).
Charlotte Lemanski is Professor of Urban Geography at the University of Cambridge. Her research has been funded from a wide variety of sources, and she is a regular grant reviewer for international funding bodies such as the British Academy, the UK Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC), Swedish Research Council for Sustainable Development (FORMAS), and the Dutch Research Council (NWO).
Her research explores everyday urban inequality in the global south, primarily through the lens of infrastructure (housing, land and services), urban governance and citizenship. She has conducted extensive qualitative fieldwork in South Africa and India, including longitudinal data collection in Cape Town.