Rhodes University Arts of Africa and Global Souths Research Programme



Rhodes University Arts of Africa and Global Souths Research Programme

Fine Art Department, Rhodes University, South Africa

Postgraduate Bursaries Available

ARTS OF AFRICA AND GLOBAL SOUTHS comprises the Publishing and Research of the South: Positioning Africa (PROSPA) research programme funded by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, and the Geopolitics and the Arts of Africa SARChI programme supported by the National Research Foundation in South Africa. Areas of postgraduate study include Art History, Visual Studies, Fine Art Practice and Curatorial Studies.

Professor Ruth Simbao, the NRF Research Chair in Geopolitics and the Arts of Africa invites suitable candidates to apply for postgraduate bursaries for PhD, MA/MFA and Honours studies in . Successful applicants will be active participants in a supportive research group environment at Rhodes University and will work on topics that resonate with the core research of the Chair. Please see www.ru.ac.za/artsofafrica for more information on the research team and research areas.

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Available degrees:

  • PhD in Art History (thesis only, 3 years)
  • MA in Art History (thesis only, 2 years)
  • MFA in Fine Art Practice (exhibition and thesis, 2 years)
  • MFA in Curatorial Studies (curated exhibition and thesis, 2 years)
  • Honours in Art History/4th year BFA (1 year)

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