Virtual Research Sprint: Toward an African Narrative on Digital Sovereignty
(07 June -30 July 2021)
Evidence-based reflections on the digital economy: a unique opportunity to participate in a focused, solution-oriented process and to engage in ground-breaking problem-solving with scholars and practitioners from across Africa.
Networking: a chance to learn from and interact with renowned global experts in the field.
Access to a trans- and interdisciplinary community of professionals dedicated to increasing fairness in the digital economy.
A chance to contribute to the final report of the sprint on selected issues of relevance for a pan-African narrative for digital sovereignty.
Support and guidance from a committed project team and mentors at the South African Research Chair in Industrial Development (SARChI-ID) at the University of Johannesburg, the HIIG and its NoC partner institutions, including the HBI, BKC and DAH.
See below for further details.
hosted by the South African Research Chair in Industrial Development (SARChI-ID) at the University of Johannesburg in collaboration with the Alexander von Humboldt Institute for Internet and Society, Berlin, Germany (HIIG) with funding from the Mercator Foundation.
How to apply
Applications (along with a curriculum vitae and a representative writing sample of any length) are to be submitted at the following link: https://forms.gle/Kx5QShiHKnLEgkzv5.