PhD scholarship available at SOAS on the Literatures of the Horn of Africa starting from September 2017.

All the details are here: https://www.soas.ac.uk/registry/scholarships/-erc-phd-studentship-literature-in-the-horn-of-africa.html

Overseas students are eligible, and Ethiopian, Eritrean, Djiboutian and Somali nationals are particularly welcome to apply.

The three main requirements are 1) a knowledge of two or more languages of the Horn (particularly Amharic, Geez, Tigrinya, Oromo or Somali), 2) a MA degree in literature, theatre, history, cultural studies or similar disciplines in the humanities, and 3) a comparative research proposal that engages with theories of world literature and whose focus are two or more literary traditions (oral or written) of the Horn