Welcome to the Journal of Southern African Studies (JSAS) resource page. This page contains information about prizes, awards and lectures, alongside a short history of the journal.
- A Short History
- Ranger Prize
- Colin Murray Bursary
- Annual Lectures
- Call for Special Issue Proposals
- Emerging Scholars & New Research in Southern Africa
- A Letter from the JSAS Editors to Prospective Authors
JSAS – A Short History
JSAS was established in 1974 to cater for the growing volume of academic work on Southern Africa and to provide an interdisciplinary vehicle for academic scholarship. The original statement by James…
The Terence Ranger Prize was established in honour of Professor Terence Osborne Ranger (1929-2015) a pioneering African historian and a long-standing member of the the Journal of Southern African Studies Editorial Board. The prize is awarded…
Colin Murray Bursary for Postdoctoral Research
The Board welcomes applications annually from postdoctoral researchers for up to £2,500 to support original ‘engaged field research’ on a topic relevant to the diverse interests and work of the…
This lecture took place in June 2017 at Senate House.
Petina Gappah is a lawyer and writer who was born in Zambia, in Copperbelt Province, and raised in…
Call for Special Issue Proposals
JSAS invites proposals for a special issue to be published in 2020 (volume 46). The deadline for submission is 21 May 2018. Editors will be notified of the result by 1 July 2018.
We invite proposals which…
Emerging Scholars & New Research in Southern Africa
Participants Chosen for New Writing Workshop
Scholars based in southern Africa face a number of challenges when they attempt to publish in internationally recognised journals. Although…
A Letter from the JSAS Editors to Prospective Authors
Thank you for considering publishing with JSAS. We love receiving exciting new papers and, where appropriate, working with you to develop them to their full strengths. We…