[16days_discussion] Fwd: Ruth First Fellowship
snordsy at rci.rutgers.edu
Thu Jun 1 12:23:09 EDT 2006
Below, a message on the Ruth First fellowship available to a
journalist/writer/researcher in South Africa. Note that this year's theme
is gender-based violence. More details are available at www.journalism.co.za.
Coordinator, 16 Days of Activism
Against Gender Violence
Center for Women's Global Leadership
160 Ryders Lane
New Brunswick, NJ 08901
Phone: (732) 932-8782
Fax: (732) 932-1180
Email: cwgl at igc.org
> > -----
> > Ruth First Fellowship
> > Ruth First was a journalist, activist and intellectual killed by the
> > apartheid government while in exile. To commemorate her contribution to
> > critical, independent, socially-engaged writing, the Wits University
> > Journalism Programme, in conjunction with the Ruth First Trust and
> > supported by the Heinrich Boll Foundation, has established a 3-6 month
> > fellowship.
> > The fellowship is intended to allow a journalist/writer/researcher the
> > space to pursue an in-depth project to be published in any medium. It
> > should be ground-breaking and in keeping with the tradition of Ruth
> > First. For 2006, the Fellowship will focus on the issue of gender-based
> > violence.
> > Fellows will receive a monthly stipend and research costs. They will be
> > expected to present their work at a public event within six months of
> > acceptance of the proposal and to submit it for publication/broadcast
> > through an appropriate outlet. The fellow will be based at the
> > Investigative Journalism Workshop at the University of the
> > Witwatersrand, Johannesburg.
> > Applicants should submit their CV and a project proposal (of no more
> > than two pages) by June 9 to the Ruth First Committee, preferably by
> > email at anton at harber.co.za, alternatively at fax 011-7174081 or
> > delivered to Journalism Programme, PBag 3, Wits 2050.
> > Further details can be found on our Website at www.journalism.co.za
> > <http://www.journalism.co.za/>
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