WiSER awards


 Mpho Matsipa has been awarded the Harvard Graduate School of Design’s (Harvard GSD) Loeb Fellowship along with a cohort of ten innovators who work across activism, urbanism, public art, film and media, technology, real estate development, and other fields that engage with the built environment and social outcomes. Each year, Harvard GSD’s Loeb Fellowship welcomes a cohort of exceptional mid-career practitioners through a highly competitive, global application process. The fellowship includes a one-year residency on Harvard GSD’s campus, engaging in research, auditing courses, and attending and participating on panels and at conferences as a way of furthering knowledge and expanding their work through social engagement. The ten 2022 Loeb Fellows were selected from among 134 candidates, and join a powerful worldwide network of over 450 lifelong Loeb Fellows.




 Sakiru Adebayo has been offered the position of Assistant Professor in black Anglophone (Africa and African diaspora) Literature in the Department of English and Cultural Studies, University of British Columbia, Okanagan campus. He will be leaving WISER as soon as his Canadian work permit is ready.








https://mail.google.com/mail/u/2?ui=2&ik=df2f063743&attid=0.6&permmsgid=msg-f:1704530303856678990&th=17a7b547c644184e&view=fimg&sz=s0-l75-ft&attbid=ANGjdJ-KnWa1Jiz_tDrHYRgbATR24zjZCnMoaaeBlLhotx6COwsr0P5vH1gommKc3p9xfTyCtIuhqgb2HTZ7Q71F_Z7qFsT3Bkq_u6vCAa4Lc0fjCJ6-1i3MXl65Hzo&disp=emb Jessica Breakey was awarded the Shaun Johnson Memorial Scholarship, a collaboration between the Mandela Rhodes Foundation and the Leverhulme Institute. The scholarship affords South African scholars the opportunity to pursue doctoral study in the United Kingdom. Her project is looking at refugee migration across the Mediterranean, exploring questions of rescue and salvagability in the context of toxic humanitarianism. Jessica will maintain her connection with WiSER under the co-supervision of Sarah Nuttall and Paul Gilroy at the Sarah Parker Redmond Center for the Study of Race and Racialisation at UCL.