Dr. Peg Murray-Evans will shortly come to the end of her tenure as Book Reviews Editor of The Journal of Modern African Studies. Cambridge University Press is now inviting applications for her successor.
The Journal of Modern African Studies offers a quarterly survey of developments in modern African politics and society. Its main emphasis is on current issues in African politics, economies, societies, and international relations. It is intended not only for students and academic specialists but also for general readers and practitioners with a concern for modern Africa, living and working both inside and outside the continent. Editorial policy avoids commitment to any political viewpoint or ideology but aims at a fair examination of controversial issues in order to promote a deeper understanding of what is happening in Africa today. Within this context and to this point, the journal also includes an invaluable book review section.
Working alongside the Editor and a Managing Editor, in collaboration with an international Editorial Board, book review responsibilities will include:
Please indicate in your application:
Applicants can expect administrative support through a Managing Editor, a small honorarium, and funding for travel related to the Journal. It is not essential, but, where possible, please indicate the form and breadth of institutional backing that may be available to support you in this role.
Please direct applications and any questions in the first instance to Mark Zadrozny, Executive Publisher, Cambridge University Press (firstname.lastname@example.org).