Nigerians made up more than half of the total force of 90,000 West African soldiers deployed to south east Asia after 1943.
The African Studies Centre, within the School of Interdisciplinary Area Studies, acts as a focal point for graduate level work and faculty research on Africa. Alongside vibrant doctoral programmes, the MSc in African Studies, inaugurated in 2006, is already recognised as Europe's most prestigious and successful training programme in its field.
Grade 7: £30,434 - £37,394 per annum (pro rata)
Fixed term until July 2016
The African Studies Centre in the School of Interdisciplinary Area Studies seeks applications from candidates for a fixed term part-time Departmental Lecturership. The Lecturership is tenable from 1 October 2015 until July 2016 and the post holder will be required to work 50% of full –time hours.