A/Prof Markus Arnold on receiving the UCT College of Fellows Young Researcher Award

17 November 2020 | Video edit Oatmeal Productions.

Starting from the spring of 2021, Associate Professor Markus Arnold will hold the position of a Visiting Professor at the University of Paris III (Sorbonne Nouvelle).

This so he can disseminate his research on Indian Ocean literature. One of the seven academics awarded the UCT College of Fellows Young Researcher Award, Arnold holds a prize-winning bi-national German-French doctorate on Comparative and Francophone literatures, where he investigated in questions of violence and interculturality in contemporary novel writing of the Indian Ocean Islands.


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2020 Fellows of UCT

UCT’s Council established fellowships for members of permanent academic staff in recognition of original, distinguished academic work that merits special recognition.

This year, six new fellows have been recognised.

College of Fellows Young Researcher Award

The Young Researcher Award is offered annually in recognition of outstanding scholarly work by young academics who have made significant independent contributions to research in their field.

This year, seven young researchers have been recognised.

Messages from the Young Researchers