Submissions are invited from final year Masters students at universities in Africa and the Netherlands for the Africa Thesis Award. This annual award, offered by the African Studies Centre in Leiden, encourages research and writing on sub-Saharan Africa and on African cultures and societies. The winner will receive 1,000 Euros and their thesis will be published in the ASC’s African Studies Collection. Recent winning theses have described cyclone-resilient landscapes in Madagascar, the black middle class in South Africa and popular music audiences in Sierra Leone. The closing date for submissions is 11 July 2014. See http://www.ascleiden.nl/?q=news/deadline-submissions-africa-thesis-award-2014-dont-forget-submit-your-master-thesis-time .