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Workshop Dr Cyrielle Maingraud-Martinaud "How to answer a call for paper?"
On 26 September 2019, Dr. Cyrielle Maingraud-Martinaud hosted a 2-hour workshop at IFRA-Nigeria themed on "How to answer a call for paper? Choosing a title and writing an abstract".
Call for paper: Sources of Violence
How to document and study violent phenomena in Africa?
At the occasion of a special issue on Violence, the academic peer-reviewed journal 'Sources' is inviting you to submit papers on "How to document and study violent phenomena in Africa?"
Deadline is October 1st, 2019
Call for application: IFRA 2019 Conference funding
IFRA-Nigeria is offering grants to support valuable graduate students presenting papers at regional and international conferences in any field of the Social Sciences and the Humanities. This grant will cover conferences that are being held between December 2019 and June 2020.
Deadline is November 1st 2019
Symposium on Naija, Institute of African Studies (UI) June 27-29, 2019
The Naija Symposium took place at the University of Ibadan, June 27-29, 2019. The symposium was organised by IFRA-Nigeria around the NaijaSynCor ANR project and was the occasion to introduce the Nigerian scientific community to the concept of Naija, as a new name identifying the language that has developed in Nigeria out of Nigerian Pidgin.
What is IFRA Nigeria?
IFRA-Nigeria is one the 27 Public Research Institutes under the French Ministry of Foreign Affairs based overseas.
Who are we?
IFRA-Nigeria was set up to promote research in the social sciences and the humanities, as well as enhance collaborative work between scholars in France and West Africa. First established in 1990, the Institute is operating from the Universitie of Ibadan (Institute of African Studies).
- Promote research in the social sciences and the humanities
- Enhance collaborative work between scholars in France and West Africa
- Subsidizing research programs
- Granting research allowances to academics and scholars
- Publishing research results
- Holding workshops, seminars and symposia
- Research seminar on “Electric hybridisation: Opportunities and challenges for the energetic transition in Ibadan, Nigeria” with Tamara Villarins
- IFRA training workshop with the DAAD: “Applying for scholarship opportunities in Germany”
- Call for application: Mastercard Foundation Scholars Program 2020
- IFRA training workshop on « How to answer a call for paper? Choosing a title and writing an abstract »
- Call for application: IFRA 2019 Conference funding
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