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2017 10 11 ifra training seminar

IFRA FELLOW'S RESEARCH TRAINING SEMINAR

Researching the history of medicine and health in Nigeria: themes, methods, ethics, and outputs

Date: Tuesday, 11st of October, 10am-3pm, IFRA Library, Institute of African Studies, University of Ibadan

The second IFRA’s research training seminar of the semester will take place this week. Dr. John Manton, medical anthropologist and assistant professor at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, will oversee this programme.

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Report: “Media as fieldwork. How to do ethnography with press articles”

On Tuesday 26th of September at 2pm occurred an exciting IFRA’s research seminar organised jointly with the Alliance Francaise at the Alliance Francaise Ibadan in Iyaganku. The seminar was run by Dr. Julien Bonhomme, anthropologist and lecturer at the Ecole Normale Supérieure in Paris. Dr. Bonhomme had presented his book The Sex Thieves. Anthropology of a Rumor (2016, University of Chicago Press) the week before at the Alliance. The seminar was entitled “Media as fieldwork. How to do ethnography with press articles”. The seminar was opened to IFRA fellows, which comprises a network of more than 70 early researchers across Nigeria and beyond.

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