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In support of Fariba Adelkhah's release
Roland Marchal was released on 20th of March 2020, but Fariba Adelkhah is still detained in Iran. The two prominent French academics, both internationally renowned researchers were prisoned in Teheran since June 2019. IFRA-Nigeria’s support the release of Fariba Adelkhah.
Fellow of the month: November 2020 - Amaechi Henry Okafor
Amaechi Henry Okafor is a postgraduate from the University of Ibadan and now a PhD candidate at the Department of History, Concordia University, Canada. Check his interview.
Discover SOURCES a new peer-reviewed journal coordinated by French Research Institutes
Sources grew out of the observation that academic journals tend to encourage theoretical and epistemological advances at the expense of the field materials under analysis. The first edition is out!
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
Discover IFRA Nigeria Scientific Publications