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Researching Religion: The Interview

On Thursday, 1st of March, IFRA was happy to organise a seminar led by Dr. Sounaye Abdoulaye, research fellow at the Leibniz-Zentrum Moderner Orient (ZMO) of Berlin, Germany.

A religious studies scholar trained at Northwestern University (United States), Dr. Sounaye is a specialist of Islam, which he has researched extensively in Niger and Nigeria. He has notably focused on Salafi leaders and movements. He is currently starting a project on religious practices on Nigerian campuses.

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Latest publications about Nigeria in the Social Sciences and the Humanities: November - December 2017

BiblioNigeria is a watchtower for all articles and books published about Nigeria in the Social Sciences and the Humanities. Every two months, a downloadable bulletin is published here to present an almost exhaustive list of most recent publications. Authors as well as users are invited to submit references through the link below.

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November - December 2017 edition is available here:

Enhancing African Studies Research in the Digital Age: Linking Open Data of the Liberated Africans Project and West Africa Historical GIS

An IFRA research training seminar, by Prof. Henry Lovejoy (University of Colorado, Boulder) * Thursday, 1st of February 2018 at IFRA Library

This Thursday, 1st of February 2018, IFRA was very pleased to host Prof. Henry Lovejoy, Assistant Professor at the University of Colorado Boulder (United States), historian, specialist of the history of the Atlantic World. Author of Prieto: Yorùbá Kingship in Colonial Cuba during the Age of Revolutions, Prof. Lovejoy initiated Liberated Africans (liberatedafricans.org), a collaborative research project aiming at identifying links between diasporas on both sides of the Atlantic.

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10 Myths on Violence in Nigeria”, 11-15th of December, 2017 IFRA Library

From the 11th to 15th of December 2017, IFRA organised a week of Masterclass entitled “10 Myths on Violence in Nigeria”. It took place at the IFRA library, Institute of African studies, University of Ibadan.
11 master and PhD students of the University of Ibadan in various fields of social sciences and humanities were selected to participate. The programme was led by Prof. Marc-Antoine Pérouse de Montclos, political scientist and specialist of Nigeria assisted by Ghislain Benrais, programme developer.

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Human Trafficking on Sexual Exploitation in Nigeria, 30th of November, 2017, Ibadan School of Governement and Public Policy

On Thursday 30th of November 2017, IFRA co-organised the conference “Human Trafficking on Sexual Exploitation in Nigeria” with the Women Research and Documentation Centre (WORDOC) of the Institute of African Studies of the University of Ibadan. Due to a non-academic staff strike affecting all activities on the campus of the University of Ibadan, the programme was finally held at the Ibadan School of Governement and Public Policy (ISGPP).

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Latest publications about Nigeria in the Social Sciences and the Humanities: September-October 2017

BiblioNigeria is a watchtower for all articles and books published about Nigeria in the Social Sciences and the Humanities. Every two months, a downloadable bulletin is published here to present an almost exhaustive list of most recent publications. Authors as well as users are invited to submit references through the link below.

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September-October 2017 edition is available here:

Latest publications about Nigeria in the Social Sciences and the Humanities: July-August 2017

BiblioNigeria is a watchtower for all articles and books published about Nigeria in the Social Sciences and the Humanities. Every two months, a downloadable bulletin is published here to present an almost exhaustive list of most recent publications. Authors as well as users are invited to submit references through the link below.

To send a new reference to IFRA, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

July-August 2017 edition is available here:

IFRA/WORDOC Seminar "Human Trafficking on Sexual Exploitation In Nigeria"

Thursday 30th of November 2017, 2pm, Lady Bank Anthony Hall, Institute of African Studies, University of Ibadan

This seminar will conclude the eponymous project which started in 2015 as a partnership with the programme "Support to the Fight against Human Trafficking in countries of the Golf of Guinea" initiated by the French Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Development (MAEDI). The project focused on the places, actors and mechanisms of human trafficking networks. The research team notably conducted fieldwork in various sites: Benin City, Ibadan, Abuja, Lagos.

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Report: Reading Autobiographical Sources: Potentials and Challenges in Human and Social Sciences

By Dr. Roberto Zaugg (University of Lausanne)
7th of November 2017 (Ibadan)
8th of November 2017 (Ile-Ife)

This week, IFRA had the pleasure to host Dr. Roberto Zaugg, Ambizione fellow of the Swiss National Science Foundation at the University of Lausanne in Switzerland. After completing his doctorate on the Kingdom of Naples in 2008, Dr. Zaugg recently extended his interests to autobiographical writings as well as to the slave trade and the cultural history of colonialism.

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Call for application: Mastercard Foundation Scholars Program

The Mastercard foundation and Sciences Po Paris (France) have launched their new Mastercard Foundation Scholars program. This scholarship program aims at sponsoring a number of African students to pursue master studies in Sciences Po Paris. The scholarship program concerns various degrees at Sciences Po, including Law, International Affairs, Urban studies, Management and Innovation.

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