Dates: January 29th and February 10th, 2020
Location: Board room, Institute of African Studies, University of Ibadan
For the first workshop of 2020, IFRA-Nigeria offered to follow a small group of research fellows in the design of a strong PhD research proposal. This was a competitive call, which targeted postgraduate students in social sciences a/o humanities who were already in the process of applying for a PhD tenure. The workshop was led by Dr. Cyrielle Maingraud-Martinaud, the deputy director of IFRA-Nigeria and a doctor in Political Sciences from Sciences Po Bordeaux (France).
Date: Thursday 17th of October 2019, 9am to 11 am
Location: Drapers Hall, Institute of African Studies, University of Ibadan,
Date: 26 September 2019
Location: IFRA-Nigeria’s library (IAS, UI)
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". The workshop focused on how best to understand, analyse and respond to a call for paper for an academic conference.
Date: Thursday 11 of July 2019
Location: Obafemi Awolowo University
On Thursday 11 of July 2019, IFRA-Nigeria hosted a methodological workshop at Obafemi Awolowo University entitled “Making the most of newspapers as sources: critical reflections and research methodologies”. The workshop was animated by Dr Katharina Oke (Kings College London, UK) and held at The Faculty of Art of Obafemi Awolowo University. The event was facilitated by Dr. Titus Olusegun (IFRA fellows and lecturer at the dep. of music, OAU).
Date: Wednesday 10th of July 2019
Location: IFRA-Nigeria's library
On Wednesday 10th of July, IFRA-Nigeria hosted a methodological seminar at IFRA-Nigeria’s library, at the Institute of African Studies (University of Ibadan). The workshop was facilitated by Chrystel Oloukoï (PhD candidate, Harvard University, USA) and Julien Roland (PhD candidate, Kent State University, USA) and consisted of an introduction and short-training to the computer programme Mendeley.
Date: June 13
Location: Faculty of Arts, Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile Ife
On June 13, IFRA-Nigeria's team was welcomed at the Faculty of Arts of Obafemi Awolowo University, by Dr. Titus Olusegun (lecturer at the dep. of music, OAU).
Date: June 7, 2019
Location: BIC Ijomah Centre, Department of Sociology, University of Nigeria, Nsukka
On Friday 7th of June 2019, IFRA-Nigeria was welcome at the BIC Ijomah Centre, Department of Sociology, University of Nigeria, Nsukka, by Prof. Egodi Uchendu and Dr. Chidi Ugwu from the Department of Sociology and Anthropology.
Dr. Emilie Guitard and Clementine Chazal hosted two methodological workshops on “How to apply for scholarships, postdocs and other academic positions in Europe”.
Date: Monday 3rd of June
Place: IFRA library (the Institute of African Studies, University of Ibadan).
On June 3rd, Côme Salvaire hosted a 4 hours workshop (divided into two parts) at IFRA-Nigeria, entitled “Qualitative Methods: constructing your research object, choosing your cases”. This workshop aimed at students of sociology or political science looking to develop qualitative methods skills.
Date: 2nd May 2019
Place: Institute for Development Research and Training, Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria
On Thursday 2 May 2019, Dr Elodie Apard (director of IFRA Nigeria), Sara Panata (PhD student at Paris I Pantheon-Sorbonne) and Dr Vincent Hiribarren (King's College London) travelled to Ahmadu Bello University in Zaria, to host a methodological workshop entitled “Applying for a scholarship, a post-doc and an academic position in Europe”. The workshop was held at the Institute for Development Research and Training (IDR) and kindly organised by its director, Prof. Hudu. A. Ayuba.
Date: April 1st 2019
Place: IFRA-Nigeria's library
On April 1st 2019, Dr. Gerardo Serra hosted a 4 hours workshop themed on "CENSUS STORIES: Quantification, trust and the politics of counting people". The workshop focused on population census as a source for political and cultural history in Sub-Saharan Africa.