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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.
Online workshop by Prof Olly Owen on Facebook Live
On Tuesday 16th of June 2020 at 1pm (Nigerian time), Prof Olly Owen (Oxford University) will host a live workshop themed on «Creating data or gathering evidence? Knowledge and power in ethnographic research on policing» on Facebook live.
Online Book discussion with Abubakar Adam Ibrahim on Instagram Live
On Thursday 18th of June 2020 at 2pm, IFRA-Nigeria and the Alliance Française of Lagos/ Mike Adenuga Centre will host an online book discussion with renowned author Abubakar Adam Ibrahim about his ouvrage The Whispering Trees.
Online workshop with Dr Taibat Lawanson on Facebook live
On Tuesday 23rd of June 2020 at 1pm, Dr Taibat Lawanson (University of Lagos) will host a workshop on “Why urban research matters for Africa's 4th industrial revolution?" on Facebook live.
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
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