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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 Gerard Chouin on Facebook Live
On Tuesday 26th of May 2020 at 7pm (Nigerian time), Prof Gerard Chouin will host a live workshop themed on «Searching for premodern pandemics: the plague in African History» on Facebook live.
Online workshop with Dr Gerard Serra on Facebook live
On Tuesday 2nd of June 2020 at 1pm, Dr Gerardo Serra (University of Manchester) will host a workshop on “Concepts, Science and Communities: Writing Histories of African Economic Thought" . The seminar will explore some possible ways to analyse the evolution of African economic thought.
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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