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IFRA 2018 Conference funding
The French Institute for Research in Africa (IFRA-Nigeria) is offering grants to support valuable graduate students presenting papers at regional and international conferences in any field of the Social Sciences and the Humanities.
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.
NaijaSynCor project: release of a pilot syntactic corpus of Naija
NaijaSynCor has just released a pilot syntactic corpus of Naija on the Turku Universal Dependencies Website. The treebank was created within the NaijaSynCor project, directed by Bernard Caron and funded by the ANR, the French National Research Agency.
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
IFRA Nigeria, a non-profit Institute to promote research in the social sciences and the humanities
Who are we?
IFRA-Nigeria is a non-for-profit Institute 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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