The Social Relations of Identity Construction and Reconstruction among Ethnic Groups in Benue State, Nigeria, by Confort E. UGBEM. Abstract: In Nigeria, ethnic identity occupies a salient position as it is usually mobilized for group action leading to violent and non-violent contests to establish or protect their supremacy.
BiblioNigeria is a watchtower for all articles and books published about Nigeria in the Social Sciences and the Humanities. N°2/2013 has been released. Dowload pdf bulletin and check latest publications about Nigeria in the Social Sciences and the Humanities.
Have you thought of studying for a Master’s degree in France ? Campus France program officer is coming to Ibadan for a short presentation of the french education system. A private 30 mns appointment is also possible. For more information, please send mail: email@example.com
Edwin Eriata Oribhabor is a promoter of Nigerian Pidgin who regularly publishes chronicles on this site (see Naija Kona) Here is an interview of Oribabhor published on Everythin Literature : http://everythinliterature.blogspot.fr/2013/05/nigerian-pidgin-most-popular-mode-of.html
We are pleased to announce a research training and proposal development seminar on the history of medical research in Nigeria, to be held at IFRA-Nigeria conference hall, 9 Parry Road, University of Ibadan, from 10th to 13th June 2013. This seminar is open to twelve (12) doctoral postgraduate students and recent postdoctoral scholars (PhD awarded after 1st January 2009) from Nigerian universities.
Prof. Bernard Caron, research director at the CNRS (Centre National de Recherche Scientifique, France), led a three-week scientific mission on the Zaar language (Chadic language SBW) in Zaria from 26 November to 17 December 2012. IFRA-Nigeria invited Prof. Caron, former IFRA director, to use its premises at Ahmadu Bello University in Zaria. The research of Dr. Caron and his assistant Mr. Marvellous S. Davan was funded by LABEX EFL (Sorbonne Paris-cité), as part of the project “The Typology (...)
Date: April 17, 2013 Place: Draper’s Hall, Institute of African Studies, University of Ibadan Time: 4.00-5.30 pm Based on fieldwork with various companies, the book explores the dynamics of Franco-Nigerian commercial interactions from an economic sociology perspective, from 1997 to 2011. It deals with the business relationships between France and Nigeria, by focusing on historical and political factors. Dr. Marjolaine Paris (firstname.lastname@example.org) got her Ph.D. from the University (...)
IFRA-Nigeria participated in the 7th Annual Conference and General Assembly of the Society for Peace Studies and Practice (SPSP), organized at Ado-Ekiti (Ekiti State, Nigeria), 25–27 March. The Governor of Ekiti State, Dr. Kayode Fayemi, chaired the event, which involved scholars, professors, PhD students, and members of security agencies involved in conflict resolution in Nigeria. The main theme of the conference—“Defining And Rethinking Peace And Security Systems In Transitional (...)
The IFRA-Nigeria team congratulates Dr. Ishanlosen Odiaua, who recently defended her Ph.D. entitled “The stakes on and paths to conservation and ‘patrimonialisation’ of ancient architectures in Mali and Nigeria: Djenné, Kano, Sukur and Ushafa” at the University of Paris-1, Panthéon-sorbonne, UFR 03 (Arts et Archéologie), Ecole Doctorale ED 441. The dissertation was supervised by Prof. (Emeritus) Jean Polet. The defence took place in the J. B. Duroselle Room at the Sorbonne, on October 23, 2012. (...)
Dr. David Enweremadu’s book was officially launched on 1 March at the premises of the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) in Abuja. The conference was chaired by Osisioma B. C. Nwolise, Professor of Political Science at the University of Ibadan, and Ekpo Nta, Chairman of the ICPC. It gathered scholars, senators, representatives of federal ministries, members of NGOs focused on corruption issues, and representatives of embassies. The head of the French (...)
Presentation In the framework of her new partnership with the Nigeria Stability and Reconciliation Programme (NSRP), IFRA-Nigeria is offering four full-time positions to junior researchers/librarians to update the Nigeria Watch database on violence in Nigeria (see http://www.nigeriawatch.org/). Duration 1 May 2013 – 30 April 2015 [longer if project is successful] Location IFRA-Nigeria annex, Nigeria Watch Project, 9 Parry Road, University of Ibadan Campus, Ibadan, Oyo State. Salary (...)
IFRA-Nigeria provided airfare to enable Mr. Kolawole Adekola, IFRA-Nigeria fellow, lecturer at the Department of Archaeology and Anthropology, University of Ibadan, to participate in the 7th World Archaeological Congress meeting held at the Dead Sea, Jordan, from January 13-18, 2013. Adekola delivered two papers, chaired three sessions and served as a mentor for members of the WAC Student Committee. The first paper entitled “Protection of National Patrimony: A Comparative Study of Legal (...)
The Nigeria Watch database is a project initially put in place by Prof. Marc-Antoine Pérouse de Montclos, political scientist and researcher at the Institut de Recherche pour le Développement (IRD), who remains the scientific director and team leader. The database aims at compiling and monitoring homicides and violent deaths (including road accidents) in Nigeria in order to provide quantitative data and assist in the analysis of trends of violence (more information at (...)
Sara Panata is a Master’s student in Political Science at the University of Trieste (Italy) and at the Institut National des Langues et Civilisations Orientales (INALCO, France). She is currently undertaking research on the Nigerian Youth Service Corps (NYSC). Please take some minutes to download, fill, and return her questionnaire. All questionnaires must be sent to her email address: email@example.com Dowload (...)
A delegation of IFRA-Nigeria, composed of Dr. Gerard Chouin, Dr. Elodie Apard-Malah and Manuel Reinert, responded to the invitation of the Center for Petroleum, Energy Economics and Law (CPEEL). Established in 2011 as a MacArthur Foundation-funded Centre of Excellence in the University of Ibadan, CPEEL is a multidisciplinary research centre which aims at training high-skilled personnel and conducting cutting-edge research on energy. The institution’s comprehensive approach to energy-related (...)
Membership is free. Application submitted will be reviewed by peers. Senior as well as Junior (...)
About the Fellowship The IFRA Research Fellowship is an academic extension of IFRA-Nigeria. It (...)