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Roundtable: Gender in/of African cities
Tuesday 9th of April, Abuja / Saturday 13th of April, Lagos
Artists, activists, academics and urban actors gathered in order to create spontaneous discussions on issues of gender in urban African contexts, starting from the case of Nigerian cities, notably Lagos and Abuja. Free entrance
Call for paper
XVIIIe Mega Tchad Symposium
IFRA-Nigeria is partnering the organisation of the 18th Mega Tchad Symposium that will be held in N’Djamena (Chad) on January 2020. Contributions from various disciplines (anthropology, archaeology, ecology, geography, history, linguistic, political sciences, etc.) will be examined. Deadline: June 15
“Global Orisha: Diasporic Connections in the “Yoruba-inspired Atlantic” by Dr. Stefania Capone
Dr Capone’s Guest Lecture was exploring, through comparative analysis, the trans-nationalisation of Afro-American religions to their relocalisation and the process of “re-Africanisation” of the religions and the narratives stored in the African memory.
One Day Conference
Looking For and Learning From African Public Spaces
Date: February 21, 2019, 10am – 4pm
Location: Resource Hall, Centre for Housing and Sustainable Development, University of Lagos (UniLag)
What is IFRA Nigeria?
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 University 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
- Report - Guest Lecture “Dis-location: understanding public space from Cape Town”, by Prof. Myriam Houssay-Holzschuch
- Report: Roundtables “Gender of/in African cities”
- TREEBADAN/IGI’BADAN: “Local Knowledges and Relations to Remarkable Trees in Ibadan (Oyo State, Nigeria)”
- PACKING: Protection of migrants and Asylum seekers especially Children and women coming from Nigeria and victims of trafficKING.
- Call for paper: XVIIIe Mega Tchad Symposium
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