IFRA-Nigeria and the Institut Français of Nigeria in Abuja are please to invite you to the book presentation of “Un manguier au Nigeria” (a mango tree in Nigeria) which was published in 2019 within the Terres Humaines collection, at Plon.
Distinguished Personality Lectures
Report - Book launch: Classify, exclude and police: Urban lives in South Africa and Nigeria, by Prof. Laurent Fourchard
- Dates: 14th and 16th of January 2020
- Venues: Alliance Française of Lagos/ Mike Adenuga Centre and Drapers Hall, Institute of African Studies, University of Ibadan.
IFRA-Nigeria organised two events for the book launch of Prof. Laurent Fourchard, titted Classify, exclude and police: urban lives in South Africa and Nigeria. The events, in Lagos and in Ibadan, marked the launch of the forthcoming English version of the book in Wiley-Blackwell, originally published in French in 2018.
Report : Guest Lecture by Dr. Olatunji Ojo "Osifekunde of Ijebu: An Atlantic Odyssey in 19th Century Brazil and France" - Nov 21, 2019
Location: At Drapers Hall, Institute of African Studies, University of Ibadan
Time: 1.30pm to 3.30pm
IFRA-Nigeria hosted a Guest Lecture on Thursday 21st of November from 1.30pm to 3.30pm at Drapers Halls, Institute of African Studies (University of Ibadan). IFRA-Nigeria invited associate professor Dr. Olatunji Ojo to present his work on "Osifekunde of Ijebu: An Atlantic Odyssey in 19th Century Brazil and France"
Report - Guest lecture by Prof. Judith Byfield “Gender, Spectacle and Nation-making in Colonial Abeokuta” – June 3, 2019
Place: Lady Bank Anthony Hall, Institute of African Studies, University of Ibadan
Date: Monday 3rd of June 2019, 10am-12pm
IFRA-Nigeria, together with the WORDOC (Women research and documentation centre) had the unique opportunity to welcome Prof. Judith A. Byfield for their monthly seminar which was held on Monday 3rd of June 2019 from 10am to 12pm at Lady Bank Anthony Hall, Institute of African Studies, University of Ibadan. Prof. Judith A. Byfield delivered a guest lecture on “Gender, Spectacle and Nation-making in Colonial Abeokuta”.
Report: Guest Lecture “Dis-location: understanding public space from Cape Town”, by Prof. Myriam Houssay-Holzschuch
Date: April 11, 2019
Time: 10am to 12pm
Location: Anthony Lady Bank Hall, Institute of African Studies, UI
Report – Guest Lecture “Global Orisha: Diasporic Connections in the “Yoruba-inspired Atlantic” by Dr. Stefania Capone
Date: February 7, 2019
Location: Draper’s Hall, Institute of African Studies, University of Ibadan
IFRA-Nigeria opened the 2019 season of scientific events with a Guest Lecture given by Dr. Stefania Capone, themed on “Global Orisha: Diasporic connections in the ‘Yoruba inspired Atlantic’”. The event was organized in partnership with the Thursday Film Series and with the support of the Institute of African Studies (IAS, UI).
Thanks to the Institut Francais and the French Embassy in Nigeria, IFRA organised a series of lectures by Cynthia Fleury, philosopher and psychoanalyst, professor at the National Center for Arts and Crafts (CNAM). On Friday, 20th of September, Prof. Fleury was welcome at our cherished Draper’s hall at the Institute of African Studies in the University of Ibadan for a challenging lecture entitled “Courage in politics”.
On Thursday, 20th of September 2018, the French embassy in Nigeria, the Institut Francais du Nigeria and IFRA Nigeria are extremely pleased to invite you to our next Guest Lecture entitled "Why are imagination and courage essential to democracy?" given by Professor Cynthia Fleury.
On Thursday, 17th of May, we are really pleased to invite you to an IFRA-Nigeria/Institut Francais/Institute of African Studies Guest lecture entitled "Citizenship and Nationality. An individual and collective challenge for the nation" by Professor Patrick WEIL.
The lecture will take place at 2pm prompt in Draper's Hall, Institute of African Studies, University of Ibadan.
An IFRA Guest Lecture by Cécile Délétré (University Paris-Sorbonne/Conservatoire National Supérieur de Paris)
On Friday, 2nd of March, IFRA Nigeria was delighted to host Cécile Délétré for a guest lecture entitled “Present Day Hunter’s Festival in Yorubaland and Their Music” at Draper’s Hall, Institute of African Studies, University of Ibadan.
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