The ADEFSA Natural Language Processing (NLP) Bootcamp was run by IFRA from the 8th to the 11th of November, as part of a programme to support the development of French higher education in Africa (ADESFA) financed by the French Ministry of Europe and Foreign Affairs (MEAE). ADEFSA has supported the University Paris Nanterre to help the University of Ibadan to set up a Masters Degree in Natural Language Processing.
As part of the research programme Hidden Narratives on Transnational Organised Crime in West Africa a research training programme was organised on the theme: “Challenges of Fieldwork: Data Collection in Sensitive Situations”. A six days masterclass took place at the Nigerian Academy of Letters, University of Ibadan from September 13th to 19th, 2021.
Call for Application - Masterclass: "Challenges of Fieldwork: Data Collection in Sensitive Situations" - 13-19 September 2021
The programme Hidden Narratives on Transnational Organised Crime in West Africa is proposing a Masterclass on the theme: “Challenges of Fieldwork: Data Collection in Sensitive Situations”. The masterclass will take place at the Institute of African Studies, University of Ibadan from September 13th to 19th 2021.
2019 first edition of the Annual Arcis NLP summer school
Taking advantage of the presence of the NaijaSynCor specialists of Natural Language Processing (NLP) who attended the June 2019 Naija Symposium in Ibadan, the Africa Regional Centre for Information Science (ARCIS), University of Ibadan, Nigeria, organised with IFRA the first edition of its Annual ARCIS NLP Summer School, on 1-3 July, 2019.
Report – Masterclass Inter IFRE/INED/IRD “Combining Sources in Social Sciences and Humanities: Fieldwork methods and Practices”
IFRA-Nigeria together with four other French Institute of Research in Africa (IFRA-Nairobi, IFAS Johannesburg and CFEE Addis-Abeba) organized a masterclass themed “Combining sources in social sciences and humanities: fieldwork methods and practices”. This masterclass was hosted by IFRA Nairobi and was held in Nandi Hills, Kenya from July 16 to 23, 2018.
Date: 19th to 28th of February 2019
Location: Lagos and Ibadan
IFRA-Nigeria, together with ENS-Paris (Ecole Normale Supérieure) organized a ten-day long Masterclass themed on “Researching public spaces in African cities” which was held from February 19 to 28, that took place in the Universities of Lagos (UniLag) and Ibadan (UI) respectively.
From February 19th to 28th 2019, ENS Paris and IFRA-Nigeria are co-organising a week-long Masterclass between the University of Lagos and the University of Ibadan, exploring the concept of public spaces in African cities. A call is now open for 10 Nigerian students to participate.
A Masterclass held at the Aminu Kano Centre for Democratic Research and Training (Mambayya House), Bayero University, Kano from July 2nd to July 7th, 2018
The French Institute for Research in Africa (IFRA) Nigeria (Ibadan), Sciences Po (Paris), Mambayya House, BUK (Kano) and Columbia University (New York) invite applications for 16 young researchers on our jointly taught research masterclass, to be held at Mambayya House, Kano, from July 2nd to July 7th, 2018.
From Monday 13th to Friday 17th of November 2017, Prof. Bernard Caron (Llacan-IFRA Nigeria), Prof. Francis Eghbokhare (University of Ibadan) and the Post-Graduate School of the University of Ibadan co-organised the Masterclass “Training on IT Tools for Electronic Corpus Annotation” at the Conference Centre of the University of Ibadan.