Appel à Candidatures Programme Atlas - Aide à la mobité pour séjour de recherche post-doctorale

Atlas 2022La Fondation Maison des sciences de l’homme (FMSH) et l’Institut Français de Recherche en Afrique (IFRA) du Nigeria proposent à des postdoctorants résidant en France une aide à la mobilité pour réaliser un séjour de recherche de 2 ou 3 mois en Afrique de l’Ouest : Nigeria, Ghana, Bénin, Togo, Cameroun et Tchad. Seront soutenus des projets de recherche qui s’inscrivent dans la politique scientifique de l’IFRA Nigeria, en synergie avec ses chercheurs ou ses partenaires au Nigeria. Les projets interdisciplinaires sont bienvenus. Cet appel s’inscrit dans le cadre du Programme Atlas de mobilité postdoctorale de courte durée lancé par la FMSH et ses partenaires.

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Night of Ideas - (Re)Building Together - January 27th

0127GroupPictureIn Collaboration with Institut Français du Nigeria, IFRA-Nigeria organised an evening that celebrated the circulation of ideas and knowledges. The theme of 2022 Night of Ideas was "(Re)building Together : Inter-religious Dialogue and Social Cohesion. Perspectives from Nigeria".

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ADEFSA Natural Language Processing (NLP) Bootcamp

ADESFA Bootcamp GroupThe 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.

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Digitization Training Programme 25-29 October

202110ArchivesTrainingGroupAs part of the NaijaArchives project, which aims at improving the accessibility of Nigerian archives, and thanks to the funding of the French Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Dr Camille Tatger, a historian and archivist currently working for the French Ministry of Ecology came to provide a digitization training to staff members of various Nigerian Archives centres (Zaria, Kaduna, Enugu, Ibadan). The training took place from October 25th to October 29th in IFRA, University of Ibadan. 

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Impact of Covid-19 in Nigeria: Research Findings Presentation and Documentary Screening

202111CovidConfPapersFew weeks after the outbreak of Covid-19, IFRA-Nigeria launched a research project on the impacts of the pandemics in Nigeria. The project had three successive phases in the course of 18 months and was funded by IFRA and the French Embassy in Nigeria. To celebrate its closure and disseminate its findings, IFRA-Nigeria organised a conference followed by a film screening to present the research outputs on Wednesday 10th of November from 4pm to 6pm in University of Ibadan.

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Call for applications - Adesfa Natural Language Processing Boot Camp

call for applicationInitiating the Natural Language Processing Programme in Nigeria :  8-11 November, 2021.

The Centre for Excellence in Teaching and Learning, University of Ibadan, in conjunction with the Institut Français de Recherche en Afrique (IFRA), hereby invites postgraduate students and other members of the Nigerian society to a Boot Camp where it introduces the University’s proposal of the Natural Language Processing NLP Programme.

Applications are closed.

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