IFRA-Nairobi: Call for Applications for Fieldwork Grants (2017-2018)

Deadline: 1 November 2017

IFRA-Nairobi is currently inviting masters and doctoral students for its Fieldwork Grants (2017-2018) to conduct their research between (2017-2018) in one of the five East African countries covered by the Institute: Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Burundi and Rwanda.

The French Institute for Research in Africa exists to promote research in all the disciplines in the humanities and social sciences within East Africa. It has a strong tradition of research in geography, political science, anthropology and history. In addition, it opened up to archaeology recently.

Themes

IFRA’s main research themes include:

  • Political Dynamics
  • Culture and Society
  • Economy
  • Land Issues

Topics

The following topics are IFRA’s priority areas:

  • Elections in Kenya (2017): mobilization, devolution, culture & technologies
  • Violence & security: police violence, daily security practices
  • Informal trade and rural-urban linkages
  • Social inequalities, morality and authority

How to Apply

The duly filled application form must be submitted at the address given on the website.

Note: All applications will be reviewed and that some of the grants will be given to students of non-priority topics.

For more information, please visit Fieldwork Grants (2017-2018).

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