IFRA-Nairobi: Call for Applications for Fieldwork Grants 2017

Deadline: 4 April 2017

IFRA-Nairobi is currently inviting masters and doctoral students for its Fieldwork Grants 2017 to conduct their research in 2017 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.

Themes

IFRA’s main research themes include:

  • political dynamics
  • culture and society
  • economy
  • land issues

Priority 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 forms should be sent 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.

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