African Guest Researchers’ Scholarship Programme 2007

The Nordic Africa Institute has awarded the following African Guest Researchers' Scholarships for 2007:

Professor Fred Hendricks, Faculty of Humanities, Rhodes University, Grahamstown, South Africa, within the research programme Currencies of Transformation in Africa: Changing Resource Regimes in Times of Uncertainty.
The title of his current research project is ‘‘The Land and Agrarian Question in Southern Africa”. Mid-April–mid-May and mid-August–mid-September.

Dr Kalpana Hiralal, School of Anthropology, Gender and Historical Studies, University of KwaZulu-Natal, Durban, South Africa, within the research programme Gender and Age in African Cities.
The title of her current research project is ‘‘Women, Empowerment and Development: A Case Study of Informal Workers in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa”. September–November.

Mr Nathaniel King, Department of Sociology, Fourah Bay College, University of Sierra Leone, Freetown, Sierra Leone, within the research programme Post-Conflict Transition, the State and Civil Society in Africa.
The title of his current research project is ‘‘Civil War as a Survivalist Strategy for Youth Anti-Gerontocrats Project and Female Emancipation; and Elongations into Post-Conflict Sierra Leone”. February–April.

Dr Sylvia Nannyonga-Tamusuza, Music, Dance and Drama Department, Makerere University, Kampala, Uganda, within the research project Cultural Images in and of Africa.
The title of her current research project is ‘‘What Is ‘African’ of ‘African’ Music in Bergen and Uppsala? Conceptualization of ‘African’ Music in Two Nordic Cities”. Mid-January–mid-March.

Dr Massoud Omar, Department of Local Government Studies, Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, Nigeria, within the research programme Gender and Age in African Cities.
The title of his current research project is ‘‘Urban Youth in Zaria: Eking Out Livelihoods in the Informal Sector”. September–November.