African Guest Researchers’ Scholarship Programme 2015

Adebusuyi Isaac Adeniran, Obafemi Awolowo University, Department of Sociology and Anthropology, Ile-Ife, Ogun State, Nigeria. The title of his current research project is “Boko Haram Islamic Insurgency in Nigeria: Cross-Saharan exploration of origin, growth and sustenance.” Hosting research cluster: Conflict, Security and Democratic Transformation.

David Onyinyechi Agu, University of Nigeria, Department of Economics, Nsukka, Nigeria. The title of his current research project is “Households´Initital Conditions and the Probability of Self-selected Migrant-member in Nigeria”. Hosting research cluster: Migration, mobility and transnational relations.

Lydia Waithira Muthuma, Technical University of Kenya, School of Architecture (SABE), and Design and Creative Media, Nairobi, Kenya. The title of her current research project is “Nairobi’s Public Monuments.” Hosting research cluster: Urban Dynamics.

Kudzayi Munyaradzi Ngara, University of the Free State - QWAQWA Campus, Department of English, Phuthaditjaba, South Africa. The title of his current research project is “The Transforming Post-Apartheid City and/or Urban Imaginaries and Socio‐Economic Exclusion.”Hosting research cluster: Urban Dynamics.

Ada Sonia Peter, Covenant University, Ogun State, Nigeria. The title of her current research project is “Conflicts in Africa and Competing Narratives: Implications for UN-AU coordination in peace operations in Africa (2000-2010).” Hosting research cluster: Conflict, Security and Democratic Transformation.

Wondwosen Seide, Addis Ababa University, Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD), Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. The title of his current research project is “Land Deals/Grabbing in Ethiopia: The changing political economy and ecology. The case of Gambella Regional State, Ethiopia.” Hosting research cluster: Rural and Agrarian Change, Property and Resources  

Shanta Singh, University of Kwazulu Natal, Howard College Campus, Durban, South Africa. The title of her current research project is “Indigenous Knowledge Systems (IKS) and Feminisation of Poverty:   A comparative study of livelihood strategies among women in South Africa, India and Sweden.” Hosting research cluster: Migration, mobility and transnational relations.

Natalie Josephine Swanepoel, University of South Africa, Department   of Anthropology and Archeology, Pretoria, South Africa. The title of her current research project is: “Land and Labour on a South African Mission: A longitudinal study of land-use and tenure at the Botshabelo Mission Station, Mpumalanga, South Africa.” Hosting research cluster: Rural and Agrarian Change, Property and Resources.  

 

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