African Guest Researchers’ Scholarship Programme 2006

The Nordic Africa Institute has awarded the following African Guest Researchers' Scholarships for 2006:

Dr J. Akosua Adomako Ampofo, Institute of African Studies, University of Ghana, Legon, Ghana, within the research programme 'Sexuality, Gender and Society in Africa'. The title of her current research project is ‘Sex and Generational Differences in the Gender-Based Constructions and Expectations of Marriage among Young People and Their Parents/Guardians in Ghana’. Mid-April–mid-June.


Dr Ogu Sunday Enemaku, Department of Mass Communication, University of Lagos, Akoka-Lagos, Nigeria, within the research programme 'Post-Conflict Transition, the State and Civil Society in Africa'. The title of his current research project is ‘Re-Thinking Post-Conflict Transition towards a Communication Culture-Based Paradigm: Reflections on the Idi Araba, Lagos Strategy’. Mid-February – mid-May.

Dr Heidi Hudson, Department of Political Science, University of the Free State, Bloemfontein, South Africa, within the research project 'Liberation and Democracy in Southern Africa'. The title of her current research project is ‘Globalisation, Democratisation and Foreign Policy-Making: The Dilemma of Balancing Ideas, Interests and Institutions in Post-Apartheid South Africa’. September–November.

Dr Emebet Mulugeta, Center for Research, Training and Information on Women in Development (CERTWID), Addis Ababa University, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, within the research programme 'Gender and Age in African Cities' The title of her current research project is ‘Survival Strategies of Vulnerable Women in Addis Ababa City’. September–November.

Dr Taiwo Oloruntoba-Oju, Department of Modern European Languages, University of Ilorin, Ilorin, Nigeria, within the research project 'Cultural Images in and of Africa'. The title of his current research project is ‘Male, Female and the OTHER Sex: Sexuality in African Culture and Literature’. Mid-March–mid-June.

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