African Guest Researchers’ Scholarship Programme 2009

The Nordic Africa Institute has awarded the following scholarships for 2009:

Dr Babatunde Ahonsi, Women’s Health and Action Research Centre, Benin City, Nigeria, within the research programme Post-Conflict Transition, the State and Civil Society in Africa. The title of his current research project is ‘‘The Role of State and Non-State Actors in the Integration of Responses to HIV/AIDS and Gender-Based Violence into Peace-Building Programmes in Post-Conflict Liberia and Sierra Leone”. Mid-January–mid-March.

Dr Godwin Murunga, Department of History, Kenyatta University, Nairobi, Kenya, within the research cluster Conflict, Displacement and Transformation. The title of his current research project is ‘‘Kenya: Democracy on Trial”. September–November.

Dr Martin Sango Ndeh, Department of History, University of Buea, Buea, Cameroon, within the research programme Global Trade and Regional Integration: African Economies, Producers, and Living Conditions. The title of his current research project is ‘‘Economic (Dis)integration in Central Africa: The Paradox of Regional Economic Cooperation from UDEAC to CEMAC”. September–November.

Dr Elaine Salo, African Gender Institute, University of Cape Town, Rondebosch, South Africa, within the research project Gender, Sexuality and HIV/AIDS. The title of her current research project is ‘‘The Born Frees: Race, gender, sexuality and youth identity in post-apartheid urban South Africa”. April-May.

Professor Maxi Schoeman, Department of Political Sciences, University of Pretoria, Pretoria, South Africa, within the research cluster Conflict, Displacement and Transformation. The title of her current research project is ‘‘Building Africa’s Security Architecture: Moving Towards a Future of Peace and Prosperity?”. Mid-August–mid-October.


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