Awarded Scholarships 2016

African and Nordic Guest Researchers' Scholarship Programme

Barney Pityana, Honorary Visiting Professor at Allan Gray Centre for Leadership Ethics, Rhodes University; Fellow at the Institute for Advanced Studies, Stellenbosch University, and Professor Emeritus at the University of South Africa. Research project: “Ethical Leadership in the Construction of a Democratic Constitutional State: Perspectives on 20 Years of Democracy in South Africa”. 

Stephen Marr, Department of Global Political Studies, School of Culture and Society, Malmö University, Sweden.  Research project: “Rethinking Urbanity for the 21 st Century: Social Infrastructure and the Politics of Everyday Insecurity in Lagos and Detroit”. 

Senayon Olaoluwa, Institute of African Studies, University of Ibadan, Nigeria. Research project: “Nobody saw his front, nobody saw his back: Trickster phenomenon and overlapping cosmopolitanisms in Osuofia in London”. 

Opportuna Kweka, Department of Geography, College of Social Sciences, University of Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. Research project: “The Agrarian Question in Tanzania Revisited”.

Lassane Yameogo, Department of Geography, University of Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso. Research project: “Resetting of agrarian territories and coexistence between irrigated agriculture and cattle breeding in the lakeside area of the Bagré dam (Burkina Faso)”. 

Study and PhD Scholarship Programme

Thaddeus Ndukwe, PhD candidate, Department of Social Sciences and Philosophy, University of Jyväskylä, Finland. Research project: “Immigrant Political Integration in Finland: Case of African Immigrants at the Municipal Level”. 

Joel W. Abdelmoez, student at the Department of Asian, Middle Eastern and Turkish Studies, Stockholm University, Sweden. Research project: “Securitisation and Military Masculinity: The Role of Gender in Constructing National Security in Egypt”. 

Karl Heino, PhD candidate, Peace and Conflict Research Institute, University of Tampere, Finland. Research project: “Colonisation and war for French of Algerian Origin: The question of apologies, duty of forgetting and remembrance in identity building”. 

Mathias Ebot, PhD candidate, Department of Social Sciences, University of Eastern Finland. Research project: “Mixed Parenting in Finland: Conceptions and Practices of Parenthood”. 

Emma Kwegyir-Afful, PhD candidate, Institute of Public Health and Clinical Nutrition, University of Eastern Finland. Research project: “The lift-less intervention to prevent preterm and low birthweight – a stepped wedge cluster randomized controlled trial”. 

Annalotta Roos, Master student at the School of Global Studies, University of Gothenburg, Sweden. Research project: “How small farmers adapt to climate change in Botswana – A qualitative study of rural-poor farmers' experiences of climate change in the Limpopo Valley”. 

Malin Rundstedt, Master student at Sociologiska Institutionen, Lund University, Sweden. Research project: "A goat away from empowerment". 

Xolani Tshabalala, PhD candidate, Institute for Research on Migration, Ethnicity and Society (REMESO), Linköping University, Sweden. Research project: “Hyenas of the Limpopo: Brokerage, Regeneration and Social Transformation Across the Beitbridge Border”. 

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