Call for applications | IFRA-Nairobi – fieldwork grants — LIMITE: 30/11/2022
IFRA-Nairobi invites applications for fieldwork grants aimed to support Masters, PhD and postdoc students who conduct research in the social sciences and humanities in East Africa (Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Burundi, Rwanda, and Eastern Congo). IFRA prioritizes support to the following research themes :
Elections, Governance in East Africa
Workers, Labour and Employment
Refugees and the Humanitarian Governance
Music, Art, Culture, and Heritage
Decolonizing African Studies : Thinkers, Practitioners and Practices
Gender and LGBT in Words and in Practice
African Socialism, Pan-Africanism, and (Sub-)National Imaginaries
The African City : Urban Inequality, Social (In-)Justice, and Slum Politics
Beyond these priority research themes, grants may be given to non-priority project proposals when considered academically relevant. There is no condition of nationality.
Kindly send your application to info[at]ifra-nairobi.net.
Applications can be submitted in English or French and include the following documents :
A cover letter (in PDF) of about 2 pages including a summary of the project in 15-20 lines and explaining your profile, why you need financial support, and if you already have support from other institutions and for how much ;
A detailed curriculum vitae (in PDF), including relevant publications ;
A research project proposal (in PDF) of maximum 5 pages that includes information about the methodology that will be used and details about the fieldwork location and research planning.
Deadline : Novembre 30, 2022