Grantees 2023

IFRA-Nairobi is happy to announce that the following Masters and PhD students have been awarded fieldwork support to conduct their research in the field of social sciences and humanities in East Africa (Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Burundi, Rwanda, and Eastern Congo).

  • Adrien Morvan, An Anthropological Approach to the Evolution of Agricultural Practices in the village of Mwada in Tanzania.
  • Alain Mukamba Mulungula, Université du Burundi : Violences et réintégration durable des personnes déplacées internes à l’Est de la RDC : analyse des discours des déplacés environnementaux versus déplacés des guerres.
  • Alexander Otwori, The Human Impacts of Dam-Induced Displacement and Resettlement in Kenya. Case study of Mwache Dam.
  • Alina Oswald, Automobility in Twentieth-Century Kenya.
  • Aude Franklin, Une anthropologie de la famille en situation(s) de migration(s), Kampala.
  • Christine Atieno, Cultural Identity: The Assumed Struggles Among Refugee Children in East Africa.
  • Clara Torrão Busin, At the Crossroads of Borders: The Swahili Coast between Mozambique and Tanzania between 1826-1985/86.
  • David Njenga Muiruri, Role of (Critical) Mapping in/as Social Innovation: A case of building on community resilience and adaptive capacity in a context of spatial, environmental, and societal transformation in Kenya’s coastal area.
  • Elisabeth Schubiger, IHEID: Liquid Stories and Fluid Dispossessions in Turkana’s Petroscape.
  • Emmanuel K. Ofori-Sarpong, SOAS – University of London: The poetics of the good African city: space, power, and the politics of new city implementation in Kalobeyei.
  • Fidelis Kioko, Regimentation and Commercialization of popular music in the Kamba Community, from 1960 to 2022.
  • Gaaki Kigambo, Mediating Contentious Politics in Hybrid Regimes Press Coverage of Political Protests in Uganda.
  • Hakim Belhacel, Oman precense in Eastern Africa in the 19th century.
  • Isaiah Masolo Ngokho, Colonial Policy On Transport Infrastructure in Kenya: Case of Uganda Railway, 1896-1945.
  • John Kyamanywa/ Thomas Edward, Luvanoma Linguistic Vitality: A Sociolinguistic Documentation Project.
  • Kilundu Mbukani Médard, Université du Burundi : Les familles monoparentales dans la ville de Bukavu : Gestion, conflits et récits de vie.
  • Lola Noslier, Judicial Trajectories and State Formation: A Kenya-Uganda Comparative Approach.
  • Mahat Issack Hassan, Construction of Somali Identity and its Implication on Kenya’s Statehood.
  • Marie Mémeteau, The Career paths of Successful Kenyan Runners in ElgeyoMarakwet County.
  • Neema Munuo, Land Governance in Tanzania: Exploring Decision making Processes in Regularized Informal Settlements.
  • Olive Muthoni, University of Nairobi : Transformation of colonial architecture in Nyeri County.
  • Ombane Alex Mokaya, University of Nairobi: Asian Philanthropy in Kenya’s medical service: The Case of Nairobi 1963-2002.
  • Pauline Nyamohanga, Coping strategies, Adaptation, and Resilience to drought by Pastoralists and Implication on Sustainability of Livestock in Migori County.
  • Rebecca Muriuki, Palaeoecology and Paleoenvironmental Changes in Kilombe Caldera using Plants Microfossils to Compare with the Present Vegetation Composition and Distribution.
  • Robinson Sinyati, University of Queensland & University of Dar es Salaam : An Archaeobotanical Perspective on the Economy of the Ancient City of Kilwa Kisiwani, Southern Tanzania: AD 800 – 1600.
  • Rose Mbezi, Women’s Access to Land in the Context of Multiple Land users. A case study of Mohoro Village.
  • Xinyi Zhang, The Urban Perceptions and Practices of Chinese Nationals in Nairobi.
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