Awarded Scholarships 2017

African Guest Researchers' Scholarship Programme

Mathabo Khau, Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University, South Africa. Research project: 'Sexualities and HIV/AIDS in the context of mobility and migration: Narratives of international university students'

Linnet Hamasi, Faculty of Social Sciences, Department of Peace and Security Studies, Kisii University, Kenya. Research project: 'Sources, trends and influences in radicalization of women and girls and implications for security in Kenya'

Cush Ngonzo Luwesi, Universite du Kwango, DR Congo. Research project: 'Innovative water finance in Africa - A guide for water managers'

Samia Satti Nour, Economics Department, Faculty of Economic and Social Studies, Khartoum University, Sudan. Research project: 'Migration of higher education students from North Africa'

Idris Badiru, Department of Agricultural Extension and Rural Development, University of Ibadan, Nigeria. Research project: 'Nollywood coverage and framing of agricultural issues in the transformation agenda period'

Josephine Musango, School of Public Leadership, Stellenbosch University, South Africa. Research project: 'Urbanisation and sustainable electricity for all in African cities: The case of Cape Town' 

Nancy Rushohora, Makerere University, Uganda. Research project: 'The 'maji' of the majimaji war: Rituals and conservation of water resources in southern Tanzania'

Nordic Scholarship Programme 2017

Ludovick Myumbo, School of Social Sciences and Humanities, University of Tampere, Finland. Research project: 'Rural-urban migration of adolescent girls in search of a better life: Understanding the lived experiences of Nyiramba girls in Mwanza, Tanzania'

Said Juma, Faculty of Education, University of Jyväskylä, Finland. Research project: 'Moving towards inclusion: Implications for teacher education systems in Zanzibar'

Hamadou Boiro, Faculty of Social and Human Sciences, University of Iceland, Iceland. Research project: 'Trafficking is a heavy word: Bissau-Guinean Koran school students in Senegal'

Liisa Nokso-Koivisto, Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Helsinki, Finland. Research project: 'Vodun cults as cultural heritage in Benin'

Motolani Agbebi, School of Management, University of Tampere, Finland. Research project: 'Chinese economic engagement in Africa: Potential opportunities and implications for Human capital development. A case of Nigeria'

Karin Sundström, Department of Political Science, Stockholm University, Sweden. Research project: 'Restraining the state: Creation and design of national human rights institutions in Africa'

Gabriel Ezecchukwu, Department of Education, University of Turku, Finland. Research project: 'African academics in the Nordic universities: Prerequisites, diasporic existence and potentials for cooperation'

Gudrun Sif Fridriksdottir, University of Iceland, Iceland. Research project: ''The role of identity in the transition from combatant to civilian amongst Burundian ex-combatants'

Henri Onodera, Swedish School of Social Science, University of Helsinki, Finland. Research project: 'Beyond making do? Youth experiences of waithood in post-revolutionary Egypt'

Karim Karl Zakhour, Department of Political Science, Stockholm University, Sweden. Research project: 'Tunisia in transition: Center-periphery dynamics'

David Cheruiyot, Geography, Media and Communication Department, Karlstad University, Sweden. Research project: Media criticism and journalism practice: A comparative study of Kenya and South Africa'

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