July 28, 2013

Hauwa Ibrahim Presents on Social Justice and Shariah Law

Accra, Ghana—Hauwa Ibrahim, a Nigerian attorney renowned for her successful defense of women condemned to death in shariah law courts and recipient of the European Parliament’s 2005 Sakharov Prize, spoke to fellows about the bridging of research and social justice advocacy. In her keynote address to fellows convened at one of two annual workshops, she presented her strategies [Read More]

July 23, 2013

Announcing the Second Cohort

New York, NY—The Social Science Research Council (SSRC) has named thirty-six new fellows to the Next Generation Social Sciences in Africa program. Fellows were selected for the quality and originality of their work in the fields of peace, security, and development and for their potential to make significant contributions to the social sciences. This 2013–14 [Read More]