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]

June 1, 2013

Program Produces 12 PhDs in Its First Year

New York, NY—In the first year the Next Generation Social Sciences in Africa Program supported twelve fellows who completed the doctoral degree, including Gugulethu Siziba, a scholar from Zimbabwe who was awarded a doctoral degree from the Department of Anthropology at Stellenbosch University in 2013. The program looks to begin replenishment of adequately credentialed faculty in [Read More]