British Institute in Eastern Africa

Conducting and supporting innovative research in the Humanities and Social Sciences across Africa since 1960

Funding & Opportunities
March 17, 2023 in Opportunities

The BIEA Graduate Attachment Scheme (GAS) 2023

Deadline for applications is 14th April 2023.
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March 7, 2023 in Opportunities

Call for Abstracts: The World of Iron

More details on how to apply to be provided soon.
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February 24, 2023 in BIEA, Funding, Opportunities

Bringing Research Home 2023 – 2024: Dissemination grants for postdoctoral scholars

BIEA invites applications from scholars who have recently completed doctoral research within the disciplines of humanities and social sciences in eastern Africa by 5pm EAT FRIDAY 31st MARCH 2023.
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January 30, 2023 in Funding, Opportunities

Call for Applications: International research on climate change adaptation and mitigation

Funded by Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC), Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC).
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April 1, 2022 / Publications

Policy and Practice in Rural Tanzania

by Antonio Allegretti. BIEA-funded research - forthcoming book
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January 18, 2022 / Publications

Azania: Archaeological Research in Africa

Volume 57, Issue 3 (2022)
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January 18, 2022 / Publications

Journal of Eastern African Studies

JEAS Volume 16, Issue 2 (2022)
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Research & Partners
January 17, 2022 in research

Remote Sensing for Biocultural Heritage Preservation in an African Semi-Arid Region: A Case Study of Indigenous Wells in Northern Kenya and Southern Ethiopia

The region of Southern Ethiopia (Borana) and Northern Kenya (Marsabit) is characterised by erratic rainfall, limited surface water, aridity, and frequent droughts.
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January 4, 2022 in research

BIEA’s Wells Being project Late last year the International Science Council ran a story about the project, which you can find here:
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