British Institute in Eastern Africa

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

Funding & Opportunities
January 5, 2022 in BIEA

Job Opportunity: BIEA Kenya Country Director

The British Institute in Eastern Africa (BIEA) seeks to appoint a new Kenya Country Director from June 2022. Applications must be received by 17.00 EAT on 31 January 2022.
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January 4, 2022 in Opportunities

First Call for Papers: Fifth Workshop on the Use of Computational Methods in the Study of Endangered Languages

The ComputEL-5 workshop focuses on the use of computational methods in the study, support, and revitalization of endangered languages. 25-February-2022 Deadline for submission of papers or short abstracts
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January 3, 2022 in Opportunities

Call for Session Themes: 15th International Conference for Nubian Studies University of Warsaw 29th August – 4th September 2022

The deadline for the call for papers will be 31 March 2022 click for more on how to submit
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Publications
January 18, 2022 / Publications

Azania: Archaeological Research in Africa

Volume 56, Issue 3 (2021) Now Available
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January 18, 2022 / Publications

Journal of Eastern African Studies

JEAS Volume 15, Issue 4 (2021) Now Available
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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. https://www.mdpi.com/2072-4292/14/2/314/htm
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January 4, 2022 in research

BIEA’s Wells Being project

https://www.biea.ac.uk/wellsproject/ Late last year the International Science Council ran a story about the project, which you can find here: https://stories.council.science/unlocking-science-history-water-scarcity-africa/
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