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Funding & Opportunities
October 27, 2023 in Opportunities

Call for Applications: EMKP 2023/2024 Grant

The Endangered Material Knowledge Programme. Deadline: 7th January 2024.
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October 16, 2023 in Opportunities

Call for Papers: Resistant Knowledges 2023-2024

Resistant Knowledges: unmasking coloniality through the re-search of local to global communities. From 10/15/2023 through 12/15/2023.
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May 19, 2023 in BIEA, Funding, Opportunities

The British Academy and British Institute in Eastern Africa announce seed funding for early career SHAPE researchers 

Successful research projects include those looking at transitional justice processes in Nigeria and Kenya, and how education might contribute to peace.
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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
April 18, 2023 in OurResearch, research

Regional Futures

In the last two decades, an information revolution in the global south has profoundly shaped the urbanisation of metropolitan regions.
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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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