WARA presents its 2018/19 Ideas Matter Fellows

The West African Research Association, in partnership with the Mastercard Foundation, is pleased to announce the awardees for the Ideas Matter Fellowship Program. This is the third year of this fellowship, which supports the work of doctoral students whose dissertation research focuses on women, technology and/or entrepreneurship and who are based in West African institutions.… Continue reading WARA presents its 2018/19 Ideas Matter Fellows

Book launch at WARC advocates repatriation of African artifacts

Felwine Sarr and Benedicte Savoy’s book Restituer le Patrimoine Africain (Repatriating Africa’s Cultural Heritage) was launched on January 23, 2019 at the West African Research Center. During the launch, the panel and the 150 attendees exchanged lively conversation about issues such as repatriation and reparations, particularly as upwards of 88,000 objects from Sub Saharan African… Continue reading Book launch at WARC advocates repatriation of African artifacts

WARC Travel Grant Applications Open Today!

Apply HERE today! WARC Travel Grant applications for the Spring 2019 competition have now opened. The final due date for submissions is March 15th, 2019. The WARC Travel Grant supports West African post graduate scholars and researchers carrying out research on the African continent. Studies in all disciplines are welcome. This grant covers travel taking… Continue reading WARC Travel Grant Applications Open Today!

WARA Fellowship Applications are Open! Apply Now!

WARA is now accepting fellowship applications until February 1st, 2019!  Apply here!! The WARA Pre-Doctoral Fellowship is open to U.S. citizens who are currently enrolled in graduate programs at institutions of higher education in the United States to conduct research in West Africa during the summer of 2019. Click here for more information! The WARA Post-Doctoral Fellowship… Continue reading WARA Fellowship Applications are Open! Apply Now!