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Wawili Toolbox Entry 6: Contested Roles and Expectations

The arrival at Mt. Paka and life among the pastoral community is something that will be explored below. Of course, in retrospect, many experiences appear ...
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Short Film: The Southern Buffalo Fence

By Wisse van Engelen (Project A04 Future Conservation). Disease transmission is an often overlooked form of human-wildlife conflict, yet animal diseases and veterinary interventions often ...
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Future Rural Africa Researchers Eric Kioko and Clemens Greiner named Principal Investigators in Newly Established Research Consortium “Commodifying the Wild”

The newly established, DFG funded research consortium “Commodifying the Wild” aims to contribute to a better understanding of the trans-regional ecological, social, and political dimensions ...
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Workshop: Navigating Power Relations and Intersectional Dynamics in Empirical Research

During a workshop titled “Navigating Power Relations and Intersectional Dynamics in Empirical Research”, organized by Future Rural Africa’s Administrative Project Z01, the Collaborative Research Centre’s ...
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Recipient Announced – Future Rural Africa Female Researcher’s Grant 2024

The Board for Gender Equality & Diversity is pleased to announce the recipient of the Female Researcher’s Grant 2024: Victoria Kariathi: To Examine the Relationship ...
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David Anderson: Race and the Rope – Execution and Intimate Violence in Colonial Kenya, 1902 – 1963

Wed | June 5, 2024 | 18:00 CEST David Anderson (Project A02 Past Futures) is giving a presentation at the University of Bremen’s Department of ...
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CRC-TRR Public Lecture: Stéphanie Domptail & Sakeus Kadhikwa

Mon | June 3, 2024 | 16:00 – 17:30  CEST The Future Rural Africa Public Lectures Series is back with a double header! Dr. Stéphanie ...
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“Prevention and Handling of Sexual Harassment”: CRC-TRR Board for Gender Equality and Diversity Organises Interactive Lecture For All Project Members

Gender equality and diversity are crucial aspects for our research centre as they foster a culture of inclusivity and bring diverse perspectives, experiences, and ideas ...
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Registration Open: University of Bonn Diversity Days 2024

22 – 23 May 2024 To mark German Diversity Day, the University of Bonn’s Vice Rectorate for Equal Opportunity and Diversity, together with the unit ...
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CRC-TRR Public Lecture: Regina Birner

Mon | May 6, 2024 | 16:00 – 17:30  CEST We are excited for the next volume of the Future Rural Africa Public Lectures Series. ...
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UNAM Students gain hands-on experience during field practical in Namibia with scientists from project A01 “Future Carbon Storage”

By Ezequiel Fabiano, Katharina Stein, Julian Krausen and Anja Linstädter (Future Rural Africa Project C01 “Future Carbon Storage”). After ecological fieldwork in southern Zambia, a ...
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Future Rural Africa Workshop “Failed Futures? Revisiting Tanzania’s Colonial and Post-Colonial Planning and Future Making” Leads to Special Issue of Zamani Journal

The recent workshop organized by Future Rural Africa Project C07 Creating Health Futures themed “Failed Futures? Revisiting Tanzania’s Colonial and Post-colonial Planning and Future-making Trajectories”, ...
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Future Rural Africa Researcher Jonathan M. Jackson Selected to Participate in “Frontiers of Knowledge” Symposium

Jonathan Jackson (CRC-TRR Project A02 Past Futures) has been selected as one of fifteen early career researchers selected from institutions throughout Germany to participate in Alexander von ...
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A West African in East Africa: Doing Research on Renewable-Energy Projects in Kenya 2

New Publication: Land acquisition, renewable energy development, and livelihood transformation in rural Kenya – The case of the Kipeto wind energy project

By Frankline Ndi, Future Rural Africa Project C02 Energy Futures. Abstract In Kenya, as well as in other parts of the global South, the drive ...
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Wawili Toolbox Entry 5: The Start of Fieldwork

When does research actually start? As a doctoral candidate, you don’t just hop on a plane, arrive in Kenya, travel to the research region, and ...
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