First pastoralist societies in Southern Africa

A new program in the lacustrine basin of lakes Ngami, Mababa and Makgadikgadi in the northern Botswana

Joint seminar IFAS-Research / Wits University

Monday 17 July 2017
13:00 - Archaeology Lecture Theatre, Origins North Bdg. Lecture Room (1st fl)

Jessie Cauliez (CNRS / Traces, Toulouse)

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Call for funding application July-December 2017

M.A. – Doctoral - Post-Doctoral Students - Senior Researchers

The French Institute of South Africa-Research (IFAS-Research) has a regional mandate covering eleven countries in Southern Africa (South Africa, Mozambique, Zimbabwe, Zambia, Malawi, Angola, Democratic Republic of Congo, Lesotho, Swaziland, Botswana and Namibia). IFAS-Research promotes and supports research projects in the Human and Social Sciences dealing with this area.

Within the framework of its research programming, IFAS-Research is launching an intermediary call for funding, covering the second half of 2017. A small number of projects will be funded; all must be completed or started during 2017 (no postponement to 2018 will be possible).

Call for funding and application forms


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Appel à projets juillet-décembre 2017

Etudiants de Master 2 - Doctorants - Post-Doctorants - Chercheurs

L’Institut Français d’Afrique du Sud-Recherche (UMIFRE 25, USR 3336) a une vocation régionale qui couvre onze pays d’Afrique australe : Afrique du Sud, Mozambique, Zambie, Zimbabwe, Malawi, Angola, République démocratique du Congo, Lesotho, Swaziland, Botswana et Namibie. Il encourage et soutient la recherche en sciences humaines et sociales portant sur cet espace.

Dans le cadre de sa programmation scientifique, l’IFAS-Recherche lance un appel à projets intermédiaire, couvrant la seconde moitié de l’année 2017. Il pourra financer un petit nombre de projets ; ils devront impérativement être engagés au cours de l’année 2017 et ne pourront être reportés en 2018.

Appel à candidatures et formulaires


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Heritage values-based approach and sustainable management:

Lessons from the Maloti-Drakensberg World Heritage Site, South Africa

Joint seminar IFAS-Research / Wits University

29 June 2017
13:15 - Origins North Bdg. Lecture Room (1st fl)

Mélanie Duval (CNRS, EDYTEM, RARI)

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Experimenting / Experiencing the City

The Urban Experience / South Africa & Elsewhere

11-20 May 2017

Through crossed perspectives, Experimenting / Experiencing the City will try to tackle both the risk and the interest of a multi-disciplinary approach to question the city. It aims to open the debate around the notions of "city" and "urban" in the complex relationship that unites them, to study the links between integration, exclusion and citizenship in an era of globalisation and complex urban identities.

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