Stellenbosch Institute for Advanced Study (STIAS) is pleased to announce its seventh cohort of Iso Lomso Fellows for applications submitted during its October 2022 Call. For this Call, STIAS received more than 120 applications.
The following candidates have been awarded the prestigious three-year fellowship at the Stellenbosch Institute for Advanced Study and will be attached to the Institute from 2024 to 2026.
The fellows are listed, with their project titles, in the order that they appear above from left to right and top to bottom. Project abstracts may be found via the links on the right.
Jean Louis K. E. Fendji, based at the School of Chemical Engineering and Mineral Industries, University of Ngaoundere, Cameroon
– Textless Speech-to-Speech translation for voice user interfaces using an oral language to assist low-skilled, low-literate people
Faith Kandie, based at the Department of Biological Science, Moi University, Kenya
– Application of wastewater-based epidemiology to determine human exposure to pesticides within selected counties in western Kenya
Matia Mukama, based at the Department of Food Science and Technology, Kyambogo University, Uganda
– Assessment of the current cold chain potential of the Ugandan food system
Ngozika Anthonia Obi-Ani, based at the Department of History and International Studies, University of Nigeria, Nigeria
– A Forest of Memories: Trauma and the Biafran Identity in Post-colonial Nigeria
Uhuru Phalafala, based at the English Department, Stellenbosch University, South Africa
– Sound Knowledges of the Black World
Aïdas Sanogo, based at the Department of Socio-Anthropology Philosophy and Psychology, Centre Universitaire de Manga /Université Norbert Zongo, Burkina Faso
– Land tenure in secondary cities: discourses, practices, and social representations
Ishmael Takyi, based at the Department of Mathematics, Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Ghana
– Decay Widths of Baryon Resonance
Shaheed Tayob, based at the Department of Sociology and Social Anthropology, Stellenbosch University, South Africa
– Archives of the Ethical: Market Exchange, Ethical Relations, and Sensory Politics in the Urban South
Natasha Thandiwe Vally, based at the Department of Sociology, University of Cape Town, South Africa
– Temporality and Technologies in South African Social Grant Life, 2020 and Beyond
Carina Venter, based at the Department of Music, Stellenbosch University, South Africa
– Playing at/against power: Histories of Trauma and Abuse in South African Music-Pedagogical Spaces