Postponement of Summer School - Nairobi
Due to the Coronavirus outbreak and its impact in most regions of the world, and following a statement issued by the Government of Kenya, IPPA and the University of Nairobi decided, with much regret, to postpone the Summer School.
We have closely been monitoring the evolution of the COVID-19 and recognize the paramount importance of public health and the need of taking every precautionary measures to limit the risk of COVID-19 transmission to all participants, teachers, staff and those with whom they come into contact.
We will continue to monitor the evolution of COVID-19 and will give more information about new dates as soon as possible.
Following the successful organization of the first IPPA Summer school on public policy in the African continent (Yaounde 2019), IPPA is pleased to introduce the second edition, this time in Nairobi, Kenya.
The International Summer School on Public Policy - Nairobi Edition 2020 will be organized in partnership with the University of Nairobi and the Partnership for African Social and Governance Research (PASGR), and with the financial support of the African Training and Research Centre in Administration for Development (CAFRAD), and The French Institute for Research in Africa (IFRA). The school will be held from 20 - 24 April 2020 with a roundtable and first-day lecture at the University of Nairobi main campus. All other sessions of the school will be located at the Corat Africa hotel.
The Summer School aims at providing advice and knowledge on Public Policy theories, concepts, and methodologies to analyze public policy to PhD students and early career researchers.
The first round of Call for Applications will be open from 4 - 28 February 2020. The result of the applications will be communicated on 2nd March 2020. The second round of Call for Applications will be open from 2 until 16 March 2020 on a rolling admission basis, and depending on availability.
The registration for the accepted applicants will be open from 2 - 16 March 2020.
The school will bring three acclaimed scholars of the field of public policy namely, Prof. Grace Skogstad (University of Toronto), Prof. Guy Peters (University of Pittsburg), and Prof. Philippe Zittoun (University of Lyon). It will offer each participant the opportunity to follow: