Go On! Empirical Methods in Legal Research – Indigenous Epistemology

Dr. Ife Okafor –Yarwood of the University of St. Andrews will talk about indigenous epistemology on May 28, 2021 at 12:00PM (Central European Time) as a part of Leiden University’s Lecture Series on Empirical Methods in Legal Research.

Dr. Okafor-Yarwood will explain the importance of communalist outlook, and clarity on one’s positionality as an “outsider” or “outsider within”, when conducting field research. Her discussion will focus on researching indigenous communities in Africa. Dr. Okafor-Yarwood is currently leading a research team exploring the gendered dimensions of maritime (in)security in the Gulf of Guinea (GOG) in light of the effects of the global Covid-19 pandemic.

Click here for more information and to register for this online event. Please register by May 25th.


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