Over the next five years (2014-2018) the research and funding capacities of the Institute will be centred on Personal Histories, Collective Memory; Contemporary Design & Innovation; Culture & Communication; and Society, Space & the Built Environment.
Bringing to the fore the role of the individual in shaping history and the relevance of his/her experiences to the collective memory.
Exploring the relationship between Nigeria’s visual and material culture and the people, processes and systems that sustain it.
Promoting communication technologies as a means to convey subjects and dynamics of cultural relevance to Nigerians
Uncovering Nigeria’s formative stories and tracing transformations of the landscape where Nigerian life is staged