Ken Saro-Wiwa Award

Monday, June 29, 2015 - 16:00

The Maynooth University (MU) Ken Saro-Wiwa postgraduate award is a €2,000 award for postgraduate study now open for applications at MU.  The award is open to all prospective and current masters and PhD students from all departments across Maynooth University, including arts, social sciences and science and engineering. The Ken Saro-Wiwa Postgraduate Award 2015 is funded from the sales of “Silence Would be Treason: Last Writings of Ken Saro-Wiwa” (Corley, Fallon & Cox), a collection of the death row correspondence between Sister Majella McCarron (OLA) and Nigerian writer and activist Ken Saro-Wiwa. The book, launched by Dr Owens Wiwa at MU Library in 2013, can be purchased from MU Library or via the University Bookshop, email:
The original correspondence and other materials relating to Ken Saro-Wiwa are held in  MU Library and have recently been included in the newly launched Digital Repository of Ireland
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