CLS is currently offering a six week Chichewa intensive language course to Ms Jessica Johnson, an anthropology PhD student from the University of Cambridge in the UK. The course started on 26th January 2009 and will run up to 6th March 2009. Ms Johnson will later be conducting her PhD research in the country. Her research will focus on human rights and gender violence. Between June and July 2008, CLS offered a similar course to another PhD student, Ms Elizabeth Bintrim from the University of Wisconsin, USA. Ms Bintrim is expected back in Malawi mid this year.