Post Tagged with: "Africa"

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Trump’s Dark Geographical Imagination

Trump’s recent comments on Africa reflect the ‘white identity crisis’ that fuelled his campaign, it also exposes problematic western geopolitical imaginaries of Africa.

Now Recruiting: Africa/Global South Editors

Now Recruiting: Africa/Global South Editors

Are you pursuing research in Africa Studies, the so-called Global South, or postcolonialism? If so, we invite you to help us improve our coverage of these areas.

Interview – William Schabas

Interview – William Schabas

Prof. William Schabas discusses his new book project, the ICC’s jurisdiction, its relationship with the United States and enthusiasm for international criminal justice.

Ethiopia and the South Sudanese Civil War

Ethiopia and the South Sudanese Civil War

Should there be military interventions by South Sudan’s immediate neighbours and potentially even more distant states, it is unclear how an already multi-layered conflict would end.

African Diplomacy and the Development of Self-Awareness

African Diplomacy and the Development of Self-Awareness

African diplomacy has not only come of age, but brings something new of benefit to the continent and possibly to the wider world.

How to Unleash Farm Mechanisation in Africa and How to Tame it

How to Unleash Farm Mechanisation in Africa and How to Tame it

Agricultural mechanisation has emerged as a priority on the African development agenda. It is a powerful, but double-edged sword, which must be used carefully.

China: When the Dragon Wakes

China: When the Dragon Wakes

Napoleon said that the world should beware the sleeping dragon, lest it awake. In his day, China was not only asleep but lost in a time before modernity.

Open Access Book – Meditations on Diplomacy: Comparative Cases in Diplomatic Practice and Foreign Policy

Open Access Book – Meditations on Diplomacy: Comparative Cases in Diplomatic Practice and Foreign Policy

This book, by Stephen Chan, explores via a range of examples, the challenges diplomacy faces today as actors seek to change history and undermine interests.

A Post/Decolonial Geography beyond ‘the Language of the Mouth’

A Post/Decolonial Geography beyond ‘the Language of the Mouth’

Nurturing a political and ethical consciousness attuned to people and relationships is an approach useful for navigating the entangled histories of colonialism.

The Single African Passport – Curb the Enthusiasm, Challenges Abound

The Single African Passport – Curb the Enthusiasm, Challenges Abound

The concept of continental integration under the African Union with a single African passport comes with some merits and some challenges.

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Review – International Responses to Mass Atrocities in Africa

Insightful case studies that support the authors’ concept of R2P³ make this book an indispensable read not only for academics, but everyone who deals with R2P.

China: New Steps Forward in Africa

China: New Steps Forward in Africa

By understanding China’s approach as pragmatic, not altruistic, those working with China can come out with economic gains.

Review – Will Africa Feed China?

Review – Will Africa Feed China?

Drawing on a range of case studies, Brautigam delves into different aspects of China’s agricultural presence in Africa while also opening up avenues for further research.

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