Lyn completed her PhD in September 2016. Her research explored ideas of family, the Commonwealth, and Africa with specific focus on Rwanda and Zimbabwe.
Since completing, Dr Johnstone has been busy planning and hosting a workshop for postgraduate researchers on the process and challenges of conducting research in and on Africa.
She is planning an edited volume from the workshop and working on turning her doctoral thesis into a book. #DrLynJohnstone #Rwanda #Zimbabwe #Afr
In looking at the broader themes of development, democracy and digital media in postcolonial African states, Kuziwa's study will look specifically at the fast-paced growth of mobile smart phone usage in Zimbabwe to access social media and enhance citizen engagement.
Her research aims to analyse Mamdani’s bifurcated state model which suggests that we live in a binary world consisting of ‘citizens’ and ‘subjects’, and particularly how this, may or may not apply to the case of
Aditi's research explores issues of identity-politics, secularism, notions of nationhood and nationalism, and the issue of ownership in the context of Indian classical music relative to post-1991 economic liberalisation and globalisation in India. Since India's freedom struggle, Indian classical music has been considered integral to Indian culture, increasingly defined in Hindu terms. Although believed to have Hindu origins, Indian classical music has extensively interacted w