Thomas Stubbs will give a talk on his recent research on urban slums in Rwanda and Kenya. The talk is at 4.30pm in Founders Building, room FW101. All welcome. #ThomasStubbs #EastAsia #Kenya #Rwanda #slums #urbandevelopment
Next Wednesday, 18 October, there will be two research talks from AAME members. Julia Gallagher will talk about her work on architecture and statehood in South Africa at 12.00 and Thomas Stubbs will talk about urban slum development in Rwanda and Kenya at 4.30. Both talks take place in Founders, FW101. All welcome. Reading the South African state in its architecture, Julia Gallagher My current research project tries to read how a state works through a study of its buildings.
Jones and Betts argue that refugees are not passive, apolitical victims, examine the political lives of exiles and how they are often shaped by the ambivalent role of outsiders. Find the article here. #WillJones #Zimbabwe #Rwanda
Over half the world lives under authoritarian regimes. For these people, the opportunity to engage in politics moves outside the state's territory. Mobilising across borders, diasporas emerge to challenge such governments. This book offers an in-depth examination of the internal politics of transnational mobilisation. Studying Rwandan and Zimbabwean exiles, it exposes the power, interests, and unexpected agendas behind mobilisation, revealing the surprising and ambivalent rol
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