February 5, 2018

Langton completed his PhD in 2018.

His thesis explored the changing conceptions and practices of citizenship in the context of transnational migration, with a specific focus on Zimbabweans living in South Africa and the UK.

Since completing his PhD, Dr Miriyoga continues...

November 15, 2017

A significant political shift has taken place in Zimbabwe with the recent militarisation of the state, as the internal factional politics within the ruling party, Zanu PF’s G40 and Lacoste, have reached dismal heights.

The dismissal of Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa...

June 22, 2017

Robert Mugabe has been Zimbabwe’s president since independence in 1980. Now 93, and increasingly frail, he is preparing to contest presidential elections in 2018. Julia Gallagher looks back to the last elections in 2013 to explain why he will probably win again.


February 27, 2017

AAME director Julia Gallagher discusses the challenges she faced conducting interviews with Zimbabweans about their country's relationship with Britain. The piece is based on an article, 'Interviews as Catastrophic Encounters: An Object Relations Methodology for IR Res...

January 7, 2017

With President Mugabe's health failing, succession battles within his own party continue, while the opposition parties remain in a state of disarray. Dr Tendi is a leading expert on Zimbabwe, will explore the complexities of Zimbabwe's politics of succession.


January 5, 2017

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.

October 26, 2016

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...

September 1, 2016

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 p...

September 1, 2016

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.


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Global Politics and Development Centre

Department of Politics and International Relations

Royal Holloway

University of London

Egham, Surrey

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