New Africa Spectrum 2/2018

The current issue of the Africa Spectrum deals with the condition of the African National Congress, the connection between riots and the ethnic composition of a neighbourhood, Niger's development towards an oil state and more.

Africa Spectrum Vol. 53, No. 2 (2018)


  • Julia Grauvogel: For the First Time from this Editor
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Research Articles

  • Susan Booysen: Hegemonic Struggles of the African National Congress: From Cacophony of Morbid Symptoms to Strained Renewal
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  • Kingsley Lawrence Madueke, Floris Vermeulen: Frontiers of Ethnic Brutality in an African City: Explaining the Spread and Recurrence of Violent Conflict in Jos, Nigeri
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  • Jannik Schritt, Nikolaus Schareika: Crude Moves: Oil, Power, and Politics in Niger
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  • Philip HP Liu: Finding the Baoding Villages: Reviewing Chinese Conceptualisation of Sino–African Agricultural Cooperation
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Analyses and Reports

  • Dirk Kohnert: More Equitable Britain–Africa Relations Post-Brexit: Doomed to Fail?
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Book Reviews

  • Alžběta Šváblová: Review: Petr Skalník et al., Czech and Slovak African Studies after 1960: A critical hindsight (2018)
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  • Hannah Smidt: Review: Aila M. Matanock, Electing Peace: From Civil Conflict to Political Participation (2017)
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  • Tabea Lakemann: Review: Amadou Sy, Africa through an Economic Lens (2018)
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Other News

Presseinformation |

Unter der Leitung der renommierten Wissenschaftlerin will das Institut seine internationale Strahlkraft weiter ausbauen.

Journal |

“State and Society under Xi Jinping” is the focus of the special issue of our Journal of Current Chinese Affairs. The authors analyse Xi Jingping’s first five-year term, personal politics, foreign policy and other aspects of his political work.

In brief |

GIGA President Amrita Narlikar was part of the delegation of Federal Foreign Minister Heiko Maas on his trip to the United States and Canada.