Journal

New Africa Spectrum 3/2017

This issue deals with topics such as gender discourse in Africa, sustainability in Kenya's cut-flower industry, the political situation after Mugabe's fall in Zimbabwe, and more.

Africa Spectrum Vol. 52, No. 3 (2017)

Research Articles

  • Heidi Hudson: The Power of Mixed Messages: Women, Peace, and Security Language in National Action Plans from Africa
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  • Gerda Kuiper, Andreas Gemählich: Sustainability and Depoliticisation: Certifications in the Cut-Flower Industry at Lake Naivasha, Kenya
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  • Pétur Waldorff: Renegotiated (Post)Colonial Relations within the New Portuguese Migration to Angola
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Analyses and Reports

  • Roger Southall: Bob’s Out, the Croc Is In: Continuity or Change in Zimbabwe?
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  • Ransford Edward Van Gyampo: The State of Electoral Reforms in Ghana
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  • Antje Daniel, Florian Stoll: Conference Report: Middle Classes, Protest, and Social Change in Africa and Beyond
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Book Reviews

  • Edlyne Eze Anugwom: Review: Francis B. Nyamnjoh, Drinking from the Cosmic Gourd: How Amos Tutuola Can Change Our Minds (2017)
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  • Henning Melber: Review: Godfrey Kanyenze, Herbert Jauch, Alice D. Kanengoni, Masego Madzwamuse, and Deprose Muchena (eds), Towards Democratic Developmental States in Southern Africa (2017)
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  • Roman Loimeier: Review: Alexander Thurston, Boko Haram: The History of an African Jihadist Movement, Princeton: Princeton University Press (2017)
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  • Katharina Döring: Review: Tony Karbo and Tim Murithi (eds), The African Union: Autocracy, Diplomacy and Peacebuilding in Africa (2018)
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Other News

Call for Proposals |

The GIGA journal Africa Spectrum and the University of the Free State in Bloemfontein, South Africa, are inviting submissions for the third Young African Scholar Award.

Conference |

The Institute chairs a conference section dedicated to Comparative Area Studies. GIGA President Prof. Amrita Narlikar is invited to a roundtable discussion on “Multilateralism in Crisis”.

Kurz notiert |

The new role for the Latin America expert within the Center for Conflict Studies at the Philipps University of Marburg strengthens the existing cooperation between the GIGA Institute of Global and Area Studies and the university.