“This volume, Beyond Disciplines: African Perspectives on Theory and Method edited by Wanjala Nasong’o and Eka Ikpe, is a timely magnum opus that is bound to generate groundbreaking African-centered and theory-driven ontological, epistemological, and methodological debates needed in colleges and universities globally, particularly in Africa” – Korwa, G. Adar, University of
“This collection is a fascinating account of the state of the protection of socio-economic rights in Botswana which features well established and emerging scholars. Taken together, the chapters present a comprehensive treatment of the subject, exposing the potentials and limitations of the approach to the protection of socio-economic rights taken
Special Issue on Agrarian Change, Food Security, Migration and Sustainable Development in Senegal and Zimbabwe Guest Editors: Rama Salla Dieng, Geoffrey Banda & Walter Chambati Contents Introduction: Agrarian Change, Food Security, Migration and Sustainable Development in Senegal and Zimbabwe Rama Salla Dieng, Geoffrey Banda & Walter Chambati
Over the last two years, political life in West Africa has been disrupted by what some have described as the ‘return of military coups in Africa’. Between 2020 and 2022, military-staged coups took place in Mali, Chad, Niger, Guinea, Sudan and Burkina Faso. To some observers, this was a return
Theme: How Political is Knowledge? Venue: Dakar, Senegal Date: 8-12 August 2022 Applications deadline: 30th June 2022 The Council for the Development of Social Science Research in Africa (CODESRIA) and The Centre for African Studies in Basel (CASB) call for applications for their 5th Summer School in African Studies and Area Studies in Africa.
This article by Fantu Cheru, forthcoming in Africa Development vol. 47, No. 2, 2022, is shared with you in memory of Thandika Mkandawire, former Executive Secretary of CODESRIA. Vol. 47 No. 2 (2022): Forthcoming Issue - On Resuscitating the Aborted National Project: A Retrospective and Prospective View (Notes from my Last
For those interested in the questioning of the humanities, this is a significant contribution for rethinking the university in the Global South and in the corporatized Western academy. It is a strong critique of neo-liberal policies and practices that, together with colonial legacies and authoritarian rule, plague African higher education.
Bouchra Sidi Hida est administrateure de programme Recherche au Conseil pour le développement de la recherche en sciences sociales en Afrique (Codesria). Elle était chercheure senior au Centre d’études et de recherche en sciences sociales (CERSS) et enseignante au département de sociologie à la Faculté des Lettres et des sciences
Dr. Godwin R. Murunga is the 7th Executive Secretary of the Council for the Development of Social Science Research in Africa (CODESRIA). He is also a Senior Research Fellow at the Institute for Development Studies, University of Nairobi serving at CODESRIA on leave of absence. He is the immediate former Director