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Ike Ekweremadu, Deputy President of the Senate of Nigeria, will discuss this topic.
John Baines, professor of egyptology at the University of Oxford, will discuss this topic.
Usman Bugaje, founding chairman of Network for Justice, will give a talk.
Nacef Belkhiria, executive vice president of BSB Group Tunisia and member of the Tunisian American Friendship Association, will discuss this topic.
Seth Kaplan, professorial lecturer in the African Studies Program, will discuss his new book Betrayed: Politics, Power, and Prosperity.
Marc Sommers, visiting researcher at the African Studies Center at Boston University; Audace Machado, journalist for Voice of America; and Mike Jobbins, senior program manager for Africa at Search for Common Ground, will discuss this topic.
Cynthia Sheikholeslami, egyptologist, will discuss this topic.
Adam Higazi, lecturer in African politics and history at the Centre of African Studies at the University of Cambridge, will discuss this topic.
Marjorie Venit, professor of ancient mediterranean art and archeology at the University of Maryland, will discuss this topic.
William Reno, professor of political science and program director for the Department of African Studies at Northwestern University, will discuss this topic.
Lemarchand, René. 2013. Non-State Politics in Post-Qadhafi Libya.
Bosshard, Peter. 2008. China's Environmental Footprint in Africa.
Burke, Christopher; Corkin, Lucy & Davies, Martyn. 2008.
China's Role in the Development of Africa's Infrastructure.
Kaplinsky, Raphael; McCormick, Dorothy & Morris, Mike. 2008.
The Impact of China on Sub-Sahara Africa.
Obiorah, Ndubisi. 2008. Rise and Rights in China-Africa Relations.
Tull, Denis. 2008.
China in Africa: European Perceptions and Responses to the Chinese Challenge
Broadman, Harry. 2010 More Resilient Than Meets The Eye: Africa and the Global Economic Crisis
Sudanese Elites: How the Riverain Groups Achieved Political Dominance and their Impact on the Sudanese State, Jennifer Pekkinen (April 1, 2009)
The Baobab Tree Lives On: Paul Biya and the Logic of Political Survival, Ngwa Anye Kenneth (April 2009)
Democratic Consolidation in Africa's Two Publics by Christine Arriola
The Fate of Darfur: Race, Ideology and Conquest by Molly Miller
Allah N'est Pas Obidge: An artist's rendition of the phenomenon of child soldiers in Liberia and Sierra Leone by Lisa Overbey
A Dream Deferred? COSATU and the ANC in Power by John-Paul Ferguson
Growing Apart: Oil, Politics, and Economic Change in Indonesia and Nigeria. Peter M. Lewis. University of Michigan Press. (2007).
Getting In: Mediators' Entry into the Settlement of African Conflicts, Mohammed O. Maundi, I. William Zartman, Kwaku Nuamah, Gilbert M. Khadiagala. (United States Institute of Peace, 2006).
The Impact of Colonial Bargaining on Intergroup Relations in Africa, Gilbert M. Khadiagala and Donald S. Rothchild, editors. (Special Issue of International Negotiation, Vol. 10, No. 2, 2005).
The Program's annual conferences have resulted in publication in the SAIS African Studies Library Series (published by Lynne Rienner Publishers) including:
Foreign Policy Making in Africa, Gilbert M. Khadiagala and Terrence Lyons, editors (2001).
Traditional Cures for Modern Conflicts: African Conflict “Medicine,” I. William Zartman, editor (2000).
Democracy in Africa: The Hard Road Ahead, Marina Ottaway, editor (1997).
Collapsed States: The Disintegration and Restoration of Legitimate Authority, I William Zartman, editor (1995).
South Africa: The Political Economy of Transformation, Stephen J. Stedman, editor (1994).
Botswana: The Political Economy of Democratic Development, Stephen J. Stedman, editor (1993).
Ghana: The Political Economy of Recovery, Donald Rothchild, editor (1991).
Tunisia: The Political Economy of Reform, I. William Zartman, editor (1991).
Europe and Africa: The New Phase, I. William Zartman, editor(1993).
Other titles in the series (published by Praeger-Greenwood Press) include:
The Political Economy of Ethiopia, Marina Ottaway and Negussay Ayele, editors (1990).
The Political Economy of Senegal Under Structural Adjustment, Christopher Delgado and Sidi Jammeh, editors (1990).
The Political Economy of Morocco, I. William Zartman, editor (1987).
The Military in African Politics, John Harbeson, editor (1987).
The Political Economy of Kenya, Michael G. Schatzberg, editor (1987).
The Political Economy of Cameroon, Michael G. Schatzberg and I. William Zartman, editors (1986).
The OAU After Twenty Years, Zartman and El-Ayouty, editors (1986).
The Political Economy of Zimbabwe, Michael G. Schatzberg, editor (1984).
The Political Economy of Ivory Coast, I. William Zartman and Christopher Delgado, editors (1984).
The Political Economy of Nigeria, Michael G. Schatzberg, editor (1983).
African Crisis Response Initiative (ACRI): The Case of Senegal
by Bjorn Dressel
The Benefits of Exile: The Case of FLAM
Lance Kinne, (also published in the Journal of Modern African Studies 39, 4, 2001).