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Stuart Tyson Smith, professor in the Department of Anthropology at the University of California, will discuss this topic.
Robert Mattes, professor of political studies and director of the Democracy in Africa Research Unit at the University of Cape Town, will discuss this topic.
Insa Nolte, senior lecturer in African studies at the University of Birmingham, will discuss this topic.
Jeremy Pope, assistant professor in the College of William and Mary’s Department of History, will discuss this topic.
Barry Gilder, director of operations at the Mapungubwe Institute, will discuss this topic.
Carl LeVan, assistant professor at the American University School of International Service, and Josiah Olubowale, a Ph.D. candidate in cultural studies at the University of the West Indies at St. Augustine, Trinidad and Tobago, will discuss this topic.
Todd Johnson, a risk and market development manager at General Electric Africa and a 2009 SAIS graduate, will discuss this topic.
Matt Andrews, associate professor at Harvard Kennedy School’s Center for International Development, will discuss this topic.
Bruce Whitehouse, assistant professor of anthropology at Lehigh University, will discuss this topic.
Jocelyn Kelly, director of the Women in War Program for the Harvard Humanitarian Initiative, and Lena Slachmuijlder, vice president of programs at Search for Common Ground, will discuss this topic. Note: This event is on Wednesday, October 23.
John Adams, Egyptophile and author of The Millionaire and the Mummies: Theodore Davis’s Gilded Age in the Valley of the Kings, will discuss his new book.
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).