DIA BOOK CLUB: Violence in African Elections: Between Big Man Politics...

Mimmi Söderberg Kovacs and Jesper Bjarnesen present the key findings from their new edited volume, Violence in African Elections: Between Big Man Politics and...
Adventures in Zambian Politics: A Story in Black and White

#BookClub: A review of Guy Scott’s Autobiography

As part of our popular #BookClub series, Timothy Wild reviews the autobiography of Guy Scott, Adventures in Zambian Politics: A Story in Black and White....

DIA BOOK CLUB: Taxation and democracy in Africa

Taxation is of great importance not just to the economic health of a country, but also for the development of democracy. In their seminal...

Citizenship in Africa: The Law of Belonging

Bronwen Manby takes us through her new book Citizenship in Africa: The Law of Belonging. In an important contribution to the literature on statehood, citizenship and...
Emancipation without Equality: Pan-African Activism and the Global Color Line cover/Thomas E. Smith

Book Club: Pan-African Activism and the Global Color Line

How did Pan Africanism and campaigns for civil rights feed into and shape one another, and with what consequences? In the latest edition of our...

The hypocrisy of the Western aid regime

As part of our popular Book Club series, Tobias Hagmann and Filip Reyntjens discuss the key lessons from their powerful publication Aid and Authoritarianism: Development...

The Book Club: Give peace a (better) chance

How can we use our knowledge of what works and what doesn't to make peacebuilding efforts more effective. In the latest in our popular...
Rwanda: From Genocide to Precarious Peace/Credit: Aubrey Graham

Book Club: How to Write about Post-Genocide Rwanda

How effective has the process of nation, state and peace-building been in Rwanda under President Paul Kagame? And what is the best way to...

DiA Book Club: Institutional Legacies, Decision Frames and Political Violence in...

As part of our regular DiA Book Club series, which brings you the most important new publications on African politics, Stacey M. Mitchell introduce...

#BookClub: Rural Democracy – Elections and Development in Africa

In the latest in our popular #bookclub feature, Robin Harding shares the key insights of his important and path-breaking book Rural Democracy. How have African...