Tag Archives: Chad

Fleeting glory in a wasteland: Wealth, politics, and autonomy in Northern Chad


Judith Scheele and Julien Brachet tell us about their research in Northern Chad. This work asks how we can understand ideas and practices of traditional authority, and what these mean for our understanding of the state. Judith Scheele is a Post-Doctoral Research Fellow at All Souls College, University of Oxford. Julien Brachet is a Marie-Curie Research Fellow […]

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‘Your own kind of democracy?’: Negotiated understandings of democracy and development

Jonathan Fisher

In this blog, Jonathan Fisher explores how African governments have fundamentally challenged and reworked the central concepts through which western donors and governments have tried to understand them. Jonathan is a lecturer in International Development at the University of Birmingham.

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