Africa-Europe Group for Interdisciplinary Studies

Series Editors: Gregor Dobler, University of Freiburg, Germany, and Elísio Macamo, Basel University, Switzerland

Series Type: 
Series
ISSN: 
1574-6925
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Edited by Afe Adogame, University of Edinburgh, and Andrew Lawrence, Vienna School of International Studies, Vienna

Africa in Scotland, Scotland in Africa provides scholarly, interdisciplinary exploration; and fills a significant gap in interpretation and critical analysis of the complex historical and contemporary relationships, links and networks between Scotland, Africa and the African diaspora.
Series: 
Volume: 
14
Format: 
Paperback
ISBN: 
9789004276208
Expected: 
October 2014

edited by Andrea Behrends, Sung-Joon Park, Richard Rottenburg, Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg, Germany

Travelling models are a concept that offers to examine the translation of conflict management models into differing practices of ordering in African countries.
Series: 
Volume: 
13
Format: 
Paperback
ISBN: 
9789004264601
Publication date: 
May 2014

edited by Thomas Bierschenk, Johannes Gutenberg University, Mainz, Germany and Jean-Pierre Olivier de Sardan, École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales (EHESS), France

States at Work explores the mundane practices of state-making in Africa by focussing on the daily functioning of public services and the practices of civil servants.
Series: 
Volume: 
12
Format: 
Paperback
ISBN: 
9789004264786
Publication date: 
January 2014

edited by Ulf Engel, University of Leipzig and Manuel João Ramos, University Institute of Lisbon

This volume offers paths for African Studies researchers to understand and explain the various dimensions of African dynamics in a growingly multipolar world.
Series: 
Volume: 
11
Format: 
Paperback
ISBN: 
9789004256040
Publication date: 
May 2013

Lucy Koechlin, University of Basel

Corruption as an Empty Signifier critically explores the ways in which corruption in Africa has been equated with African politics and political order, and offers a novel approach to understanding corruption as a potentially emancipatory discourse of political transformation.
Series: 
Volume: 
10
Format: 
Paperback
ISBN: 
9789004249998
Publication date: 
May 2013

Erdmute Alber, University of Bayreuth, Jeannett Martin, University of Bayreuth, Catrien Notermans, Radboud University

Child fostering in West Africa connects classical and new kinship theory and offers ethnographic studies on a mobile and creative kinship practice.
Series: 
Volume: 
9
Format: 
Paperback
ISBN: 
9789004250574
Publication date: 
May 2013

edited by Alessandro Triulzi, Università di Napoli-L’Orientale and Robert McKenzie, School of Oriental and African Studies, London

What does it mean to cross half a continent without documents or rights? The self-told story of African migration.
Series: 
Volume: 
8
Format: 
Paperback
ISBN: 
9789004243767
Publication date: 
May 2013

Ton Dietz, Kjell Havnevik, Mayke Kaag, Terje Oestigaard (eds.)

By taking the emerging multipolarity at the global level as its focus, by highlighting African agency in co-shaping this new world order, and by adopting a historically sensitive approach, this collection aims to analyse African engagements and asks on whose terms these engagements are being built.
Series: 
Volume: 
7
Format: 
Paperback
ISBN: 
9789004209886
Publication date: 
June 2011

edited by Christopher Cramer, Laura Hammond and Johan Pottier

This book examines the ethical and methodological issues that researchers working in conflict and other insecure environments regularly face. Based on in-depth research carried throughout Africa, the contributors discuss how they adapt to working in volatile and often dangerous fieldsites.
Series: 
Volume: 
6
Format: 
Paperback
ISBN: 
9789004203129
Publication date: 
April 2011

Lidwien Kapteijns and Annemiek Richters, eds.

Drawing on the words of African poets, singers, war veterans, and other witnesses and survivors of recent wars in Africa, this book shows how those who experienced the violence of war interpret that violence and shape and come to terms with its consequences.
Series: 
Volume: 
5
Format: 
Paperback
ISBN: 
9789004185364
Publication date: 
May 2010

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