Federalism is arguably one of the less explored subjects in African political studies. Some may argue that the poor run of the system of government on the continent, or its outright unworkability and failure...
Additive manufacturing (AM) of metals (3d printed metals) is set to disrupt manufacturing industries through its many advantages including complexity and innovation in design, short lead times, minimal...
“This project will bring together original, recently completed empirical work examining cultural and media dimensions of three key facets of contemporary consumer culture in the global south, with...
This project is based on completing a book manuscript focussed on “Gender, Sufi Ethics and Social justice in Islam”, which is under contract to Oneworld Academic Publications for their series Islam...
This application is the first part of a larger long-term project on the establishment of an Academy of Global Humanities. Responding to a sense of political, economic and environmental crisis, scholars...
Hair is one of the most distinctive features of the human species and of individual people. It protects us, and is one of our most important instruments of nonverbal communication. Enormous amounts of...
For a number of years we have been observing the rapid growth and proliferation of JCT­based platforms for small farmers all over Africa. These platforms could very well integrate large swaths of subsistence...
Climate change is greatly impacting water resources. The rapid population growth and industrial development worsen the situation. These factors will lead to a decrease of available water and create water...
Somaliland is a democratically governed, autonomous region that defends its borders and issues currency in its own name. Yet it has not been officially recognised as a country by any state-level actors....
This book project in four parts intends to study how people, coming from a centuries-old orality, act in a context of copyright introduced by colonial and postcolonial authority. I seek to understand how...
Local soil knowledge is an important source of information when designing sustainable agricultural strategies. This knowledge participates essentially in farmer adoption process of new agricultural techniques...
Discourses related to globalisation privilege the role of ‘knowledge workers’ in economic development. As a result, many countries across Africa have included goals related to ambitious increases...