Our new special journal issue is online now!
South African Journal of International Affairs Special Issue African Peace Interventions Seen ‘From Below’:
Politics and Disconnects Vol 25.1 is a special issue produced with guest editor Antonia Witt of the Peace Research Institute Frankfurt, Germany, is now online.
The volume includes articles by a number of peace intervention practitioners and analysts from the continent, including Abdoul Karim Saidou on ECOWAS in Burkina Faso, and Nzolani Francois Butedi on the work of the AU Liaison Office in Mardagascar, as well as insights from Sten Hagberg on security from below in the Sahel and Ulf Engel on knowledge production on conflict early warning at the AU. For the full line-up of the issue, please see below.
The issue will be free- to-view through April 2018.
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- Studying African interventions ‘from below’: Exploring practices, knowledges and perceptions,
By Antonia Witt
- Beyond regional radars: Security from below and the rule of law in the Sahel
By Sten Hagberg
- We have chased Blaise, so nobody can resist us’: Civil society and the politics of ECOWAS intervention in Burkina Faso,
By Abdoul Karim Saidou
- The spaces of intervention for Mali and Guinea-Bissau,
By Katharina P W Döring and Jens Herpolsheimer
- ECOWAS protagonists for peace: An internal perspective on policy and community actors in peacemaking interventions
By Habibu Yaya Bappah
- The work of the African Union Liaison Office in building peace on the ground: A case study of Madagascar
By Nzolani François Butedi
- Knowledge production on conflict early warning at the African Union,
By Ulf Engel
- Towards studying African interventions ‘from below’ – A short conclusion
By Antonia Witt and Gilbert Khadiagala
- The future of African peace operations: From the Janjaweed to Boko Haram, Cedric de Coning, Linnéa Gelot and John Karlsrud
Reviewed By Theo Neethling
- Creating the third force: Indigenous processes of peacemaking, edited by Hamdesa Tuso and Maureen P Flaherty
Reviewed By Cori Wielenga
- Liberal Peace and Post-Conflict Peacebuilding in Africa by Patrick Tom
Reviewed By Tim Murithi
- Peacebuilding and Spatial Transformation: Peace, Space and Place by Annika Björkdahl and Stefanie Kappler
Reviewed By Nadine Ansorg
- The Peacebuilding Puzzle: Political Order in Post-Conflict States, by Naazneen H Barma
Reviewed By Florian Krampe