Ep. 95: A conversation with Oumar Ba about international justice

A lot is happening in the news! Kim and Rachel highlight some of the things they’re seeing in their news feed, including: ECOWAS and Mali, African responses to the COVID-19 pandemic, and Takondwa Semphere’s recent review of Beyonce’s Black is King.

Kim interviews Oumar Ba, whose new book about the International Criminal Court highlights his expertise in international justice.

Listen to the episode below!

Books from the Episode

States of Justice: The Politics of the International Criminal Court by Oumar Ba

Cold War Assemblages: Decolonization to Digital by Bhakti Shringarpure

Amílcar Cabral: A Nationalist and Pan-Africanist Revolutionary (Ohio Short Histories of Africa) by Peter Karibe Mendy

Other Links and Articles

Economic Community of of West African States (ECOWAS)

The Sahel Crisis since 2012 by Clionadh Raleigh, Héni Nsaibia, and Caitriona Dowd

Emmanuel Balogun

Beyond African Royalty by Takondwa Semphere

Ancestors by Dudley Randall

Book Review: Inequality, Socio-Cultural Differentiation, and Social Structures in Africa” by Antje Daniel (Africa Spectrum Journal)

Chika Oduah on Twitter

A Separatist Group is Seeking to Break Away from Ghana to Create a New West African Nation

Book Review of Kate Skinner’s The Fruits of Freedom in British Togoland: Literacy, Politics, and Nationalism, 1914-2014

International Criminal Court

International Court of Justice

Amílcar Cabral’s Life as a Pan-Africanist, Anti-Colonial Revolutionary Still Inspires

Announcing the annual TMC African Politics Summer Reading Spectacular

Previous Episodes We Mentioned

Ep. 87: A conversation with Marja Hinfelaar on Zambian politics, environment, and energy, and more


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