Bonus: Anna Mwaba’s review of Elizabeth Schmidt’s book on foreign intervention in Africa

Anna Mwaba (@AnnaKapambwe), the McPherson/Eveillard Postdoctoral Fellow in Government at Smith College and the featured guest in Ufahamu Africa episode 25, wrote this review of Foreign Intervention in Africa After the Cold War, a 2018 book written by Elizabeth Schmidt and published by Ohio University Press (@OhioUnivPress). In this bonus recording, hear Ufahamu Africa host Kim Dionne read Mwaba’s review. … More Bonus: Anna Mwaba’s review of Elizabeth Schmidt’s book on foreign intervention in Africa

Ep25. A conversation with Anna Mwaba on the African Union, election monitoring, and more

In this week’s episode, we speak with Anna Mwaba (@annakapambwe), a PhD candidate at the University of Florida. We talk about her research on the African Union and election monitoring. We also talk about the unintended consequences of political science research on Africa by those of us trained in the West. Our chat begins at … More Ep25. A conversation with Anna Mwaba on the African Union, election monitoring, and more

Before our break: Dr. Mampilly’s decolonizing questions, Ugali politics, sanitary pads for Kenyan schoolgirls, and more

This is our last blog post before Ufahamu Africa takes a break for the month of July. As promised in our latest episode featuring Dr. Zachariah Mampilly (@Ras_Karya), below we have transcribed the questions he asked as the end of his remarks at our May 2017 AALAC workshop on decolonizing the study of African politics … More Before our break: Dr. Mampilly’s decolonizing questions, Ugali politics, sanitary pads for Kenyan schoolgirls, and more