Bonus: Laura Seay’s review of “From Pews to Politics”

In this bonus recording, hear Ufahamu Africa host Kim Dionne read Laura Seay’s review of From Pews to Politics: Religious Sermons and Political Participation in Africa, a book by Rachel Beatty Riedl and Gwyneth McClendon. The review was published in this past Friday’s installment of the African Politics Summer Reading Spectacular (#APSRS20), and this recording is being shared as part of a collaboration with The Monkey Cage (@monkeycageblog), a blog on politics and political science at The Washington Post. … More Bonus: Laura Seay’s review of “From Pews to Politics”

Ep17. Conversations with Dr. Rachel Beatty Riedl and Dr. Jennifer Brass about two new books on African politics

This week’s episode features two conversations about recently published books on African politics. First, I chat with Dr. Rachel Beatty Riedl (@BeattyRiedl), Associate Professor of Political Science at Northwestern University. Her award-winning book, Authoritarian Origins of Party Systems in Africa, was published by Cambridge University Press in 2014. Our conversation begins at 3:30. My second conversation is with Dr. Jennifer … More Ep17. Conversations with Dr. Rachel Beatty Riedl and Dr. Jennifer Brass about two new books on African politics