Publications by MIASA Fellows


Sustainable Rural Transformation

Onwuzuruigbo, Ifeanyi. 2020. Enclaves of Banditry: Ungoverned Forest Spaces and Cattle Rustling in Northern Nigeria. African Studies Review: 1-24.

Parliaments and Democracy

Susan Dodsworth, Seidu Alidu, Gretchen Bauer & Gbensuglo Alidu Bukari. 2022. Parliamentary primaries after democratic transitions: Explaining reforms to candidate selection and their impact. African Affairs 121(483): 275–297.

Bauer, Gretchen & Akosua K. Darkwah. 2021. “The President’s Prerogative”? The Cabinet Appointment Process in Ghana and the Implications for Gender Parity. Politics & Gender: 1-28. 

Crawford, Gordon & Abdul-Gafaru Abdulai. 2021. Research Handbook on Democracy and Development. Cheltenham & Northampton: Edward Elgar Publishing.

Osei, Anja. 2015. Elites and democracy in Ghana: A social network approach. African Affairs 114(457): 529-554.

Migration, Mobility and Forced Displacement

Stefan Rother, Susanne Schultz & Mary B. Setrana. 2021. Transnational Skills Partnerships between Ghana and Germany: "A "triple-win" solution?, AMMODI Policy Note

Garba, Faisal. to appear 2021. Capital (in)difference in Africa: the examples of Nigeria and South Africa. In V. Sujatha (ed.), Global Capital and Social Difference, London & New York: Routledge, 45-64.

Yeboah, T., Kandilige, L., Bisong, A., Garba, F., & Kofi Teye, J. 2020. The ECOWAS Free Movement Protocol and Diversity of Experiences of Different Categories of Migrants: A Qualitative Study. International Migration 59(3).

Bjarnesen, Jesper. 2020. Intra-African Migration. Study requested by the DEVE committee. European Parliament. 


2020. Special Issue in Contemporary Journal of African Studies (CJAS): Vol 7 No 1 (2020): Issues of restitution and repatriation of looted and illegally acquired African objects in European museums

Apoh, W. & Mehler, A. 2021. Forum: Das Humboldt-Forum und die Restitutionsdebatte. WeltTrends No 179 (2021).

Knowledge Production

Gordon Crawford, Zainab Mai-Bornu & Karl Landström. 2021. Decolonising knowledge production on Africa: Why it’s still necessary and what can be done. Journal of the British Academy  9(1): 21-46. Special issue on ‘Repositioning of Africa in Knowledge Production: Shaking off Historical Stigmas’ edited by Juliet Thondhlana and Evelyn Chiyevo Garwe.

Academic Cooperation

Andreas Mehler & Francis B. Nyamnjoh. 2022. Academic Cooperation in the Humanities and Social Sciences: A Post-COVID Future. In Clemens Greiner, Steven Van Wolputte & Michael Bollig (eds.),  African Futures, Leiden: Brill, 367-374.