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

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

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.

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

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.