Africanist Theses accepted at UK Universities – 2013

Raphael Aidoo (2013), ‘The Impact of Individual Philanthropy on Rural Development in Ghana’, Ph.D thesis, King’s College London. Supervisor: Dr Deborah Potts.

Kofi Boateng (2013), ‘Anglophone Sub-Sahara Africa Video Industry: A New Paradigmatic Practice of Moviemaking’, Ph.D thesis, Edinburgh Napier University. Supervisors: Dr Roberta McGrath and Dr Paul Sellors; http://researchrepository.napier.ac.uk/6055/

Mabel Brodrick-Okereke (2013), ‘Women’s Protests in Egi and Warri, Nigeria, 1998–2009: The Politics of Oil, Nonviolent Resistance, and Gender in Niger Delta’, Ph.D thesis, University of Cambridge. Supervisor: Dr Devon Curtis.

Bet Caeyers (2013), ‘Social Networks, Community Based Development and Empirical Methodologies [Ethiopia and Tanzania]’, D.Phil. thesis, University of Oxford. Supervisor: Professor Stefan Dercon.

Lillian Anne Cherotich (2013), ‘Political Corruption and Democratization in Kenya: The Case of Goldenberg’, D.Phil. thesis, University of Oxford. Supervisor: Professor David Anderson.

Ian David Cooper (2013), ‘Parties, Factions and Votes: A Comparative Study of Electoral Politics in Post-Colonial Namibia’, D.Phil. thesis, University of Oxford. Supervisors: Dr Nicholas Cheeseman and Dr Anthony Lemon.

Marta Iñiguez De Heredia (2013), ‘Everyday Resistance in Post-Conflict Statebuilding: The Case of Eastern Democratic Republic of Congo’, Ph.D thesis, LSE, University of London. Supervisors: Mark Hoffman and Dr George Lawson; etheses.lse.ac.uk/708/

Sarah Doherty (2013), ‘The Origins and the Use of the Potters Wheel in Ancient Egypt’, Ph.D thesis, University of Cardiff. Supervisors: Dr Paul Nicholson and Professor Ian Freestone.

Jeffrey Eaton (2013), ‘The Spread and Control of HIV in Southern Africa’, Ph.D thesis, Imperial College London. Supervisors: Professor Geoffrey Garnett, Dr Timothy Hallett and Dr Peter White.

Alice Evans (2013), ‘Women Can Do What Men Can Do: The Causes and Consequences of Growing Flexibility in Gender Divisions of Labour in Kitwe, Zambia’, Ph.D thesis, LSE, University of London. Supervisor: Professor Sylvia Chant; etheses.lse.ac.uk/752/

Sean Fox (2013), ‘The Political Economy of Urbanisation and Development in Sub-Saharan Africa’, Ph.D thesis, LSE, University of London. Supervisors: Professor Jo Beall and Professor Tim Dyson; etheses.lse.ac.uk/807/

Sarah Grosso (2013), ‘Extraordinary Ethics: An Ethnographic Study of Marriage and Divorce in Ben Ali’s Tunisia’, Ph.D thesis, LSE, University of London. Supervisors: Dr Laura Bear and Professor Emeritus Martha Mundy; etheses.lse.ac.uk/885/

Wifak Houij Gueddana (2013), ‘A Biography of Open Source Software: Community Participation and Individuation of Open Source Code in the Context of Microfinance NGOs in North Africa and the Middle East’, Ph.D thesis, LSE, University of London. Supervisor: Dr Nathalie Mitev; etheses.lse.ac.uk/632/

Agnes C. E. Hann (2013), ‘An Ethnographic Study of Family, Livelihoods and Women’s Everyday Lives in Dakar, Senegal’, Ph.D thesis, LSE, University of London. Supervisors: Professor Rita Astuti and Professor Matthew Engelke; http://etheses.lse.ac.uk/722/

Abby Hardgrove (2013), ‘Life after Guns: The Life Chances and Trajectories of Ex-combatant and Other Post-war Youth in Monrovia, Liberia’, D.Phil. thesis, University of Oxford. Supervisors: Dr Jo Boyden and Dr Dawn Chatty.

Jacobus Hoffman (2013), ‘Older Persons and Intergenerational Relationships in Contemporary South Africa: Configurations and Reconfigurations in the Context of Poverty and HIV/AIDS’, D.Phil. thesis, University of Oxford. Supervisor: Professor Sarah Harper.

Lara Houston (2013), ‘Inventive Infrastructures: An Exploration of Mobile Phone “Repair” Cultures in Kampala, Uganda’, Ph.D thesis, Lancaster University; http://eprints.lancs.ac.uk/61583/

Neil Philip Howard (2013), ‘”It’s Easier If We Stop Them Moving”: A Critical Analysis of Anti-Child Trafficking Discourse, Policy and Practice – The Case of Southern Benin’, D.Phil. thesis, University of Oxford. Supervisors: Dr Jo Boyden and Dr Bridget Anderson.

Kerry Claire Jenkins (2013), ‘Outside Directors Experience and the Effect on Company Value: A South African Study’, DBA thesis, University of Manchester. Supervisors: Dr Thomas Kirchmaier and Dr Dominic Chai; www.manchester.ac.uk/escholar/uk-ac-man-scw:188185

George Karekwaivanane (2013), ‘Legal Encounters: Law, State and Society in Zimbabwe, c. 1950-1990’, University of Oxford. Supervisor: Professor Jocelyn Alexander.

Zuzanna Karpinska (2013), ‘Educational Planning for Situations of Instability: Standardization and Advocacy in Humanitarian Aid Practice [uses Uganda as a case study]’, D.Phil. thesis, University of Oxford. Supervisor: Dr David Mills.

Mariana Kriel (2013), ‘Loose Continuity: The Post-apartheid Afrikaans Language Movement in Historical Perspective’, Ph.D thesis, LSE, University of London. Supervisor: Professor John Breuilly; etheses.lse.ac.uk/863/

Giulia Liberatore (2013), ‘Transforming the Self: An Ethnography of Ethical Change Amongst Young Somali Muslim Women in London’, Ph.D thesis, LSE, University of London. Supervisors: Professor Henrietta Moore and Dr Mathijs Pelkmans; etheses.lse.ac.uk/743/

Danae Maniatis (2013), ‘Methodologies to Measure Aboveground Biomass in the Congo Basin Forest in a UNFCC REDD+ Context’, D.Phil. thesis, University of Oxford. Supervisor: Professor Yadvinder Malhi.

Zoe Marks (2013), ‘The Internal Dynamics of Rebel Groups: Politics of Material Viability and Organizational Capacity, RUF, Sierra Leone’, D.Phil. thesis, University of Oxford. Supervisor: Professor David Anderson.

Hanaan Marwah (2013), ‘‘Investing in Ghosts. Building and Construction in Nigeria’s Oil Boom and Bust, c.1960-2000’, D.Phil. thesis, University of Oxford. Supervisors: Dr Jan-Georg Deutsch and Professor Paul Collier.

Rachel Masika (2013), ‘Gender, Agency and Mobile Phones: Urban Street Traders in Uganda’, Ph.D thesis, Open University. Supervisors: Professor Hazel Johnson, Professor Gordon Wilson and Dr Peter Robbins.

Jacob McKnight (2013), ‘Constructing ‘Reform’ in the Ethiopian Healthcare System: Unintended Consequences for Hospitals and Patients’, D.Phil. thesis, University of Oxford. Supervisors: Professor Douglas Holt and Dr Catherine Dolan.

Marco Di Nunzio (2013), ‘‘‘The Arada Have Been Eaten”: Living Through Marginality in Addis Ababa’s Inner City,’ D.Phil. thesis, University of Oxford. Supervisor: Dr David Pratten.

Jayson David John Orton (2013), ‘Late Holocene Archaeology in Namaqualand, South Africa: Hunter-Gatherers and Herders in a Semi-Arid Environment’, D.Phil. thesis, University of Oxford. Supervisor: Professor Peter Mitchell.

Holly Porter (2013), ‘After Rape: Justice and Social Harmony in Northern Uganda’, Ph.D thesis, LES, University of London. Supervisors: Professor Tim Allen and Professor Ron Atkinson; etheses.lse.ac.uk/717/

Amy Dawn Prior (2013), ‘British Mapping of Africa: Publishing Histories of Imperial Cartography, c.1880-c.1915’, Ph.D thesis, University of Edinburgh. Supervisors: Professor Charles Withers and Professor David Finkelstein; http://www.era.lib.ed.ac.uk/handle/1842/6689

Robert Fleming Puckett (2013), ‘The Strange Case of the Landed Poor: Land Reform Laws, Traditional San Culture, and the Continued Poverty of South Africa’s ‡Khomani People’, D.Phil. thesis, University of Oxford. Supervisor: Dr Tony Lemon.

Sitna Quiroz (2013), ‘Relating as Children of God: Ruptures and Continuities in Kinship among Pentecostal Christians in the South-east of the Republic of Benin’, Ph.D thesis, LSE, University of London. Supervisors: Professor Deborah James and Dr Matthew Engelke; etheses.lse.ac.uk/821/

Helga Rainer (2013), ‘The Political Ecology and Economy of Protected Areas and Violence: A Case Study of the Conflict of the Kivus in the Democratic Republic of Congo’, Ph.D thesis, LSE, University of London. Supervisor: Professor Eric Neumayer; etheses.lse.ac.uk/969/

Charles Riziki Majinge (2013), ‘The United Nations, the African Union and the Rule of Law in Southern Sudan’, Ph.D thesis, LSE, University of London. Supervisors: Dr Chaloka Beyani and Professor Christine Chinkin; etheses.lse.ac.uk/845/

Clara Rubincam (2013), ‘Alternative Beliefs about HIV/AIDS: Re‐examining Distrust among Young Adults in Cape Town, South Africa’, Ph.D thesis, LSE, University of London. Supervisors: Professor Tony Barnett and Dr Hakan Seckinelgin; etheses.lse.ac.uk/790/

Tonson John Sango (2013) ‘The Role of Traditional Rulers in Protracted Communal Conflicts in Nigeria’, Ph.D thesis, University of Kent. Supervisors: Dr Anne Hammerstad and Professor Hugh Miall.

Richard Stanley (2013), ‘Micro-Macro Paradoxes: The Effects of War and Aid on Child Survival’ [Sierra Leone], D.Phil. thesis, University of Oxford. Supervisors: Dr Anke Hoeffler and Dr Raymond Duch.

Linnet Taylor (2013), ‘Global Travellers on the Digital Dirt Road: International Mobility, Networks and ICT Diffusion in Ghana’, Ph.D thesis, University of Sussex. Professor Richard Black and Dr Rachel Sabates-Wheeler; sro.sussex.ac.uk/44712/

Justin van der Merwe (2013), ‘Sub-Imperialism in Crisis? South Africa’s Government-Business-Media Complex and the Geographies of Resistance’, D.Phil. thesis, University of Oxford. Supervisor: Dr Tony Lemon.

Kathleen Elise Vongsathorn (2013), ‘”Things that Matter”: Missionaries, Government, and Patients in the Shaping of Uganda’s Leprosy Settlements, 1927-1951’, D.Phil. thesis, University of Oxford. Supervisor: Dr Sloan Mahone.

Mohamed Zaki (2013), ‘”And they Say There Aren’t any Gay Arabs…”: Ambiguity and Uncertainty in Cairo’s Underground Gay Scenes’, Ph.D thesis, LSE, University of London. Supervisors: Dr Matthew Engelke and Dr Catherine Allerton; etheses.lse.ac.uk/927/