Africanist Theses accepted at UK Universities – 2014

Elizabeth Afari-Owusu (2014), ‘Participation in Global Horticulture Value Chains: Implications for Poverty Alleviation in the Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) region’, D.B.A. thesis, University of Manchester. Supervisors: Dr Ronald Ramlogan and Professor Philip Shapira; www.manchester.ac.uk/escholar/uk-ac-man-scw:217527

Michelle Afrifah (2014), ‘Exploring the Socio-economic Impact of African American Tourists on Southern Ghana ‘, Ph.D thesis, King’s College London. Supervisor: Dr Deborah Potts.

Alicia N. Altorfer-Ong (2014), ‘Old Comrades and New Brothers: A Historical Re-examination of the Sino-Zanzibari and Sino-Tanzanian Bilateral Relationships in the 1960s’, Ph.D thesis, LSE, University of London. Supervisor: Dr Joanna Lewis; etheses.lse.ac.uk/811/

Peter Arthur (2014), ‘The Textuality of Contemporary Hiplife Lyrics’, Ph.D thesis, University of Birmingham. Supervisors: Professor Karin Barber and Dr Kate Skinner; etheses.bham.ac.uk/4889/

Olusoyi Olatokunbo Richard Ashaye (2014), ‘Evaluating the Implementation of E-Government in Developing Countries: The Case of Nigeria’, Ph.D thesis, Brunel University. Supervisors: Professor Zahir Irani and Professor Vishanth Weerakkody; bura.brunel.ac.uk/handle/2438/8751

Muhammad Danial Azman (2014) ‘Transitional Justice and Peacebuilding in Africa: In Search of Justice and Reconciliation Following Post-Election Violence in Kenya’, Ph.D thesis, University of St Andrews. Supervisor: Professor Ian Taylor.

Jamal Bahmad (2014), ‘Casablanca Belongs to us: Globalisation, Everyday Life and Postcolonial Subjectivity in Moroccan Cinema since the 1990s’, Ph.D thesis, University of Stirling. Supervisor: Professor David Murphy; dl.handle.net/1893/19847

Roman Yiseni Belete (2014), ‘The Contest of Representation: Photographic Images of Ethiopian women in national print media, development aid organisations and galleries’, Ph.D thesis, University of Durham. Supervisors: Professor Marcus Power and Professor Cheryl McEwan; etheses.dur.ac.uk/10631/

Dominic Burbidge (2014), ‘Trust and Social Capital in Urban Kenya and Tanzania’, D.Phil. thesis, University of Oxford. Supervisor: Dr Nic Cheeseman.

Brian Chama (2014), ‘Press Freedom in Zambia: A Study of ‘The Post’ Newspaper and Professional Practice in Political Context’, Ph.D thesis, Roehampton University. Supervisors: Dr Anita Biressi and Professor Heather Nunn; hdl.handle.net/10142/315689

Sadia Zulfiqar Chaudhry (2014), ‘African Women Writers and the Politics of Gender’, Ph.D thesis, University of Glasgow. Supervisor: Professor Willy Maley.

Nikia R. Clarke (2014), ‘Of People, Politics and Profit: The Political Economy of Chinese Industrial Zone Development in Nigeria’, D.Phil thesis, University of Oxford. Supervisor: Dr Abdul Raufu Mustapha.

Honita Cowaloosur (2014) ‘Reinscribing Dependency: The Political Economy of Mauritius JinFei Economic and Trade Cooperation Zone’, Ph.D thesis, University of St Andrews. Supervisor: Professor Ian Taylor.

Neal Dando (2014), ‘The Impact of Terrain on British Operations and Doctrine in North Africa, 1940-1943’, Ph.D thesis, University of Plymouth. Supervisor: Dr Harry Bennett; hdl.handle.net/10026.1/3035

Gillian Davies (2014) ‘Rethinking Market-Based Development Approaches: Increasing Access to Energy Goods and Services for Households in Sub-Saharan Africa’, Ph.D. thesis, University of Edinburgh. Supervisors: Dr Thomas Molony and Professor Donald MacKenzie.

Simon Duphey (2014), ‘The Impacts of HIV/AIDS Pandemic on Rural Livelihoods: The Case of the Ghana-Togo Border Region’, Ph.D thesis, University of Sheffield. Supervisors: Dr Deborah Sporton and Dr Jan Rigby; etheses.whiterose.ac.uk/6283/

N. F. Filippi, (2014), ‘Deviances and the Construction of a ‘Healthy Nation’ in South Africa: A Study of Pollsmoor Prison and Valkenberg Psychiatric Hospital, c. 1964-1994’, D.Phil thesis, University of Oxford. Supervisor: Dr Jan-Georg Deutsch.

Nthabiseng Anna Faku-Juqula (2014), ‘Fourteen Years On: The Legacy of Giving Testimony to the South African Truth and Reconciliation Commission for Survivors of Human Rights Violations’, Ph.D thesis, Brunel University. Supervisors: Dr Frances Reynolds, Lindsey Nicholls and Dr Cathy Aymer; bura.brunel.ac.uk/handle/2438/8749

Juliet Gilbert (2014), ‘Destiny is Not Where You are Now: Fashioning New Pentecostal Subjectivities among Young Women in Calabar, Nigeria’, D.Phil. thesis, University of Oxford. Supervisor: Dr David Pratten.

Julian Graef (2014) ‘Peacebuilding as Capacity-building in Rural Liberia’, Ph.D thesis, University of St Andrews. Supervisor: Professor Ian Taylor.

Mulugeta Lolamo Handino (2014), ‘“Green famine” in Ethiopia: Understanding the Causes of Increasing Vulnerability to Food Insecurity and Policy Responses in the Southern Ethiopian Highlands’, Ph.D thesis, University of Sussex. Supervisors: Dr Stephen Devereux, Dr Jeremy Lind and Dr Rachel Sabates-Wheeler; sro.sussex.ac.uk/48738/

Kalle Hirvonen (2014), ‘Three Essays on Internal Migration and Nutrition in Tanzania’, D.Phil thesis, University of Sussex. Supervisors: Professor Barry Reilly, Professor Andy McKay and Dr Alex Moradi; sro.sussex.ac.uk/48884/

Hannah Hoechner (2014), ‘Ambiguous Adventures: ‘Traditional’ Qur’anic Students in Kano, Nigeria’, D.Phil. thesis, University of Oxford. Supervisors: Dr Abdul Raufu Mustapha and Dr Laura Camfield.

Rachel Anne James (2014), ‘Implications for Global Warming for African Climate’, D.Phil thesis, University of Oxford. Supervisor: Professor Richard Washington.

Rebecca Katherine Jones (2014), ‘Writing Domestic Travel in Yoruba and English Print Culture, Southwestern Nigeria, 1914-2014’, Ph.D thesis, University of Birmingham. Supervisors: Professor Karin Barber and Dr Stewart Brown; etheses.bham.ac.uk/5249/

Amina Nasibu Kamando (2014), ‘Government-Community Partnership in the Provision of Education in Rural Tanzania’, Ph.D thesis, University of Glasgow. Supervisors: Dr Lesley Doyleand Rod Purcell; theses.gla.ac.uk/5294

Christopher Letcher (2014), ‘Composing South Africa on Screen: A Film Composer’s Perspective on Representation and Aesthetics in the Production of Post-Apartheid Cinema’, D.Mus. thesis, Royal College of Music, London. Supervisor: Dr Miguel Mera.

Eveliina Lyytinen (2014), ‘Spaces of Trust and Mistrust: Congolese Refugees, Institutions and Protection in Kampala, Uganda’, D.Phil. thesis, University of Oxford. Supervisors: Dr Patricia Daley and Professor Roger Zetter.

Angelina Mattijo-Bazugba (2014), ‘The Politics of Gender Quotas: What Accounts for the Relative Success of the Gender Quotas in the First Southern Sudanese Elections?’, Ph.D. thesis, University of Edinburgh. Supervisors: Professor Fiona Mackay and Dr Thomas Molony.

Takeshi Miyazaki (2014), ‘Is Changing Teaching Practice the Mission Impossible?: A Case Study of Continuing Professional Development for Primary School Teachers in Senegal’, D.Ed thesis, University of Sussex. Supervisor: Dr John Pryor; sro.sussex.ac.uk/47874/

Everette Ndlovu (2014), ‘The Role of Diasporic Media in Facilitating Citizen Journalism and Political Awareness in Zimbabwe’, Ph.D thesis, University of Salford; usir.salford.ac.uk/31005/

Levi Onyeisi Wilson Odoe (2014), ‘Party Autonomy and Enforceability of Arbitration Agreements and Awards as the Basis of Arbitration [Nigeria]’, Ph.D thesis, University of Leicester. Supervisors: Masood Ahmed and Francois du Bois; hdl.handle.net/2381/28773

Marjoke Anika Oosterom (2014), ‘The Effects of Violent Conflict and Displacement on Citizen Engagement: A Case Study from Northern Uganda’, D.Phil thesis, University of Sussex. Supervisors: Dr Rosemary McGee and Professor John Gaventa; sro.sussex.ac.uk/48910/

Michael Picardie (2014), ‘Towards a Philosophy of Theatre Inspired by Aristotle’s Poetics and Post-Structuralist Aesthetics in Relation to Three South African Plays’, Ph.D thesis, University of South Wales. Supervisors: Professor Stephen Lacey and Michael Carklin; hdl.handle.net/10265/749

Thomas Sharp (2014), ‘The International Possibilities of Insurgency and Statehood in Africa: The U.P.C. and Cameroon, 1948-1971’, Ph.D thesis, University of Manchester. Supervisors: Professor Bertrand Taithe and Dr Steven Pierce; www.manchester.ac.uk/escholar/uk-ac-man-scw:219109

Sebastião Nuno de Araújo Barros e Silva (2014), ‘The Land of Flies, Children and Devils: The Sleeping Sickness Epidemic in the Island of Príncipe (1870s-1914)’, D.Phil. thesis, University of Oxford. Supervisor: Dr Sloan Mahone.

Joanna Kay Skelt (2014), ‘The Social Function of Writing in Post-war Sierra Leone: Poetry as a Discourse for Peace’, Ph.D thesis, University of Birmingham. Supervisors: Dr Stewart Brown and Dr Reg Cline-Cole; etheses.bham.ac.uk/4990/

Colette Solebo (2014), ‘The First 24 hours: Mortality and Other Outcomes of Paediatric Emergency Care in Lagos: A Case Study’, Ph.D thesis, University of Warwick. Supervisors: Dr Peter Sidebotham, Professor Frances Griffiths and Dr Kandala N-Bakwin; wrap.warwick.ac.uk/61795/

Edward Mark Teversham (2014), ‘Representations and Perceptions of the Kruger National Park and the Manyeleti Game Reserve, 1926-2010’, D.Phil thesis, University of Oxford. Supervisor: Professor William Beinart.

Cassandra Mark-Thiesen (2014), ‘West African Labour and the Development of Mechanised Mining in Southwest Ghana, c.1870s to 1910’, D.Phil thesis, University of Oxford. Supervisor: Dr Jan-Georg Deutsch.

Machiko Tsubura (2014), ‘Accountability and Clientelism in Dominant Party Politics: The Case of a Constituency Development Fund in Tanzania’, D.Phil thesis, University of Sussex. Supervisors: Dr Andrés Mejía Acosta, Professor David K. Leonard and Dr Shandana Khan Mohmand; sro.sussex.ac.uk/48876/

Samuel Danjuma Wapwera (2014), ‘Spatial planning framework for urban development and management in Jos Metropolis, Nigeria’, Ph.D thesis, University of Salford. Supervisor: Professor Charles Odita Egbu; usir.salford.ac.uk/30802/

Fassil Gebeyehu Yelemtu (2014), ‘The Social Life of Seeds: An Ethnographic Exploration of Farming Knowledge in Kibtya of Amhara region, Ethiopia’, Ph.D thesis, University of Durham. Supervisors: Dr Thomas Yarrow and Dr Ben Campbell; etheses.dur.ac.uk/10565/