Africanist Theses accepted at UK Universities - 2005

2005

Delanyo Tsidi Besah Adadevoh (2005) ‘Approaches to Christianization Among the Ewe People of Ghana’, Ph.D thesis, Oxford Centre for Mission Studies and University of Leeds. Supervisor: Dr Alistair McFayden.

Abimbola Adesina Rilwan Agboluaje (2005) ‘Europe and Africa: From Development Intervention to Development Enforcement’, Ph.D thesis, University of Cambridge. Supervisor: Professor James Mayall.

Marloes van Amerom (2005) ‘On the Road to Peace?: Co-operation and Conflict in Southern Africa's Peace Parks’, Ph.D thesis, University of Durham. Supervisors: Professor Jonathan Rigg and Professor Joe Painter.

Tadesse Birhanu (2005) ‘Rehabilitation of Degraded Woodlands in the Amhara Region, Ethiopia’, Ph.D thesis, University of Aberdeen. Supervisor: Dr Michelle Pinard.

Brian Chase (2005) ‘Late Quaternary Palaeoenvironments of the West Coast of South Africa: The Aeolian Record’, D.Phil. thesis, University of Oxford. Supervisors: Professor David S. G. Thomas and Dr Mark Bateman.

Gregg Joseph Chavaria (2005) ‘The Efficacy of Refugee Education in Uganda, 1993-1998: The Role of the Non-Governmental Organization’, M. Litt. thesis, University of Oxford. Supervisor: Professor Ceri Peach.

Anna I. Clarkson (2005) ‘Courts, Councils and Citizenship: Political Culture in the Gezira Scheme in Condominium Sudan’, Ph.D thesis, University of Durham. Supervisor: Dr Justin Willis.

Anna Crozier (2005) ‘The Colonial Medical and Colonial Identity: Kenya, Uganda and Tanzania before World War Two’, Ph.D thesis, University of London. Supervisors: Dr Anne Hardy and Professor William F. Bynum.

Lindiwe Dovey (2005) ‘African Film Adaptation of Literature: Mimesis and the Critique of Violence’, Ph.D thesis, University of Cambridge.

Ernest G. Foli (2005) ‘Silvicultural Interventions in Moist Forest in Ghana: An Assessment of Forest Responses and Stakeholder priorities’, Ph.D thesis, University of Aberdeen. Supervisor: Dr Michelle Pinard.

Stephen Ford (2005) ‘South Africa: A Model of Transition from Authoritarian Rule to Democratic Consolidation’, Ph.D thesis, University of Birmingham. Supervisor: Dr Keith Shear.

Emmanuel Kwabena Frimpong (2005) ‘Mark and Spirit Possession in an African Context’, Ph.D thesis, University of Glasgow.

Claire Helena Griffiths (2005) ‘Gender and Social Development Policy in Francophone West Africa: Realities and Fictions’, Ph.D thesis, University of Hull. Supervisor: Professor Peter Beardsell.

Stig Jarle Hansen (2005) ‘Organisational Culture at War: Ethiopian Decision-making and the War with Eritrea (1998-2000)’, Ph.D thesis, University of Wales. Supervisor: Dr Rita Abrahamsen.

Ruth Elaine Hill (2005) ‘Risk, Production and Poverty: A Study of Coffee in Uganda’, D.Phil. thesis, University of Oxford. Supervisor: Dr Marcel Fafchamps.

Godius Kahyarara (2005) ‘Determinants of Real Earnings and Productivity in Tanzanian Manufacturing Firms', D.Phil. thesis, University of Oxford. Supervisor: Dr Francis Teal.

Edward Riak Kajivora (2005) ‘The Role of Religion in Conflict: With Special Reference to its Contribution in the Civil War in Sudan from Independence to 2002’, Ph.D thesis, University of Birmingham. Supervisor: Dr Sigvard von Sicard.

Hélène Neveu Kringelbach (2005) ‘Encircling the Dance: Social Mobility through the Transformation of Performance in Urban Senegal’, D.Phil. thesis, University of Oxford. Supervisor: Professor David Parkin.

Donna C. Leonardi (2005) ‘Knowing Authority: Colonial Governance and Local Community in Equatoria Province, Sudan, 1900-56’, Ph.D thesis, University of Durham. Supervisor: Dr Justin Willis.

Carol Patricia Long (2005) ‘Contradicting Maternity: HIV-Positive Motherhood in South Africa’, University of Cambridge. Supervisors: Professor J. C. W. Mitchell and Professor Bryan Turner.

Hector Daniel Thabo Magome (2005) ‘Managing Protected Areas in Post-apartheid South Africa: A Framework for Integrating Conservation with Rural Development’, Ph.D thesis, University of Kent at Canterbury. Supervisors: Professor Nigel Leader-Williams and Professor Norman Owen-Smith.

Rebecca Marsland (2005) ‘Ethnographic Malaria: The Uses of Medical Knowledge in Tanzania’, Ph.D thesis, SOAS, University of London. Supervisor: Dr Christopher Davis.

Oliver Masakure (2005) ‘Export Supply Chains and Small-scale Producers in Africa: Horticultural Exports from Zimbabwe’, Ph.D thesis, University of Reading.

Anna Margaret Molesworth (2005) ‘Epidemic Meningitis in Africa and its Association with the Environment’, Ph.D thesis, University of Liverpool. Supervisor: Dr Luis Eduardo Cuevas.

Mwinyikione Mwinyihija (2005) ‘Ecotoxicological Impact of the Tanning Industry: Case Study of a Tannery Site in Central Kenya’, Ph.D thesis, University of Aberdeen.

William Oliver Norman (2005) ‘Living on the Frontline: Politics, Migration and Transfrontier Conversation in the Mozambican Villages of the Mozambique-South Africa Borderland’, Ph.D thesis, University of London. Supervisors: Dr Deborah James and Matthew Engelke.

Kathryn Nwajiaku (2005) ‘Oil Politics and Identity Transformation in Nigeria: The Case of the Ijaw of the Niger Delta’, D.Phil. thesis, University of Oxford. Supervisor: Gavin Williams.

Cosmas Milton Obote Ochieng (2005) ‘The Political Economy of Contract Farming in Kenya: The Historical-comparative Study of Tea and Sugar Contract Farming Schemes, 1960-2002’, D.Phil. thesis, University of Oxford. Supervisor: Dr Judith U. Heyer.

Charles Parkinson (2005) ‘The Origins of Bills of Rights in the British Commonwealth: the Emergence of Domestic Human Rights Instruments in Britain's Overseas Territories, 1950-1962’, D.Phil. thesis, University of Oxford. Supervisor: Dr John Darwin.

Ruksana Patel (2005) ‘Fragmented Lives: A ’Forgotten Generation’ in Post-liberation South Africa’, Ph.D thesis, University of Cambridge. Supervisors: Professor J. C. W. Mitchell and Professor Bryan Turner.

Claire Helen Quinn (2005) ‘Coping with Ecological Uncertainty in Semi-arid Tanzania: Livelihoods, Risks and Institutions’, Ph.D thesis, University of York. Supervisors: Dr Jon Lovett and Dr Meg Huby.

Vusumuzi Sithembiso Mncube (2005) ‘School Governance in the Democratisation of Education in South Africa: The Interplay between Policy and Practice’, Ph.D thesis, University of Birmingham. Supervisor: Dr Keith Shear.

Caroline Lydia Jane Sweetman (2005) ‘Livelihood, Poverty and the Empowerment of Women: An Ethiopian Case Study’, Ph.D thesis, University of Leeds. Supervisor: Professor Ruth Pearson.

Joanne Walker (2005) ‘Uranium-Lead Dating of Hominid Fossil Sites in South Africa’, Ph.D thesis, University of Leeds. Supervisor: Dr Bob Cliff.

Pamela J. Welch (2005) ‘Church and Settler: A Study in the History of the Anglican Diocese of Mashonaland/Southern Rhodesia, 1890-1925’, Ph.D thesis, University of London. Supervisor: Professor Andrew N. Porter.

Lindsay Whitfield (2005) ‘Democracy as Idea and Democracy as Process: The Politics of Democracy and Development in Ghana’, D.Phil. thesis, University of Oxford, 2005. Supervisor: Gavin Williams.

David Whittaker (2005) ‘Cultural Identity and the Nigerian Novel in the 1950's’, Ph.D thesis, University of London. Supervisor: Dr Mpalive Hangson-Msiska.

Leo Isaac Zeilig (2005) ‘Students and the Struggle for Democracy in Sub-Saharan Africa, 1995-2005: with a focus on Senegal and Zimbabwe’, Ph.D thesis, University of Brunel. Supervisors: Dr Nicola Ansell, Dr Lorraine van Blerk and Dr Alan Patterson.

A significant number of the above thesis titles came from the Theses Register of Research in Commonwealth Studies at the Institute of Commonwealth Studies. Students, supervisors and administrators are encouraged to submit information to the editor of the Register, Patricia Larby: commonwealth.register(AT)sas.ac.uk