Recent publications on Lusophone Africa

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Here's another great collection of readings related to Lusophone Africa.

Send your own publication news, in citation format please, to ksheldon@ucla.edu


 

Colin Darch and David Hedges, Samora Machel: Retórica Política e Independência em Moçambique (Salvador, Brasil: EDUFBA, 2018) http://www.edufba.ufba.br/2018/08/samora-machel-retorica-politica-e-independencia-em-mocambique/

 

Jason Sumich, The Middle Class in Mozambique: The State and the Politics of Transformation in Southern Africa (Cambridge University Press, 2018) https://www.cambridge.org/core/books/middle-class-in-mozambique/21E8D1987874529063DE6824C3F6AB4C

 

Inge Tvedten, Gilson Lázaro, and Eyolf Jul-Larsen Mateus Agostinho, Urban poverty in Luanda, Angola CMI Report R 2018:6 (Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute April 2018) available in English and Portuguese, https://www.cmi.no/publications/6497-urban-poverty-in-luanda-angola

 

Iselin Åsedotter Strønen and Margaret Nangacovie, The gendering of poverty and inequality in rural Malanje, Angola CMI Report R 2018:10 (Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute, 2018) https://www.cmi.no/publications/6567-the-gendering-of-poverty-and-inequality-in-rural

 

Sam Jones and Inge Tvedten, What does it mean to be poor?: Investigating the qualitative–quantitative divide in Mozambique WIDER Working Paper 2018/75 (United Nations University, 2018) file:///C:/Users/Kathleen/AppData/Local/Microsoft/Windows/INetCache/Content.Outlook/6BPTZ7BI/WIDERwp2018-75.pdf


Bjørn Enge Bertelsen & Knut Rio, “1968 and its other worlds: Global events and (anti-)state dynamics in France, Mozambique and Vanuatu,” History and Anthropology (2018), https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/02757206.2018.1524759

 

Chloé Buire, “Intimate Encounters with the State in Post-War Luanda, Angola,” Journal of Development Studies 54, 12 (December 2018): 2210-2226 https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/00220388.2018.1460467

 

Alberto Joaquim Chipande, Como Eu Vivo a Minha História. Article about the launch: http://www.jornalnoticias.co.mz/index.php/politica/81921-general-chipande-lanca-hoje-como-vivo-a-minha-historia-nunca-revelei-os-segredos-da-guerra-1
http://clubofmozambique.com/news/i-never-revealed-the-secrets-of-war-general-chipande-launches-his-first-book-today/

 

Camille Hahn (text) and Tara Todras-Whitehill (photographs), “Clinics Shuttered” [impact on clinics in Mozambique of the global gag rule on abortion information], Ms. Magazine (Fall 2018): 44-47. Not yet online; check http://msmagazine.com/blog/category/magazine/

 

Michel Cahen, “Le Mozambique dans l’histoire, A propos de Malyn Newitt, A Short History of Mozambique,” Lusotopie 17, 1 (2018): 159-167, http://booksandjournals.brillonline.com/content/journals/10.1163/17683084-12341704
and response from Malyn Newitt, “Michel Cahen’s Review of A Short History of Mozambique: Some Thoughts,” Lusotopie 17, 1 (2018): 168-173, http://booksandjournals.brillonline.com/content/journals/10.1163/17683084-12341703 

 

Helena Shilomboleni, “African Green Revolution, food sovereignty and constrained livelihood choice in Mozambique,” Canadian Journal of African Studies / Revue canadienne des études africaines 52, 2 (2018): 115-137, https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/00083968.2018.1483833

 

Helena Shilomboleni, “The African Green Revolution and the Food Sovereignty Movement: Contributions to Food Security and Sustainability, A Case-study of Mozambique,” MA Thesis, University of Waterloo, 2017 https://uwspace.uwaterloo.ca/bitstream/handle/10012/11323/Shilomboleni_Helena.pdf

 

Ivar Kolstad, Armando J. Garcia Pires, and Arne Wiig, “Within-group heterogeneity and group dynamics: analyzing exit of microcredit groups in Angola,” Oxford Development Studies 45, 3 (2017): 338-351 https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/13600818.2016.1243237

 

Ines Raimundo, Cameron McCordic, Abel Chikanda, The state of household food security in Maputo, Mozambique HCP Report No. 10 (Wilfred Laurier University, Hungry Cities Partnership, January 2018) https://scholars.wlu.ca/hcp/34/

 

Søren Kirk Jensen, “Angola’s Infrastructure Ambitions Through Booms and Busts: Policy, Governance and Reform,” Chatham House Research Paper (14 September 2018) https://www.chathamhouse.org/publication/angolas-infrastructure-ambitions-through-booms-and-busts-policy-governance-and-reform

 

Ambra Formenti, “Holy Strangers: Transnational Mobility and Moral Empowerment among Evangelical Guineans in Lisbon, Portugal,” African Diaspora 10, 1-2 (2018): 46-71 http://booksandjournals.brillonline.com/content/journals/10.1163/18725465-01001003

 

Dorothée Boulanger, Fiction as History? Resistance, Complicities and the Intellectual History of Postcolonial Angola Ph.D. diss., King’s College London, 2017, https://www.academia.edu/37467988/Fiction_as_History_Resistance_Complicities_and_the_Intel...

 

Richard John Reeve, Resourcing the Local Church: Attitudes among Mozambican evangelicals towards economic dependency and self-reliance Ph.D. diss., School of Divinity, University of Edinburgh, 2017 https://www.era.lib.ed.ac.uk/bitstream/handle/1842/31474/Reeve2018_Redacted.pdf?sequence=3...

 

 

Blogs and News:

 

Alex Vines, “Lourenço’s First Year: Angola’s Transitional Politics,” Africa Center for Strategic Studies Spotlight (September 20, 2018) https://africacenter.org/spotlight/lourencos-first-year-angolas-transitional-politics/

 

Claudine Spera and Irene Baqué, “Women lead the charge in healing scars of war in Mozambique wildlife park,” The Guardian (Sept 7, 2018) https://www.theguardian.com/global-development/ng-interactive/2018/sep/07/women-gorongosa-...

 

Mercedes Sayagues, “‘Technology is not for women,’” [Mozambique] Mail & Guardian (13 Jul 2018) https://mg.co.za/article/2018-07-13-00-technology-is-not-for-women

 

Mercedes Sayagues, “‘Women Not Speaking at the Same Table as Men’ Means a Widening Digital Gender Gap in Africa,” Inter Press Service (14 Sept 2018) http://www.ipsnews.net/2018/09/women-not-speaking-table-men-means-widening-digital-gender-gap-africa/

 

Vincent Hiribarren, “Seize ans de guerre civile au Mozambique (1976-1992),” [interview with Eric Morier-Genoud and Michel Cahen] Liberation Africa (30 Septembre 2018) http://libeafrica4.blogs.liberation.fr/2018/09/30/seize-ans-de-guerre-civile-au-mozambique...

 

Chatham House engagement opportunity, recruiting young activists from Mozambique (among other countries), Common Futures Conversations: Launching an online platform for dialogue between young people in Africa and Europe on key issues affecting their future and that of their communities. For further information, see https://www.chathamhouse.org/about/structure/communications-and-publishing/common-futures-conversations

 

Lecturer in Portuguese and Lusophone Studies, Cardiff University - Cardiff School of Modern Languages, College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences, one-year position, see https://www.jobs.ac.uk/job/BMY362/lecturer-in-portuguese-and-lusophone-studies for further information