IDD, University of Birmingham: January news
- Brock Bersaglio (with Charis Enns) published, Settler Ecologies and the Future of Biodiversity: Insights from Laikipia, Kenya Conservation and Society
- Bizuneh Yimenu (with Robert McCabe) published, ‘Ethiopia’s quest for access to the sea: success rests on good relations with its neighbours’, The Conversation.
- Nic Cheeseman’s book ‘How to Rig an Election’ was used in an article in The Economist on the high number of polls that will be held in 2024 and the risks of manipulation.
- Nic’s research on electoral manipulation made front page news in Mauritius, where concerns about rigging are growing ahead of general elections this year
- Nic’s analysis of ‘Africa in 2023’ was published in The Africa Report, which highlighted the impact of three intertwined themes: debt, despondency, and democracy
- Nic Cheeseman and Mwita Chacha were commissioned by The European Democracy Hub to analyse how the European Union should respond to the recent spate of coups in Africa.
- IDD doctoral researcher Gareth Wall has recently joined the editorial team of the Critical Policy Studies journal as editorial assistant, and will be assisting with the journals policy forum activities and supporting the journal editor in their ambition to further expand the geographical reach of journal submissions.