Jacques Leslie over at the New Yorker has an interesting narrative around the crumbling of Lake Kariba Dam in Zambia. Read more here.
Deborah Brautigam has a neat new post on Chinese mining investments in Africa. Check it out here.
Another great post from Stuart Elden on Progressive Geographies.
Right from our long term study site, Dr. Munir Virani and friends discuss the vulture problem in East Africa.
As always, Bill Adams from Cambridge has this fascinating post on ‘Conservation Trolls‘ – particularly relevant in the wake of Cecil the Lion…
Stuart Eden’s Blog just posted this interesting link on how we write. Read more here.
Nice to see the Kenyan press working on certain knowledge claims. Watch more from Nation TV Kenya here.
Leila Harris (IRES, Univ. of British Colombia) has a new piece out on deconstructing the map. Read more here.
Right from the minds of critical cartographers, Nicole Cesare discusses The Chronic’s “creation of dynamic, disjunctive spaces that undermine the premise of the map as stable and representative” in a blog post on Africa is a Country. Read more here.
The plight of non-tenured professors is widely known, but what about the impact they have on the students they’re hired to instruct? Read more here.