The Harry Frank Guggenheim African Fellows

(Formerly Harry Frank Guggenheim Young African Scholars)


Doyinsola Oluwagbemi Agunbiade (University of Ibadan, Department of Peace, Security and Humanitarian Studies). Impact Assessment of Violent Conflicts on the Democratic Development in Côte d'Ivoire
Benyin Akande (University of Uyo, Department of Political Science & Public Administration). Separatism and Gender Roles: Exploring Women's Involvement in IPOB’s Agitations in Nigeria's South-east Region
Adventino Banjwa (Makerere University, Makerere Institute of Social Research). Contesting the Postcolonial Political Order: A Critical Historical and Political Study on the Federalist Movement in Uganda
Kigambo Gaaki (University of Cape Town, Centre for Film and Media Studies). Mediating Contentious Politics in Hybrid Regimes: Press Coverage of Political Protests in Uganda
Marie-Grace Kagoyire Gasinzigwa (Universiteit Stellenbosch, Department of Psychology). Construction of Genocide Memories: Narratives of Second-generation Rwandans
Yosef Sintayehu Jemberie (Makerere University, Department of Social Studies). The Making of State of Emergency: A Historical Critique of Modern Political Power in Ethiopia
Awet Halefom Kahsay (Addis Ababa University, Institute for Peace and Security Studies). Preventing Inter-Ethnic Conflict through Traditional Institutions: Evidences from North-East Ethiopia
Learnmore Mvundura (University of the Witwatersrand, School of Social Sciences). Debunking Foreigner-Citizen Identity Binaries: Immigrant Women’s Negotiation of Maternal Health Inequities in Johannesburg
Kenechukwu Nwachukwu (Makerere University, Makerere Institute of Social Research). Nigeria’s Unresolved Political History and the Production of Violence Through Historical Narratives: The IPOB Question
Jacob Tagarirofa (University of the Free State, Centre for Gender and Africa). ‘Invisible Objects’ and Everyday Violence in a Post-war Community: A Posthuman Analysis of the Gendered Materialities of Landmines in the North-Eastern Border Area of Zimbabwe


Jacqueline Adongo (Cultural Studies, Makerere University). Rethinking Childhood: Child Identity Formation in Post-War Northern Uganda
Stephen David (English Studies, Stellenbosch University). Biafra as Third Space: Reading the Politics of Belonging in Nigeria-Biafra Civil War Literature
Florence Ncube (Anthropology, University of the Western Cape). Navigating Exile: A Case Study of Rwandan Former Soldiers Living in South Africa
Elizabeth Animashaun (Peace Studies, University of Ibadan). Contending for Power: Intersections of Spiritualism, Violence, and Dominance in Commercial Sex Work
Khanyile Mlotshwa (Media and Cultural Studies, University of KwaZulu-Natal). Interrogating Anti-Black Violence and Xenophobia in Discursive Construction of Black Subjectivity in Post-Apartheid Johannesburg, South Africa
Charlotte Ofori (Population Studies, University of Ghana). Bridewealth Payment and Male-Perpetrated Intimate Partner Violence Against Women in Ghana
Martin Ihembe (Political Science, University of Ibadan). Electoral Violence and Reforms in Nigeria’s Fledgling Democracy
Chenai Matshaka (Political Science, University of Pretoria). Civil Society Narratives of Violence and the Shaping of the Transitional Justice Agenda in Zimbabwe
Isaac Dery (Gender Studies, Unaffiliated). "Illegal Border Crossing" and Gender-Based Violence: Developing an African-Centered Perspective on Masculinities
Michael Owojuyigbe (Sociology, University of Ibadan). Sexual Learning Among the "Omo Ita" in Ibadan 


Simbarashe Gukurume (Sociology, University of Cape Town). Militarization of University Spaces in Zimbabwe: Institutionalised Political Violence
Yahya Sseremba (Political Science, Makerere University). A Historical and Political Inquiry Into the Political Violence in the Rwenzori Area of Uganda
Edmore Chitukutuku (Anthropology, University of the Witwatersrand). Youth Militias As Victims of Political Violence in Northern Zimbabwe
Torque Mude (Political Science, Religions, and Philosophies, Midlands State University). Effects of Violent Protests in Zimbabwe: Interrogating the April-August 2016 Anti-Government Protests
Benard Kilaka (Political Science). When Comrades Become Radicalized: Students’ Fears, Everyday Relations, and Perceptions of Security in Moi University, Kenya
Chibuzor Azubuike (African Studies, University of Ibadan). Negotiating Homeland and Return Among Female Bakassi Refugees in Cross River State
Souad Belhorma (Gender Studies, Moulay Ismail University-Meknes). Violence and Socioeconomic Development in a Transnational Context: A Case Study of Sub-Saharan Women in Morocco
Rosette Vuninga (History, University of the Western Cape). Combattants: Activists or Gangs? Ethno-Regional Violence Among Congolese Immigrants of South Africa
Elizabeth Animashaun (Conflict Studies, University of Ibadan). Commercial Sex Workers and Gender-Based Violence in Communities along Benin-Republic- Nigeria Border Corridor
Naume Choguya (Sociology and Anthropology University Of the Western Cape). Student Protests and Responses in South Africa: Violent Clashes

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