Rabiat Akande works in the fields of legal history, law and religion, Islamic law, International law, and (post)colonial African law and society. Her current research explores struggles over religion-state relations in comparative contexts and illuminates law’s centrality to one of modernity’s most contested issues—the relationship between religion, and the state, and society—while also interrogating law’s […]
Immaculée Uwanyiligira is a second year PhD student in Social Work. She holds a BA in Languages and Literature (Makerere University), an MSc in Information and Telecommunication Systems (John Hopkins), and an MA in International Affairs (Columbia). She worked for the UN World Food Program as Head of the Information Technology and Telecommunication Unit (1998–99); […]
I am a Master's student in Social Anthropology, focusing my thesis on the activism of Malian undocumented migrants in the Paris region. My work hopes to shed light on migrants' experiences of state violence and practices of resistance. In particular, I will be studying the political discourses that emerge from migrant collectives, which tie contemporary […]
Matt Robertshaw is a PhD candidate in History at York University. He focuses on Haiti, the Caribbean and French colonialism in Africa. He is also a video essayist via Sleeper Hit History on YouTube.
Denielle A. Elliott is Associate Professor at York University in the Departments of Anthropology and Social Science. She is currently the Graduate Program Director for the Science and Technology Studies program. She is a founding member of the Centre for Imaginative Ethnography. Her research for the large part focuses on arts-based ethnography and the intersections […]
Dhouha Triki is a fourth-year doctoral student interested in feminist agency and revolutionary struggles against state feminisms in the Arab region of North Africa. Her research aims to conceptualize the manner women's agency and struggle for liberation in this region transcends, extends, and complicates the political state post-colonial identity and the ghostly residue of colonialism […]
As a scholar and feminist activist, Rose Ndengue works on African decolonization, gender, and black feminisms in a colonial and post-colonial context. Her research focuses on African and Afro-descendant women's mobilizations in Europe and Cameroon. Her interdisciplinary approach blends history, political science, sociology, postcolonial studies with feminist and gender studies. Her work contributes to the […]