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Centre of Governance & Human Rights (CGHR)



Key publications: 
  • "Law, Opacity, and Information in Urban Gambia.” Social Analysis 57(3):42-57, 2014.
  • "Conflict and Civil Society in West Africa.” In The Handbook of Civil Society in Africa. E. Obadare, ed. New York: Springer, 2014.
  • "Guns, Anthropology, and Cultural Relativism.” Anthropology Today 29(2):23-25, 2013.
  • "Policing the Postcolony: Legal Pluralism, Security, and Social Control in The Gambia.” In Policing in Africa. D. Francis, ed. New York: Palgrave [co-authored with Mark Davidheiser], 2012.
  • "Introduction to African Conflict and Peacebulding Review,” African Conflict and Peacebuilding Review 1(1) [co-authored with Abu Bah, Mark Davidheiser, and Tricia Redeker Hepner], 2011.
  • "Resituating the Frontlines? Reflections on the Ethnography of African Securityscapes,"  African Security 3(2):104-125, 2010.

  • "Voter Registration Cards, Political Subjectivity, and Trust in Paper in the Gambia," Journal of Legal Anthropology 1(1):70-91, 2008.

  • "A Morality Tale - Children and the Social Processes of Human Rights in the Gambia,"  Expedition Magazine 50(2):26-32, 2008.

  • "Pure Fabrication:  Information Policy, Media Rights, and the Postcolonial Public," PoLAR: Political and Legal Anthropology Review 30(1):1-21, 2007.
Isaac Newton Research Associate, Department of Social Anthropology, Cambridge
Co-editor, African Conflict and Peacebuilding Review (Indiana University Press, in partnership with the West African Research Association and the Africa Peace and Conflict Network)
Dr Niklas  Hultin
Not available for consultancy