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Dr Devon Curtis

Dr Devon Curtis

University Lecturer in the Department of Politics and International Studies

Key Publications


Recent Articles

  • (2013)  'The Limits to Statebuilding for Peace in Africa' South African Journal of International Affairs, 20, 1, (April), pp. 79-97.

Recent Book chapters and reports

  • (2013) 'Post-conflict peacebuilding', in Nic Cheeseman, David Anderson and Andrea Scheibler (eds), Routledge Handbook of African Politics, London: Routledge.
  • (2013) ‘Burundi: Recent History’, in Africa: South of the Sahara 2014, Europa Publications, Routledge.   
  • (2013) 'The United Nations' (with Paul Taylor), in John Baylis, Steve Smith, Patricia Owens (eds), The Globalization of World Politics: An Introduction to International Relations, (Oxford University Press). Also previous editions in 2010, 2007 and 2004.
  • (2010) ‘Complementary Approaches to Peacekeeping? The African Union and United Nations in Burundi’, in H Besada (ed), Crafting an African Security Architecture, Ashgate (with G Nibigirwe)
  • (2009) Rebel Movements and Political Party Development in Post-Conflict Societies, Working Paper for the Program on States and Security, 2009 (with Jeroen de Zeeuw)

Dr Sarah Nouwen

Dr Sarah Nouwen

University Lecturer in Law

Fellow of the Lauterpacht Centre

Fellow, Pembroke College

Key Publications


Complementarity in the Line of Fire: The Catalysing Effect of the International Criminal Court in Uganda and Sudan (Cambridge University Press)

Select Proceedings of the European Society of International Law, 2010, Volume 3 (Ed) (Hart)


 "Legal Equality on Trial: Sovereigns and Individuals before the International Criminal Court" 43 Netherlands Yearbook of International Law 2012

 "Doing Justice to the Political: The International Criminal Court in Uganda and Sudan" (2010) European Journal of International Law 941-965

 "The Responsibility to Protect in Practice: Efforts to Promote Human Rights in Darfur" (2007) 24(65) Merkourios Utrecht Journal of International and European Law 58-70

 "Sudan's Divided (and Divisive?) Peace Agreements" (2006) 19 Hague Yearbook of International Law 113-134

 "The Special Court for Sierra Leone and the Immunity of Taylor: The Arrest Warrant Case Continued" 18(3) Leiden Journal of International Law 645-669

Book Chapters

 "The International Criminal Court: A Peacebuilder in Africa?" (Ed) in Devon Curtis and Gwinyayi A. Dzinesa (Ed), Peacebuilding, Power and Politics in Africa (Ohio University Pres), pp. 171-192

 "The ICC and Complementarity Post Juba: Between International Imposition and Domestic Diversity" in O.J. Francis and P. Wrange (Ed), The International Criminal Court and the Juba Peace Process or Global Governance and Local Friction (Fountain Press)

 "Complementarity in Uganda: Domestic Diversity or International Imposition?" in C. Stahn and M.E. Zeidy (Ed), The International Criminal Court and Complementarity: From Theory to Practice (Cambridge University Press)

Dr Sharath Srinivasan

Key Publications

  •  ‘A marriage less convenient: China, Sudan and Darfur’ in K Ampiah and S Naidu eds, Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon? Africa and China (University of KwaZulu Natal Press, 2008)
  • ‘A “rising Great Power” embraces Africa: Nigeria-China relations’ chapter in A Adebajo & AR Mustapha eds, Gulliver’s Troubles: Nigeria’s Foreign Policy after the Cold War (University of KwaZulu Natal Press, 2008)