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The most influential African thinker alive

At the end of 2011 we contemplated asking you, dear reader, who you think was the most influential African thinker alive. We abandoned the idea for a while because of our…..

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How Europe is Evolving Toward Africa

No, this is not about the anxieties of Niall Ferguson. Anthropologist John Comaroff spoke at The Graduate Institute in Geneva about the themes that lie at the heart of (the…..

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'The Truth About Crime'

“In South Africa,” anthropologist Jean Comaroff tells us in this lecture, “murder rates are held to be diagnostic of violence run amok, of governance haunted by a past of inequities…..