Call for Papers

Workshop on African Government Forces: New theoretical and methodological approaches, Uppsala, Sweden, 1-2 December, 2014. This workshop addresses questions in relation to government forces, their role as an economic actor, if  they strengthen or weaken ‘the state’. Focus is also for example on unit cohesion, the informal and everyday workings of the military, the discourses, narratives and identities of soldiers, or local-level interaction with civilians. Deadline to submit papers is September 15, 2014 (pdf opens in new window).

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