Emeka Thaddues Njoku is an alumnus of the Next Generation Social Sciences in Africa Doctoral Dissertation Proposal Fellowship (2015) and Doctoral Dissertation Completion Fellowship (2016). He holds a PhD in Political Science from the University of Ibadan, Nigeria. His research focuses on the intersection of civil society organizations and security governance, particularly post-9/11 international and […]
Between April 10-12, 2019, seven alumni of two SSRC programs—the African Peacebuilding Network (APN) and Next Generation Social Sciences in Africa (Next Gen)—joined some of the world’s leading thinkers, practitioners, and funders in the field of peacebuilding for a two-day high-level conference organized by Wilton Park in the United Kingdom. The theme of the meeting, […]
Is climate change likely to be a threat multiplier in conflict-prone regions? Under what conditions? What can be done to ameliorate it? These questions broadly capture the focus of my research. Much literature has sought to quantify the strength of climate-conflict linkages by taking advantage of improvements in climate and conflict data and data computing […]
There can be no peace without development and no development without peace. Report of the UN Secretary-General, September 2013 As the media strives to uphold freedom, independence, and professionalism in a digitalized media environment, the world comes together on February 13 every year to mark World Radio Day. On this day, we celebrate the unique […]
2019 Presidential Elections in Senegal: Reflections on a West African Model-Democracy and the Challenge of Decolonizationby Amy Niang and Aboubakr Tandia
Perhaps the most defining issue of the election was the debate about decolonization, a first in the history of postcolonial Senegal.
Next Gen fellow Sisanda Mguzulwa (2016-2018) is passionate about her research on youth violence in South Africa. Here’s a sneak peek at a conversation we had with her about her work and experience as a fellow.