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Richard Atimniraye Nyelade

Richard Atimniraye Nyelade is a Lecturer in Anthropology and Sociology at the University of Ottawa. He holds a PhD in Sociology from Shanghai University, with expertise in the intersection of olfactory experiences and social connections among African immigrants. He is currently pursuing a second PhD in Anthropology at the University of Ottawa, focusing his research on the complexities of diplomatic relations between Taiwan and Somaliland. His publications include "The Interconnection between the Global and the Local: Case Study of the Indigenous Baka Community of Nomedjoh, Cameroon," in Anthropology Southern Africa, Vol. 46, Issue 4, 2023; and "Autochtonie et colonialité en Afrique," in Les Editions Persée, 2023. Dr. Nyelade has received several academic awards including the prestigious Canadian Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) Fellowship and the Taiwan Ministry of Foreign Affairs Fellowship. His research spans various aspects of environmental politics, international relations, and interdisciplinary foreign policy analysis.

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