Viewpoint | January 16, 2018

Life as an APN Alumnus: An Interview with Dr. Tendai Joseph Chari

The Social Science Research Council’s African Peacebuilding Network (APN) had the opportunity to sit down with Dr. Tendai Joseph Chari, a 2017 Individual Research Grant recipient. This interview was conducted on June 21, 2017, during the APN 2017 Training Workshop on Research Methods in Accra, Ghana. It has been edited for length and clarity. APN: Could you […]

Tendai Chari at Rabat workshop
Tendai Joseph Chari at the 2017 APN Writing and Dissemination Workshop in Rabat, Morocco. Photo credit: Jennifer Sherys-Rivet.
Viewpoint | January 16, 2018

Life as an APN Alumnus: An Interview with Dr. Rawia Tawfik

The Social Science Research Council’s African Peacebuilding Network (APN) had the opportunity to sit down with Dr. Rawia Tawfik, a 2017 Individual Research Grant recipient. This interview was conducted on June 21, 2017, during the APN 2017 Training Workshop on Research Methods in Accra, Ghana. It has been edited for length and clarity. APN: Could you […]

Rawia Tawfik at Rabat Workshop
Rawia Tawfik at the 2017 APN Writing and Dissemination Workshop in Rabat, Morocco. Photo credit: Jennifer Sherys-Rivet.
Interviews | October 24, 2017

Religious Conflict in Ethiopia: An Interview with APN grantee Meron Zeleke Eresso

This is a cross-post from AcademiaNet, a database of profiles of excellent female researchers from all disciplines. In 2016, Dr. Meron Zeleke Eresso was an African Peacebuilding Network Individual Research Grant recipient.  Throughout history and down to the present day, religion has been used as a pretext for conflict and violence. Indeed, too often religion and conflict […]

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Viewpoint | August 11, 2017

Peacebuilding and the Academy in Africa

It is becoming increasingly clear that the effectiveness of peacebuilding in Africa is intertwined with the health of African higher education. Long-term peace in Africa will not be possible without greater African involvement, but African contributions will only be successful when they are grounded in strong research. In May 2017, Carnegie Corporation of New York […]

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