Experts
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Duncan Money
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Labour, mining, migration, race
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Zambia, Southern Africa, Central Africa
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Abdourahmane Idrissa
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States and institutions, political Islam and political secularism, modern and premodern history
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Niger, Sahel, Burkina Faso, Mali, Senegal, Nigeria
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Dorrit van Dalen
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History of Islam, intellectual history, human rights
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West-Africa, Chad
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Loes Oudenhuijsen
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sexuality, gender norms, agenxy, political economy, Islam, secularity
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Senegal
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Tycho van der Hoog
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African history, Korean history, African-Korean relations, liberation wars, international relations
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Namibia, Botswana, Zimbabwe
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Lidewyde Berckmoes
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Conflict, children and youth, intergenerational transmission, resilience, violence
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Rwanda, Burundi
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Harry Wels
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Nature conservation, human-animal studies
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South Africa, Southern Africa
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Sandrine Gallois
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Human-environment relations, biocultural diversity, cultural transmission, childhood, learning, ethnoecology, social-ecological systems and science-policy interface
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The Congo region
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Annachiara Raia
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African languages literatures, Islamic poetry in Africa, orality and literacy, Swahili literature and practices
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Eastern Africa, Kenya
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Carolien Jacobs
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Legal anthropology, law, governance, international development, conflict
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Congo, Mozambique
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Janine Ubink
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African law and governance, customary law, land law and policy, gender, transitional justice, legal empowerment
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Ghana, Namibia, Malawi, Somalia, South Africa
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Nadia Sonneveld
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Family law, Legal rights, Migration
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Morocco, North Africa
Klaas van Walraven
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French Africa; French empire, decolonization, biography
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Niger, West Africa, Central African Republic
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Chibuike Uche
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Political economy, business and financial history, financial institutions regulation and regional integration
Region
Nigeria
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Rijk van Dijk
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Pentecostalism, globalization and transnationalism, migration, youth and healing
Region
Botswana, Ghana, Malawi
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Han van Dijk
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Political decentralization, land tenure, natural resource management and farmer-herder strategies in response to climate variability and development policy
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Burkina Faso, Chad, Mali, Niger
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Wouter van Beek
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Kapsiki-Higi, Dogon, folk tales, oral history, religion, anthropology of religion, tourism, cultural ecology, witchcraft, holy places
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Cameroon, Mali, Namibia, South Africa, Southern Africa
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Azeb Amha
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Descriptive and documentary linguistics, anthropological linguistics, sociolinguistics, Omotic languages
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Ethiopia
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André Leliveld
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Frugal innovation, economy, informal insurance and social-support systems, labour protection
Region
East Africa
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Mayke Kaag
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Social anthropology, Islam, African transnational relations
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Senegal, Chad, Cameroon
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Maarten Kossmann
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Berber linguistics, contact linguistics, oral narratives, language contact between Berber languages and Arabic dialects
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North Africa, Sahara, Sahel zone
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Felix Ameka
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African linguistics, anthropological linguistics, West African languages
Region
West Africa
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Annette Schmidt
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History, archeology, material culture, architecture, tourism
Region
West Africa
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Robert Ross
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Colonial South Africa, slavery, black consumption patterns, global homogenisation of world material culture
Region
South Africa
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Maarten Mous
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African linguistics
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Tanzania, Ethiopia, Cameroon, Senegal
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Marleen Dekker
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Development economy, human geography, land reform, social networks
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Zimbabwe, Togo, Ethiopia
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Mirjam de Bruijn
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Information and Communication Technologies (ICT's), nomadism, youth and children, social (in)security, poverty, marginality/social and economic exclusion, violence, slavery, and human rights.
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Cameroon, Chad, Mali, Central African Republic, Sahel
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Akinyinka Akinyoade
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Demography, sociology, fertility dynamics and family planning, human trafficking and forced labor
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West Africa, Nigeria, Ghana
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Ton Dietz
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Economic geography, political ecology, agricultural dynamics
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Kenya, Ghana
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Jan Abbink
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Anthropology, political change and ethnicity, violence and culture, ethnic groups
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Northeast Africa, Ethiopia, Somalia
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Peter Pels
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Global Politics, Ethics, Religion and Magic, History of Anthropology, Colonial History, Anthropology of the Future
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Global Africa, Tanzania
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Sabine Luning
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Goldmining, Economy, Religion and Religious Ideas, Corporate Social Responsibility, Resource Politics, Migration
Region
Burkina Faso, West Africa
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Erik Bähre
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Economic anthropology, conflict, emotions, methodology, emerging markets, Netherlands, South Africa
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South Africa
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Jan-Bart Gewald
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African history, technology and society, history of anthropology
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Ghana, Southern Africa
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