November 29, 2022

New publication: Mediating Infrastructural Discipline: Established Practices and Changing Structures of Dar es Salaam’s Transport Sector

The article discusses the interplay of urban transport infrastructures and their need to and of discipline. Drawing on participatory observation, ride-alongs, and interviews, it elaborates the […]
June 9, 2022

Disaster communication beyond the state?

Over the last two decades, a number of cyclones and tropical storms have hit Zimbabwe with devastating effects. Expecting these events to happen even more frequently […]
June 9, 2022

Das tansanische Reisfeld als lebendes Labor?

Against the backdrop of food security and supposedly untapped agricultural potential in Africa, international Non-Governmental Organisations (NGOs) remain important intermediaries for the transfer of agricultural science […]
June 13, 2022

New Book Publication: Cargoes in Motion

Together with Burkhard Schnepel (Anthropology, Martin Luther Universität Halle-Wittenberg), Julia Verne has edited an innovative collection of essays that foregrounds specific cargoes as a means to […]