My recent research article on Displacement-related land disputes in Burundi

Framing identity in contestations over land in post-repatriation settings: The case of southern Burundi The shift from violence to peace in Burundi has been marked by heavy contestations over land as a result of mass displacement and repatriation (see Kamungi, Oketch & Huggins, 2005). To facilitate policy-making, these land disputes have been framed by different … More My recent research article on Displacement-related land disputes in Burundi

Great memories from my PhD fieldwork in Burundi’s hills: Elections of community representatives

After a long history of violence and undemocratic governance, thanks to the constitutional reform, institutional changes and the promotion of human rights and gender inclusion by NGOs and civil society organizations in the aftermath of the 1993-2005 civil war, there have been new practices in local governance in Burundi. In 2014, during my fieldwork in rural … More Great memories from my PhD fieldwork in Burundi’s hills: Elections of community representatives