Abstract no. 372

Consultants have taken on an increasingly important role to make improvement schemes come true in a variety of development contexts. Both independent contractors and large firms now undertake multiple roles in development projects, ranging from the role of trainers...

Abstract no. 256

When one of us invited an activist-scholar involved in anti-nationalist protest and new forms of direct democracy in Bosnia-Herzegovina to present at a workshop on ‘Translating policy in the semi-periphery’, his initial response was ‘whenever I hear the...

Abstract no. 174

Among the Samburu, nomadic pastoralists of northern Kenya, new social actors have emerged in recent decades. Officially affiliated to the three age-grades that compose their social system (uncircumcised boys, warriors and elders), educated Samburu play a very...