Good things come in threes

A sociologist, an archaeologist and a criminologist. Our research team at the Nordic Africa Institute will be strengthened in September by the arrival of three new guest researchers.

We welcome our new guest researchers and will report more about their research during the coming autumn.

Adebusuyi Isaac Adeniran is a lecturer in the Department of Sociology and Anthropology at Obafemi Awolowo University in Ile-Ife, Nigeria. The title of his current research project is “Boko Haram Islamic Insurgency in Nigeria: Cross-Saharan exploration of origin, growth and sustenance.” He will be joining us from 2 September to 21 November to undertake research in conflict, security and democratic transformation.

Natalie Josephine Swanepoel is a senior lecturer at the Department of Anthropology and Archaeology at the University of South Africa in Pretoria. The title of her current research project is “Land and Labour on a South African Mission: A longitudinal study of land-use and tenure at the Botshabelo Mission Station.” She will be with us from 2 September to 31 October and her research will focus on rural and agrarian change, property and resources.

Shanta B. Singh is an academic leader (head of department) in Criminology and Forensic Studies at the University of Kwazulu-Natal in Durban, South Africa. The title of her current research project is “Indigenous Knowledge Systems (IKS) and Feminisation of Poverty: A comparative study of livelihood strategies among women in South Africa, India and Sweden.” She’ll be joining our research team focused on migration, mobility and transnational relations from 21 September to 18 December.

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