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Department of Politics and International Studies (POLIS)

College: Murray Edwards College


  • International Relations of African States
  • Conflict, Peacebuilding and State building
  • Regional and International Organization
  • Global South perspectives on international governance of technology


Key publications: 

Musabende, A., Livingstone, S. (2019). Advanced Digital Technology and Genocide and Mass Atrocities Prevention. In Thompson, A. (Ed), Media and Mass Atrocity: The Rwanda Genocide and Beyond (pp. 557-578). Waterloo. Canadian International Governance Institute (CIGI) 


Musabende, A. (2020), Identity matters: How the ambivalences of the African Union’s collective identity formation play out in contemporary African politics, in Grilli, M. (Ed.), Visions of African Unity: New Perspectives on African Regionalism. London. Palgrave Macmillan.

Thesis Title: The Power of Framing: Discursive contestations and the role of external actors in the African Union’s key policy areas.
Supervisor: Dr. Devon Curtis