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Alcinda Honwana

Alcinda Honwana has been Professor and Chair in International Development at the Open University (OU) in the UK, where she also directed the International Development Centre (IDC), a research program focused on issues of international human development. Before joining the OU, Honwana worked for the Social Science Research Council in New York, where she directed the Children and Armed Conflict Program and the Africa Program. She lectured Anthropology at the Universities Eduardo Mondlane in Maputo, University of Cape Town in South Africa, and the New School for Social Research in New York. Honwana also worked for the United Nations as research coordinator in the Office of the Special Representative for Children in Armed Conflict. Honwana was awarded the prestigious Prince Claus Chair for Development and Equity by the Institute of Social Studies and University of Utrecht in 2008. She served as a member of the Board of the Council for the Development of Social Research in Africa (CODESRIA) and on the Board of Directors of the African Studies Association (ASA) in the USA.

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Youth and Revolution in Tunisia

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The uprising in Tunisia in late 2010 and early 2011 has come to be seen as the first true revolution of the 21st Century, one that kick-started the series of...
Alcinda Honwana

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