Alex de Waal's new book delves into the business of politics in the turbulent, war-torn countries of north-east Africa.
Stimulating a new conversation about corruption and the global arms business.
South Sudan's political marketplace in eight cartoons. Art by Victor Ndula and text by Alex de Waal.
New book edited by Alex de Waal and winners of the 2013 student seminar competition.
Join World Peace Foundation on Thursday, November 5, 2015 as we welcome author Scott Straus to discusses his new book,Unmaking Nations: War, Leadership and Genocide in Modern Africa.
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We are pleased to welcome Professor Anat Biletzki to the WPF board of Trustees. Professor Biletzki is the Albert Schweitzer Professor of Philosophy at Quinnipiac University and Professor of Philosophy at Tel Aviv University. Click here to learn more about the WPF Board of Trustees.
In November 2013, I attended a meeting in Dakar, Senegal that addressed how to memorialize slavery as part of an African Union Human Rights Memorial. The trip included a visit to Gorée Island, the notorious site from which untold numbers of African were sent to the Americas against their will as part of the [...]
Joshua Oppenheimer’s film, The Look of Silence, seems to argue that the kind of speech capable of social change shares much with silence. The film provides a companion reflection to how post-conflict or transitional justice is often conceived of as official speech. In transitional justice, the power of change is envisioned as working its [...]