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Ketil Fred Hansen

Hansen is a professor of social sciences at UiS and a regular reviewer at Ny Tid.

Politics and religion under the sun of Africa

Distortion rather than religious extremism is the problem in African conflicts, states state scientist Jean-François Bayart.

The power of mobilization

Political resistance in Africa is led by middle-class individuals, while the poor are gathering in the streets.

Between humanitarian tourism and moral compromises

New and insightful anthology discusses disaster relief's many dilemmas.

Foreign political shadow play

Laurent Larcher calls for openness, value proposition and debate on French foreign policy. The author claims that France's elite of power conceals its real agenda behind meaningless statements and secrecy.

Hidden everyday racism in France

In our daily lives we are constantly sacrificing the identity, identity and individuality of others at the altar of the group, writes French author Tania de Montaigne in a new book.

A modern view of Africa

The anthology presents 13 texts written by several renowned Africanists. Editor and professor Nic Cheeseman succeeds in his goal of offering a new and modern understanding of the African state.

Free markets are an illusion

John Mikler claims that the world's largest companies are so economically superior to their competitors that it is wrong to talk about global markets and free competition.

Nuanced about Boko Haram

Over the past three years, Hilary Matfess has interviewed a number of women who have been liberated from Boko Haram in Northern Nigeria. She challenges the reader to nuance her image of the group.

Money and corpses in Sarkozy's wake 

French journalists Arfi and Laske dig into the real causes of the bombing in Libya in 2011.