Theater of Cruelty

Jean-François Bayart

Politics, spirituality and religion under the sun of Africa

Religion gets too much room in analyzes of African conflicts, states state scientist Jean-François Bayart.

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.

Elite liberalism + mass nationalism = true

For political scientist Jean François Bayart, globalization and the development of national identity are complementary processes.