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Lost tribe of the Rainbow Nation

July 2nd, 2012, News & Articles

Simon Kuper

Afrikaners can flourish as individuals but may dissolve into white English-speaking South Africa.

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Catherine Besteman

Professor of anthropology and African studies, Colby University

October 19th, 2010, Academia, Author/Novelist, English, Law and Human Rights, Migration and Integration, North America, North America, Somalia, Subsaharan Africa, USA, War and Conflict, Waterville

Catherine Besteman

Catherine Besteman is a professor of anthropology and African studies at Colby University. Her teaching interests focus on the roots of violent conflict and the forces that sustain inequality and produce poverty in Africa. She is the author of Unraveling Somalia: Race, Violence and the Legacy of Slavery, The Struggle for Land in Southern Somalia: The War Behind the War, and Violence: A Reader.

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Rashied Omar

Research Scholar of Islamic Studies & Peacebuilding, University of Notre Dame

October 14th, 2010, Academia, Afrikaans, Arabic, Civil Society, English, North America, North America, Notre Dame, Religion, Religious Leader, Subsaharan Africa, USA

Rashied Omar

Dr. Rashied Omar is Research Scholar of Islamic Studies & Peacebuilding at the Kroc Institute. His research and teaching focuses on the roots of religious violence and the potential of religion for constructive social engagement and interreligious peacebuilding.

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Uriel Abulof

Assistant Professor of Political Science at Tel Aviv University and specialist on ethno-nationalism

August 30th, 2010, Academia, Asia, English, Europe, Hebrew, Israel, Israel, Migration and Integration, North Africa and Middle East, North America, Palestine, Subsaharan Africa, Tel Aviv

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Dr. Uriel Abulof is an assistant professor at Tel Aviv University’s Department of Political Science and an associate at Princeton University’s Liechtenstein Institute on Self-Determination, based at the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs. His research focuses on ethno-nationalism in the Middle East, Canada, the Balkans and South Africa.

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John Brewer

President of the British Sociological Association

April 23rd, 2010, Aberdeen, Academia, Author/Novelist, Civil Society, English, Euro-Med, Europe, Europe, Minority Rights, Northern Ireland, Religion, Subsaharan Africa, Terrorism, UK

John Brewer

Professor John Brewer is the Sixth-Century Professor in Sociology at the University of Aberdeen. Formerly he held positions at Queen’s University Belfast, the University of East Anglia, and, while doing research in South Africa, at the University of Natal, Durban. He has held visiting appointments at Yale University (1989), St John’s College Oxford (1992), Corpus Christi College Cambridge (2002) and the Research School of Social Sciences at the Australian National University (2003). He was awarded a Leverhulme Research Fellowship for 2007-2008 to write up research for his book on the sociology of peace processes.

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John Marks

President, Search for Common Ground

February 12th, 2010, Activist/Humanitarian, Afghanistan, Asia, Australia, Balkans, China, English, Europe, India, Indonesia, International Relations, Iran, Iraq, Israel, Korea, Latin America and the Caribbean, Media, Non-Governmental, North Africa and Middle East, North America, North America, Northern Ireland, Oceania, Pakistan, Palestine, Russia, Somalia, Subsaharan Africa, USA, War and Conflict, Washington DC

John Marks

John Marks is the president and founder of Search for Common Ground, a non-profit conflict resolution NGO with offices in 18 countries. He also founded and heads Common Ground Productions.

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