Journal "African Policy": the origins of a different perspective on the continent

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The African Political Review celebrates its 40th anniversary.

On the left, the first issue of the review, on the right the anniversary issue to be published soon.

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By: Laurent Correau Follow

23 mins

The journal

Politique Africaine

 celebrates its fortieth anniversary.

Launched in the early 1980s, this journal marked a renewal of the academic outlook on politics in Africa.

What ruptures has it given rise to?

In what intellectual context did it take place?

What is the story of its creation?

To talk about it, we welcome one of the founders of

African Policy

, researcher Jean-François Bayart, Professor at the Institute of Higher International Studies and Development at the University of Geneva.

He answers Laurent Correau's questions. 


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