Monthly Archives: May 2017

American Ethnologist

My commissioned review of Prof Emer Richard Werbner’s magisterial monograph ‘Divination’s Grasp: African Encounters With The Almost Said’ (Indiana University Press, 2015) for American Ethnologist is out now.

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Africa is a Country

My review essay for Africa is a Country about two new books by and about the late Stuart Hall (1932-2014), namely Stuart Hall and Bill Shwarz’ ‘Familiar Stranger’ (Duke UP/Allen Lane, 2017) and David C. Scott’s ‘Stuart Hall’s Voice’ (Duke UP, 2017). With thanks to Sean Jacobs for the edits.

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Columbia Global Freedom of Expression

My new case summary for the Columbia Global Freedom of Expression Project – this time of the precedent-setting Norwegian Supreme Court verdict in Norwegian Prosecution Authority v. X (2012), relating to racist hate speech punishable under the then Norwegian General Penal Code Paragraph 135 (a) – now Section 185.

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