Affective Justice: The ICC & Africa

Affective Justice explores some of the ways that affects and their emotional potentialities are entangled in the constitution of international justice. It focuses on the way that bodies, psychology, and social practices come together to produce the terms on which justice is materialized, disaggregated, ruptured, and made legible again. What emerges is an illustration of how affects can shape, through emotional …

Talking African Justice: Interrogating International Law

  “Talking African Justice is an on-line forum under the direction of Professor Kamari Clarke that provides an opportunity to feature key issues concerning international and regional justice in Africa and beyond. By translating legal and political principles for public engagement Talking African Justice provides a platform for critical conversations about international justice and its relevance to the African life worlds. The forums …

New Digital Technologies and the Challenges of Evidence

As a result of a related and initial collaborative exploration with Anna Agathangelou, this research explores a new dimension of digital technologies and their roles in creating a ‘human rights technology revolution’ (Kelly Matheson, WITNESS). Yet how are these technologies—such as satellite tracking, crowd  sourcing, and social media—transforming socio-legal worlds? Are witnesses using social media to transmit evidence to legal …

ACRI: African Court Research Initiative

  “The African Court Research Initiative approaches the study of justice in Africa in relation to its larger ecologies of justice. The study of the African Court is a study of the court in relation to its judicial, political, social and the particularities of justice within African geographies of justice.” – ACRI Research Team Learn more: africancourtresearch.com

Religion, Diaspora and the Limits of the Law

  Religion, Diaspora and the Limits of the Law Over the past two decades, I have been engaged in analyzing a range of contemporary challenges in transnational black occult religions that are sometimes at odds with emergent rights endowed agendas of state and international institutions. The manuscript from which is evolving from that research is entitled Of Dreamers and the …

Talking African Justice: Interrogating International Law

  “Talking African Justice is an on-line forum under the direction of Professor Kamari Clarke that provides an opportunity to feature key issues concerning international and regional justice in Africa and beyond. By translating legal and political principles for public engagement Talking African Justice provides a platform for critical conversations about international justice and its relevance to the African life worlds. The forums …