Journal Articles

Clarke, Kamari M. “The Urgency of New Historigraphies in International Relations.” Comparative Studies in South Asia, Africa and the Middle East. (forthcoming issue)

Clarke, Kamari Maxine.  “Refiguring the perpetrator: culpability, history and international criminal law’s impunity gap.” The International Journal of Human Rights 19 (5): 592-614. | PDF

with Sarah-Jane Koulen. “The Legal Politics of Article 16: The International Criminal Court, the UN Security Council and Ontologies of Contemporary Compromise.” African Journal of Legal Studies 7(3): 297-319. | PDF

The Politics of Incommensurability: Making Sense of the Spread of “Human Rights,” Making Sense of Legal Difference. Humanity. Forthcoming.

Notes on Cultural Citizenship in the Black Atlantic World. Introduction. Cultural Anthropology 28 (3): 464-474.  | PDF

Assemblages of Experts: The Caribbean Court of Justice and the Modernity of Caribbean Postcoloniality.  Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism 17 (2-41): 88-107.  |  PDF

with Deborah Thomas. Globalization and Race: Structures of Inequality, New Sovereignties, and Citizenship in a Neoliberal Era. Annual Review of Anthropology 42: 302-25.  |  PDF

Thoughts on Jean Comaroff’s Political Economy of Zombies. In Religion and Society: Advances in Research 3(1): 26-30.  |  PDF

Kony 2012, The ICC and the Problem with the Peace and Justice Divide. The Annual Ben Ferencz Session: Africa and the International Criminal Court at the 106th American Society of International Law (ASIL) Proceedings of the Annual Meeting. Washington, DC. Pp. 309-313. March 28-30, 2012.  |  PDF

The Rule of Law Through Its Economies of Appearances: The Making of the African Warlord.Indiana Journal of Global Legal Studies Winter 18(1): 7-40.  |  PDF

Constituting Terms for International Change: Reflecting on Strategies for Women’s Rights. American Society of International Law 10 (March 24-27, 2010): 561-564.  |  PDF

The Politics of Faith and the Limits of Scientific Reason: Tracking the Anthropology of Human Rights and Religion.Religion and Society: Advances in Research 1 (2010): 110–130.  |  PDF

Rethinking Africa through its Exclusions: The Politics of Naming Criminal Responsibility. “Rethinking Africa in the Neoliberal World.” Jean Comaroff, Achille Mbembe, Jesse Shipley. Anthropological Quarterly 83(3): 625–652.  | PDF

Toward a Critically Engaged Ethnographic Practice. Current Anthropology:  A Journal of the Human Sciences. The Wenner Gren Foundation For Anthropological Research 51 (S2): S301-S312.  |  PDF

New Spheres of Transnational Formations: Mobilizations of Humanitarian Diasporas.   Transforming Anthropology18(1): 48-65.  |  PDF

Transnational Yorùbá revivalism and the diasporic politics of heritage. American Ethnologist 34 (4): 721-734.  | PDF

Yoruba in the American South. New Encyclopedia of Southern Culture, vol. 6, Ethnicity. June/July.  University of Mississippi.

Internationalizing the Statecraft: The ICC, Religious Revivalism, and the Cultural Politics of Genocide. The Loyola of Los Angeles International and Comparative Law Review 28 (2): 279-334.  |  PDF

The Globalization of Human Rights. Anthropology News. American Anthropological Association 47(5): 5.  |  PDF

Governmentality, Modernity, and the Historical Politics of Oyo-Hegemony in Yoruba Transnational Revivalism.  Anthropologica: The Journal of the Canadian Anthropology Society. Volume 44-42: 271-293.