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Department of Politics and International Studies

Dr David Harris

PhD (SOAS)

Overview

David Harris
Department of Politics and International Studies

Research Associate

Name:
Dr David Harris
Email address:
Address:
SOAS, University of London
Thornhaugh Street, Russell Square, London WC1H 0XG
Building:
Russell Square: College Buildings

Biography

Politics of Sierra Leone and Liberia; elections after conflict; post-conflict justice, rebel groups and political parties.

Teaching

Research

Sierra Leone and Liberia politics; Indian involvement in West Africa (with Dr Simona Vittorini)

Expertise

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Experience

Has conducted briefings for diplomats, government officials and non-governmental organisations, concerning Sierra Leone and Liberia; Has undertaken consultancies; and contributed to radio programmes

Available for
  • TV
  • Radio
  • Press
  • Briefings
  • Special Study Programmes
  • Short Term Consultancy
  • Long Term Consultancy
Regional Expertise
  • Africa
Country Expertise
  • Liberia
  • Sierra Leone
Languages

Publications

Authored Books

Harris, David (2011) Civil War and Democracy in West Africa: Conflict Resolution, Elections and Justice in Sierra Leone and Liberia. London: IB Tauris. (International library of African studies, 29)

Book Chapters

Harris, Dave and Vittorini, Simona (2011) 'India Goes Over to the Other Side: Indo-West African Relations in the 21st Century.' In: Emma, Mawdsley and Gerard, McCann, (eds.), India in Africa: changing geographies in power. Oxdord: Fahamu Books.

Vittorini, Simona and Harris, David (2011) 'African governmental responses to Indian ventures on the continent: a changing arena of African politics?' In: New Topographies of Power? Africa Negotiating an Emerging Multi-polar World. Leiden: Brill. (In Press)

Articles

Harris, David and Lappin, Richard (2010) 'The Liberian Truth and Reconciliation Commission: reconciling or re-dividing Liberia?' Alternatives, 9 (1). pp. 181-191.

Harris, David (2006) 'Liberia 2005: an Unusual African Post-Conflict Election.' Journal of Modern African Studies, 44 (3). pp. 375-395.

Harris, David (2003) 'Post-Conflict Elections or Post-Elections Conflict: Sierra Leone 2002 and Patterns of Voting in Sub-Saharan Africa.' Cadernos de Estudos Africanos (5/6). pp. 39-49.

Harris, David (1999) 'From ‘Warlord’ to ‘Democratic’ President: how Charles Taylor won the 1997 Liberian elections.' Journal of Modern African Studies, 37 (3). pp. 431-455.

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