Dr David Harris
BiographyPolitics of Sierra Leone and Liberia; elections after conflict; post-conflict justice, rebel groups and political parties.
Sierra Leone and Liberia politics; Indian involvement in West Africa (with Dr Simona Vittorini)
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Has conducted briefings for diplomats, government officials and non-governmental organisations, concerning Sierra Leone and Liberia; Has undertaken consultancies; and contributed to radio programmes
- Special Study Programmes
- Short Term Consultancy
- Long Term Consultancy
- Sierra Leone
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)
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)
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.