JIAS output

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THIS section contains references and links to output generated by JIAS in the form of contributions to books, journals and other publications by JIAS personnel and JIAS fellows, as well as edited proceedings of JIAS conferences and workshops.

Journal articles

Peter Vale and Vineet Thakur, ‘Out in the dark’: knowledge, power and IPE in Southern Africa, Revista Contexto Internacional [online], vol 37 no 3, 2015.

Special issue of Arts and Humanities in Higher Education

Peter Vale, director of JIAS, and John Higgins of the University of Cape Town acted as guest editors of the February 2016 edition of Arts and Humanities in Higher Education, entitled State of Urgency: The Humanities in South Africa (15: 1).

In-depth interviews

Prof Peter Vale, director of JIAS, is conducting a series of in-depth interviews with academics in South Africa and elsewhere on a range of subjects pertinent to academic study and the management of academic institutions.

Interview with Pam Maseko

In July 2015, Peter Vale interviewed Pam Maseko, senior lecturer in African language studies at Rhodes, about the fight for greater recognition of African languages. The interview appeared in the special issue of Arts and Humanities in Higher Education (15:1), edited by Vale and Higgins. In January 2016, the Mail & Guardian published an excerpt from the full-length interview. A reference and a downloadable print version of the interview appears below. Peter Vale, ‘Say it in plain (African) language’, an interview with Pam Maseko, Mail & Guardian [online], 8 January 2016. Download a printable version here.

Interview with Charles van Onselen

In 2015, Peter Vale  conducted an in-depth interview with the acclaimed South African historian Charles van Onselen in which the latter discussed his recent book, Showdown at the Red Lion: The Life and Times of Jack McLoughlin, against the backdrop of his previous work. The  interview has appeared in the academic journal Thesis Eleven. Access it here.

Thoughts from the Global Periphery

Peter Vale writes a blog entitled ‘Thoughts from the Global periphery’ for E-International Relations, an open access website for students and scholars of international politics. Links to recent contributions appear below.

The way we were: studying Europe forty years ago. 1 March 2016.

Neglected yarns and new beginnings: a Delhi diary. 22 January 2016.

Postcard from Copenhagen: on experts, export opinion and expertise. 2 November 2015.

Faustian pacts and the war beneath my feet.  1 October 2015.

Sacred cows and the idea of political economy in Southern Africa. 5 August 2015.