Professor Henning Melber

Contact details

Name:
Professor Henning Melber
Qualifications:
PhD (Political Sciences) Habilitation (Development Studies)
Position/Fellowship type:
Senior Research Fellow
Fellowship term:
24-Jul-2015 to 31-Jul-2021
Institute:
Institute of Commonwealth Studies
Home institution:
Nordic Africa Institute
Location:
PO Box 1703 SE-75147 Uppsala Sweden
Phone:
+46-(0)706794411
Email address:
Henning.Melber@nai.uu.se

Research Summary and Profile

Research interests:
Civil Rights, Colonies & Colonization, emigration & immigration, Communities, Classes, Races, Globalization & Development, History, Human rights, International Relations, Politics
Regions:
Africa
Summary of research interests and expertise:

Dag Hammarskjöld and the United Nations; (History of) Racism, Southern Africa, Namibia, Liberation Movements as Governments

Project summary relevant to Fellowship:

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Publication Details

Related publications/articles:

Date Details
01-Jun-2021 Deutsche Kolonialgeschichte als Gegenwart: Land und Entwicklung in Namibia

Journal articles

Zeitschrift für Menschenrechte, vol. 15, no. 1, pp. 10-25

18-May-2021 Competitive Authoritarianism in a Constitutional Democracy: The Case of SWAPO in Namibia

Chapters

In: Charles M. Fombad/Nico Steytler (eds), Democracy, Elections, and Constitutionalism in Africa. Oxford and New York: Oxford University Press, pp. 161-185

22-Mar-2021 Zimbabwe’s Foreign Policy Under Mnangagwa (with RogerSouthall)

Journal articles

Journal of Asian and African Studies, vol. 56, no. 2, pp. 234-250

31-Dec-2020 In the Shadow of Apartheid: The Windhoek Old Location

Journal articles

Southern Journal for Contemporary History, vol. 45, no. 2, pp. 33-58

07-Dec-2020 Die Welt aus der Perspektive der Entwicklungssoziologe. Festschrift für Dieter Neubert

Edited Book

Co-editor (with Artur Bogner, Reinhart Kößler and Rüdiger Korff,) Baden-Baden: Nomos

12-Oct-2020 Namibia

Chapters

In: Albert K. Awedoba/Benedikt Kamski/Andreas Mehler/David Sebudubudu (eds), Africa Yearbook, volume 16. Politics, Economy and Society South of the Sahara 2019. Leiden and Boston: Brill, pp. 506-514

20-Aug-2020 Germany and Namibia: Negotiating Genocide

Journal articles

Journal of Genocide Research, vol. 22, no. 4, pp. 502-514

26-Jun-2020 Geingob 2.0. Namibia’s new government

Journal articles

Journal of Namibian Studies, no. 27, pp. 101-121

20-Feb-2020 Namibia’s parliamentary and presidential elections: the honeymoon is over

Journal articles

The Round Table, vol. 109, no. 1, pp. 13-22

03-Jan-2020 Sam Nujoma: Lebenslänglich Freiheitskämpfer.

Chapters

In: Michael Epkenhans/Ewald Frie (eds), Politiker ohne Amt. Von Metternich bis Helmut Schmidt. Paderborn: Ferdinand Schöningh, pp. 239-256

02-Dec-2019 Global governance and human rights: South Africa and the United Nations

Chapters

In: Vasu Reddy/Heather Thuynsma (eds), The undiscovered country. Essays in honour of Maxi Schoeman. Pretoria: Institute for Security Studies 2019, pp. 49-66

01-Nov-2019 No Rainbow yet in Sight: Southern Africa under Liberation Movements as Governments.

Journal articles

The Round Table, vol. 108, no. 5, pp. 531-541

15-Oct-2019 Deutschland und Afrika. Anatomie eines komplexen Verhältnisses

Edited Book

Frankfurt/Main: Brandes & Apsel. Including own chapters on Das Deutsche Afrika, pp. 7-21 and Herausforderungen deutscher Dekolonisierung, pp. 209-219

10-Oct-2019 Africa Yearbook, volume 15. Politics, Economy and Society South of the Sahara 2018

Edited Book

(Co-editor, with Victor Adetula, Benedikt Kamski and Andreas Mehler). Leiden: Brill Including own chapters on Southern Africa, pp. 415-423 and Namibia, pp. 487-495 and a co-authored chapter (with co-editors) on Sub-Saharan Africa, pp. 3-15

01-Jul-2019 Auf der Suche nach “Entwicklung”. Ein Abgesang auf eine Begriffsverwirrung.

Chapters

In: Michaela Fink, Jonas Metzger and Anne Zulauf (eds), Was wird aus der Hoffnung? Interdisziplinäre Denkanstöße für neue Formen des Miteinanders. Gießen: Psychosozial-Verlag, pp. 105-115

15-Apr-2019 Dag Hammarskjöld, the United Nations and the Decolonisation of Africa.

Monographs

London: Hurst

10-Apr-2019 Elmar Altvater (1938-2018)

Chapters

In: David Simon (ed), Key Thinkers on Development. Second (expanded) edition. London and New York: Routledge, pp. 18-23

10-Apr-2019 Dag Hammarskjöld (1905-1961)

Chapters

In: David Simon (ed), Key Thinkers on Development. Second (expanded) edition. London and New York: Routledge, pp. 195-200

10-Apr-2019 Inge Kaul (1944-)

Chapters

In: David Simon (ed), Key Thinkers on Development. Second (expanded) edition. London and New York: Routledge, pp. 234-239

05-Apr-2019 Populism in Southern Africa under liberation movements as governments.

Journal articles

In: Review of African Political Economy, vol. 45, no. 158, 2018, pp. 678-686

30-Mar-2019 China in Namibia: An ’All-Weather-Friendship’ Examined.

Journal articles

In: afriche e orienti, vol. 20, nos. 1-2, 2018, pp. 7-23

20-Mar-2019 Colonialism, Land, Ethnicity, and Class: Namibia after the Second National Land Conference

Journal articles

In: Africa Spectrum, vol. 54, no. 1, 2019, pp. 73-86

01-Feb-2019 Knowledge Production, Ownership and the Power of Definition: Perspectives on and from Sub-Saharan Africa.

Chapters

In: Isa Baud/Elisabetta Basile/Tiina Kontinen/Susanne von Itter (eds), Building Development Studies for the New Millennium. London: Palgrave Macmillan, pp. 265-287

15-Dec-2018 Looking East/Going South: The Namibian-Chinese “All Weather Friendship”

Journal articles

Stichproben. Vienna Journal of African Studies, no. 35, pp. 25-50

01-Nov-2018 Völkermord – Anerkennung ohne Entschuldigung und Entschädigung? Verwicklungen in verwobener Geschichte

Chapters

Co-authored with Reinhart Kössler. In: Marianne Bechhaus-Gerst/Joachim Zeller (eds), Deutschland postcolonial? Die Gegenwart der imperialen Vergangenheit. Berlin: Metropol Verlag, pp. 223-242

15-Oct-2018 Africa Yearbook, volume 14. Politics, Economy and Society South of the Sahara 2017

Edited Book

Leiden: Brill

30-Aug-2018 United in Separation? Lozi Secessionism in Zambia and Malawi.

Chapters

Co-authored with Wolfgang Zeller. In: Lotje de Vries, Pierre Englebert, Mareike Schomerus (eds), Secessionism in African Politics: Aspiration, Grievance, Performance, Disenchantment. Cham: Palgrave Macmillan 2018, pp. 293-328

01-Jun-2018 Knowledge Production and Decolonisation – Not Only African Challenges

Journal articles

 Strategic Review for Southern Africa

01-Apr-2018 The shifting grounds of emancipation: From the anti-colonial struggle to a critique of post-colonial society

Chapters

 UNAM Press

01-Dec-2017 Heroic narratives, patriotic history and Namibian politics: The case of (Herman) Andimba Toivo Ya Toivo (1924-2017)

Journal articles

 Journal of Namibian Studies

01-Dec-2017 Genocide Matters. Negotiating a Namibian-German Past in the Present

Journal articles

 Stichproben. Vienna Journal for African Studies

01-Oct-2017 Namibia. Gesellschaftspolitische Erkundungen seit der Unabhängigkeit.

Monographs

 Brandes & Apsel (2nd, enlarged edition) 

01-Oct-2017 Explorations into modernity, colonialism and genocide: Revisiting the past in the present

Journal articles

 acta academica

01-Oct-2017 Explorations into modernity, colonialism and genocide: Revisiting the past in the present

Journal articles

 acta academica

01-May-2017 Völkermord - und was dann? Zur Politik deutsch-namibischer Vergangenheitsbearbeitung

Monographs

 Brandes & Apsel

01-May-2017 Africa Yearbook, volume 13. Politics, Economy and Society South of the Sahara 2016

Edited Book

 Brill

01-May-2017 China and Namibia: an All-Weather Friendship Investigated

Chapters

 Palgrave MacMillan

01-May-2017 Agency

Chapters

 J.B. Metzeler

01-May-2017 Why we need a Constitution

Chapters

 Konrad Adenauer Stiftung

01-May-2017 Mediating Decolonization. Dealing with conflict parties - the long way to Namibia's transition to independence

Chapters

 Nomos/Bloomsbury

01-May-2017 Struggle Mentality versus Democracy: The case of SWAPO of Namibia

Chapters

 Routledge

01-May-2017 The African Middle Classes - in the middle of what?

Journal articles

 in ROAPE Taylor and Francis

01-May-2017 Changing of the Guard? An

Journal articles

 in African Affairs 

01-May-2017 How Democratic is Namibia's Democracy?

Journal articles

 in Taiwan Journal of Democracy

01-May-2017 Mission Impossible: Hammarskjöld and the UN Mandate for the Congo (1960-1961)

Journal articles

 in Africa Security, Tayler and Francis

01-Oct-2016 Rassismus und Entwicklungspolitik

Chapters

 Springer

01-Oct-2016 Wieviel Klasse hat die afrikanische

Chapters

 Nomos

01-Oct-2016 Update: Journey for Truth - From

Chapters

 Hurst

01-Oct-2016 Africa Yearbook, volume 12. Politics, Economy and Society South of the Sahara 2015

Edited Book

 Brill

01-Oct-2016 The Rise of Africa's Middle Class

Edited Book

 Zed

01-Oct-2015 Africa Yearbook. Politics, Economy and Society South of the Sahara in 2014.

Edited Book

Co-editor (with Sebastian Elischer, Rolf Hofmeier and Andreas Mehler). Leiden: Brill

01-Mar-2015 Namibia. Gesellschaftspolitische Erkundungen seit der Unabhängigkeit.

Monographs

Frankfurt/Main: Brandes & Apsel

01-Dec-2014 Understanding Namibia. The trials of Independence.

Monographs

London: Hurst and Johannesburg: Jacana (also New York: Oxford University Press 2015)

01-May-2014 Peace Diplomacy, Global Justice and Inter-national Agency. Rethinking Human Security and Ethics in the Spirit of Dag Hammarskjöld

Edited Book

Co-editor (with Carsten Stahn). Cambridge: Cambridge University Press

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