Political Elites and Disorder across African States
Prof. Clionadh Raleigh (U Sussex)
|Date||Wednesday, 14 November 2018, 5:15 pm – 6:45 pm|
|Location||SFB 1199 | Strohsackpassage | Nikolaistraße 6-10 | 5th floor | 04109 Leipzig|
Prof. Clionadh Raleigh (University of Sussex, UK)
Clionadh Raleigh is a professor of political geography and conflict at the University of Sussex. She previously served as alLecturer in the Department of Political Science at Trinity College, Dublin, and an external researcher at the Peace Research Institute Oslo (PRIO). She is a political geographer, and her work is focused mainly on conflict, governance, and the social consequences of climate change in sub-Saharan Africa. She directs the Armed Conflict Location and Event Data (ACLED) project, which tracks local conflict events in fifty countries. Her current work concerns conflict patterns, government intervention, and drought patterns in the Sahel belt, and appears in journals such as Political Geography. She earned her PhD in geography from the University of Colorado at Boulder.