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The Citing Africa podcast investigates the decline of Africa-based contributions in top international academic journals, provides practical guidance to young scholars seeking to publish their own work and takes a critical look at the wider context.

Citing Africa London School of Economics and Political Science

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The Citing Africa podcast investigates the decline of Africa-based contributions in top international academic journals, provides practical guidance to young scholars seeking to publish their own work and takes a critical look at the wider context.

    #10 | An Interview with Professor Thandika Mkandawire on African Knowledge Systems [Audio]

    #10 | An Interview with Professor Thandika Mkandawire on African Knowledge Systems [Audio]

    Contributor(s): Professor Thandika Mkandawire and Dr Laura Mann | Thandika Mkandawire talks to Laura Mann about the impact of structural adjustment on African knowledge and economics, the role of CODESRiA in strengthening the autonomy of Africa-based research, and the ideas that have shaped and guided his prestigious career.

    • 57 мин.
    #9 | Increasing the representation of Africa-based authors in international journals [Audio]

    #9 | Increasing the representation of Africa-based authors in international journals [Audio]

    Contributor(s): Ryan Briggs, Christine Feak, Henrike Florusbosch, Felix Mukwiza Ndahinda, Andy Nobes, Naomi Pendle | The final episode explores current efforts to increase the representation of Africa-based authors in international journals and what more can be done. We address the importance of publishing in these journals for career opportunities, and what declining rates of acceptance for Africa-based academics means for scholarship from the continent.

    • 36 мин.
    #8 | The funding environment for African institutions [Audio]

    #8 | The funding environment for African institutions [Audio]

    Contributor(s): Divine Fuh, Cyril Obi, James Smith | In this episode we assess the strengths and weaknesses of the current funding environment for social science research in Africa and for Africa-based scholars. Speaking to leading funders about their experiences, we ask where investment to higher education institutions comes from, where opportunities exist, and how knowledge infrastructure can be built.

    • 35 мин.
    #7 | Dealing with rejection in academia [Audio]

    #7 | Dealing with rejection in academia [Audio]

    Contributor(s): Laura Mann, Nwando Achebe, Tinashe Nyamunda, Leonard Wantchekon, Tin Hinane El Kadi | Criticism and rejection are part of the scholarly experience. Episode 7 gives practical advice on how to deal with feedback from editors and reviewers, as well as tips on how to improve your work. Senior scholars share stories of their own setbacks, inspiring younger researchers who work on Africa to engage with the taboo conversations around 'Revise and Resubmit' and 'Rejection'.

    • 32 мин.
    #6 | Identifying the right journal for your work [Audio]

    #6 | Identifying the right journal for your work [Audio]

    Contributor(s): Mjiba Frehiwot, Laura Mann, Tom Odhiambo, Tin Hinane El Kadi, Gabriel Botchwey, Kwasi Obiri-Danso, Caroline Kihato, Lindsay Whitfield, Nwando Achebe | In this episode we provide practical advice for young academics embarking on the process of getting their first work published. We will share tips from leading journal editors and scholars on how to identify the most appropriate journal for your work, and examine the underlying incentives that shape academics’ choices about how they publish and present their work.

    • 26 мин.
    #5 | Showcasing North-South knowledge exchange and collaboration [Audio]

    #5 | Showcasing North-South knowledge exchange and collaboration [Audio]

    Contributor(s): Professor Akosua Adomako Ampofo, Dr Alden Young, Professor Akosua Keseboa Darkwah, Dr Richard Itaman | In this episode we explore the North-South divide in African Studies, and the balancing act Africa-based scholars make to remain relevant internationally and on the continent. We will also discuss the work of some organisations in boosting knowledge exchange and collaborations not only internationally but cross-continent.

    • 35 мин.

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