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Research themes

The research themes in Environmental Humanities South (EHS) include:

  • African environmental struggles in the age of oligarchy
  • ‚Ä™Science, corporate power and justice in Africa
  • Land restitution as ecopolitics
  • The militarisation of conservation 
  • Histories and politics of energy and development 
  • Ecology in African literature and arts
  • Ecological philosophy in African thought and linguistics 
  • Critical zone social science
  • Building habitability in the decolonising South 
  • Urban ecologies 
  • Natural resource management in the Anthropocene
  • Slow violence: Toxicity

See EHS research projects