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Jon Schubert

Jon Schubert

Jon Schubert is a political anthropologist working on neo-authoritarianism, state functionaries, infrastructures and crisis, mainly in Lusophone Africa. He holds a PhD from the University of Edinburgh and an MA from the University of Basel. A lapsed historian and erstwhile commercial risk forecaster, he is the author of 'Working the System. A Political Ethnography of the New Angola' (Cornell University Press, Sep. 2017) and currently a Leverhulme Early Career Fellow in the anthropology department at Brunel.
Angolans feel let down two years into new presidency
Angolans feel let down two years into new presidency
Two years into his presidency, Angolan leader João Lourenço is treading a difficult course between continuity and radical reform. ...