Dr. Sishuwa wins top international research prize

23 Nov 2020 - 07:45

Dr Sishuwa Sishuwa, a post-doctoral research fellow in the Institute whilst on leave from the University of Zambia, has won the Terence Ranger prize awarded annually for the best article by a first time author in the Journal of Southern African Studies in the previous year. The prize is named after the distinguished Africanist historian Terence Ranger. Sishuwa won the prize for his article on 'Racialised Nationalism, the Rule of Law, and Competing Visions of Independent Zambia in the Case of Justice James Skinner, 1964–1969’. The judges described the article as 'an exceptional article in terms of, among others, the ability to maintain coherence whilst not being afraid of probing for various levels of complexity in the material. It is also a huge contribution to our understanding of the complexity of the history of racial politics in Zambia and in Southern Africa in general.' The Institute congratulates Sishuwa on this achievement. See further here.