New titles!

Since September 2018, our library’s shelves have been filled by new publications and we would love you to come and read them!


  • Florent Piton, Le génocide des Tutsi du Rwanda, Paris, La Découverte, 2018.
  • George Paul Meiu, Ethno-erotic Economies – Sexuality, Money, and Belonging in Kenya,  The Chicago University Press, 2017.
  • Nanjala Nyabola & Marie-Emmanuelle Pommerolle (ed.), Where Women Are. Gender & the 2017 Kenyan Elections, Twaweza, 2018.
  • ‘Violent Extremism and Gender in Kenya’. The African Review, Special issue, Volume 45, N°1, June 2018.
  • Bronislaw Malinowski, Argonauts of the Western Pacific, Oxford, Benediction Classics, 2010.
  • Laura Lee P. Huttenbach, The Boy is Gone. Conversations with a Mau Mau General, Ohio University Press, 2015
  • Neil Carrier, Little Mogadishu – Eastleigh, Nairobi’s Global Somali Hub, London, HURST & COMPANY,  2016.

Methodology-focused Books:

  • Writing Ethnographic Field. Second Edition. Robert M. Emerson, Rachel I. Fretz, and Linda L. Shaw, University of Chicago Press,  2011.
  • Tales of the Field. On Writing Ethnography. Second Edition. John Van Maanen, The University of Chicago Press, 2011.

Reports from Public Kenyan Institutions:

  • Geographic Dimensions of Well-Being in Kenya. Who and Where Are the Poor, Kenya National Bureau of Statistics, A Constituency Level Profile, Volume II. 2005.
  • Basic Report on Well-Being in Kenya. Based on Kenya Integrated Household Budget Survey – 2005/06, Kenya National Bureau of Statistics, Ministry of Planning and National Development, 2007.
  • Constituency Report on Well-Being in Kenya. Based on the Kenya Integrated Household Budget Survey-2005/06,  Kenya National Bureau of Statistics, 2008.
  • Exploring Kenya’s Inequality. Pulling Apart or Pooling Together? Siaya County, Kenya National Bureau of statistics & Society for International Development, 2013.

Danish Institute for International Studies (DIIS) Reports:

  • Somali and Afghan Diaspora Associations in Development and Relief Cooperation, DIIS Report n°13, 2015.
  • Local Government Engagement With Climate Change Adaptation in Uganda, DIIS Report n°19, 2015.
  • Boko Haram: From Local Grievances to Violent Insurgency, DIIS Report n°21,  2015.

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