Amy Niang

1 June - 31 August 2015

Amy Niang is originally from Senegal, and is now a Lecturer in  International Relations at University of Witwatersrand. She holds a PhD  in Politics and International Relations from the University of  Edinburgh, UK, and  an MA in Political Economy from the University of  Tsukuba, Japan. Her  dissertation examined state and social processes in the Voltaic region of West Africa between the 16th and 19th Centuries and her current project examines the history of the “international” as a concept and a normative field.