only search openDemocracy.net

About Benedetta Rossi

Benedetta Rossi is Lecturer in African Studies at the School of History and Cultures of the University of Birmingham (UK). She is the author of From Slavery to Aid: Labour, Politics, and Ecology in the Nigerien Sahel, 1800-2000 (forthcoming in the African Studies series of Cambridge University Press in August 2015) and editor of Reconfiguring Slavery: West African Trajectories (Liverpool University Press, 2009). She has written many articles focusing on African slavery and emancipation and is involved in international collaborations on conjugal and sexual slavery in Africa.

Articles by Benedetta Rossi

This week's editor

Constitutional conventions: best practice

The everyday gender inequalities that underpin wartime atrocities

The contemporary enslavement of women, and sexual violence inflicted on them in times of war, are rooted in ‘everyday’ gender-based inequalities between men and women.

Syndicate content