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Toussaint Kafarhire

Democratic Republic of the Congo
Institution Universite Loyola du Congo
Position Visiting Professor
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Recent Publications
  • 2019 – “Trajectory Analysis of the Last Thirty Years of the Democratic Experiment in the DRC (1990-2018): A survey” in Democracy in Mosaic Societies. EARH, Nairobi.
  • 2019 - “Rape Terrorism and the Political Economy of Violence in Eastern DRC” in Terrorism and Youth Violence: The Political Economy of Marketized Insecurity. EARH, Nairobi
  • 2019 - “Homelessness and Sustainable Development Goal 11: A Neoliberal Paradox?” in James F. Keenan, S.J. and Mark McGreevy (eds.), Street Homelessness and Catholic Theological Ethics. New York. Orbis Books.
  • 2019 (January) – “To Save the Congo, Respect the Congolese and Strengthen its Institutions,”
  • 2018 (October) – “Blind Spots in Humanitarian Intervention: The Geneva Conference for the Democratic Republic of the Congo” (Parts 1 and 2)
  • 2018 (March) – “On Re-enchanting the Politics in Africa,” in Response To Leadership and Governance Deficit in Africa. Rigobert Minani (editor), Kinshasa, CEPAS.
  • 2018 (January) – “Jesuits—Protestants Encounter in Colonial Congo In the Late Nineteenth Century: Perceptions, Prejudices, and Competitions for African souls,” (in Robert A. Maryks and Festo Mkenda, S.J., eds., Encounters Between Jesuits and Protestants in Africa. Boston, Brill, 2018, pp.194-214).
Professional Activities and Affiliations
  • Former Professor at Hekima Institute of Peace Studies and International Relations
  • Africa Regional Academic Coordinator of the Critical Investigations into Humanitarianism in Africa (CIHA) Blog. Work closely with international scholars to engage public/private policy actors, foreign aid and humanitarian workers in Africa.
  • Vice-President of the African Studies Association of Africa (ASA-A). Work as official of the Association of more than 400 African and Africanist scholars around the globe to engage knowledge production on African issues; co-chair the committee planning the 3rd biennial conference of the ASAA in Nairobi 2019; Represent the association to public and private partners
  • Catholic Theological Ethics in World Church (CTEWC). Coordinate and manage a team of 25 African scholars disseminated across different universities in Africa and the US - all researching on ethical issues affecting business, bioethics, social and political affairs on the continent of Africa.