Tobias Hagmann

Tobias Hagmann is Associate Professor of International Development at Roskilde University, Denmark and a research associate with the Political Geography Chair at the University of Zurich, Switzerland. He specializes in the study of local and state politics in Ethiopia and the Somali territories, in particular processes of state formation, armed conflict and natural resource management. He co-edited Reconfiguring Ethiopia: The Politics of Authoritarian Reform (2013), Contested Power in Ethiopia: Traditional Authorities and Multi-Party Elections (2011) and Negotiating Statehood: Dynamics of Power and Domination in Africa (2011). His current research project focuses on the nexus between everyday economic activities and state formation in the Somali territories.

Talking Peace in the Ogaden

Talking Peace in the Ogaden outlines the modern history of ethnic Somalis in relation to the Ethiopian state from the late 19th...MORE >