The Chair for Sociology of Africa
- Contributes to the development of International Political Sociology and the interdisciplinary focus on Africa in Bayreuth
- At the interface of the Department of Sociology and of African Studies; participates in the Cluster of Excellence Africa Multiple.
- Transdisciplinary work bridges International Political Sociology, International Relations, and political science with new theoretical, conceptual and methodological innovations.
- Our International Political Sociology and Africa-specific expertise enriches the University of Bayreuth's interdisciplinary study programs (BA and MA Culture and Society of Africa, BA-Track and MA Sociology, MA Development Studies, BA Internationale Wirtschaft und Entwicklung, and MA Global History, among others).
- Networking and cooperation with African colleagues and institutions includes a European Research Council (ERC) project with colleagues in Brazil, China, Mozambique and Tanzania.
- Regional networking is linked to previous research in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Guinea, and South Africa.
Bunskoek, R. (2015). China as an Access to Desire: Cultural Hegemony of Capitalism in Taiwan. Taiwan International Studies Quarterly, 11(1), 171-189.
- Bunskoek, R.; Shih, C. (2021). Community of Common Destiny" as Post-Western Regionalism: Rethinking China's Belt and Road Initiative from a Confucian Perspective.Uluslararası İlişkiler Dergisi. 1-17.
- Hönke, J.; Müller, M. (2012). Governing (in)security in a postcolonial world: Transnational entanglements and the worldliness of 'local practice'. Security Dialogue, 53(5), 383-401.
- Hönke, J. (2013). Transnational companies and security governance: hybrid practices in a postcolonial world. London: Routledge.
Ketzmerick, M. (2019). Securitized State Building?: The Camerounian Decolonization in Conflict Conceptualizing Power in Dynamics of Securitization : Beyond State and International System. Politiken der Sicherheit, 5, 291-324.