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Miles Tendi

Miles Tendi teaches the Politics of Africa in the University of Oxford's Department of Politics and International Relations (DPIR) and the African Studies Centre (ASC).  His research interests cover Southern African Politics (especially Botswana, Zimbabwe, Madagascar, Swaziland, Lesotho), with a focus on militarism, gender and politics, intellectuals and politics, and the existence and uses of ‘evil’ in politics. His publications include Fall of an African Dictator: Mugabe, a Gendered Coup and Military Power (Oxford University Press, forthcoming), The Army and Politics in Zimbabwe: Mujuru, the Liberation Fighter and Kingmaker (Cambridge University Press), Making History in Mugabe’s Zimbabwe: Politics, Intellectuals and the Media (Peter Lang). Tendi previously worked for Control Risks (London).