Dr. Peter Wafula Wekesa
Publications and Research
- Peter Wafula Wekesa (2015): IEBC and Kenya’s 2013 elections: Reform, conform or temporary ceasefire? In Kimani Njogu and P Wekesa eds “Kenya’s 2013 Elections: Perspectives for Democratic Practice (Forthcoming)
- Peter Wafula Wekesa (2014): “Land Resource, Livelihoods and ethnic Mobilization: A Comparative Study of two East African Locations” CODESRIA (forthcoming)
- Peter Wafula Wekesa, Pius Kakai and Felix Kiruthu (2014): "Politics in Post Colonial Zimbabwe: From Optimism to Disillusionment", in Maurice Amutabi and Shadrack Nasong'o (EDS),Regime Change and Succession Politics in Africa: Five Decades of Misrule.
- Peter Wafula Wekesa (2013): ‘Border resources, conflicts and regional integration in East Africa’ in African Journal of Regional Integration (Forthcoming).
- Peter Wafula Wekesa (2010):‘Old Issues and New Challenges: The Migingo Island Controversy and the Kenya-Uganda Borderland” in Journal of Eastern African Studies’ Vol 4 Number 2. Oxford: Routledge.
- Peter Wafula Wekesa ( 2010) ‘Cultural Flows and the new forms of Sociability in Nairobi’ Nairobi Cultural Library, Nairobi: Goethe Institute Proceedings
- Peter Wafula Wekesa ( 2008): ‘Globalization and the New Pan East Africanism: exploring Borderland research and theoretical issues in the Study of Regional Integration’, Occasional Paper series No 1 ISBN: 978-987-1183-88-3. Asdi: Apisa, Clacso, codesria conference Proceedings, Havana Cuba.
- Peter Wafula Wekesa (2008): ‘Representing African Music: Postcolonial Notes, Queries’, A review in Africa Development Vol. XXX111 No. 1, 2008.
- Peter Wafula Wekesa (2007): ‘Mahewa: Negotiating Youth Identity through Rap Music in Kenya’, in Jahazi, Nairobi: Twaweza.
Fellowships and Grants
- July 2013: Recipient and Fellow of the CODESRIA, Great Lakes Initiative and Advanced Research on Issues of Peace, Security and Reconstruction in the Great Lakes Region.
- 2012 (March to June): Fellow, Global South Scholar in Residence at the Graduate Institute of International and Development studies, Geneva, Switzerland.
- 2012 (March to June): Won a Fellowship Grant from the Global South Scholar in Residence Programme at the Graduate Institute of International and Development studies, Geneva, Switzerland.
- 2012: Member of the KU MPRAM team that received Euro 1,300 from theScholar in Residence Programme at the Graduate Institute of International and Development studies, Geneva, Switzerland.French Embassy to run a regional Methodological workshop in the department of History Department
- 2011: Fellow and member of the Multi-disciplinary Partner team on
poverty, Resource accessibility and spatial mobility in East Africa (MPRAM). The grant was awarded by IRD.
- In 2008 Resource member of the methodological training in social sciences and humanities in East Africa organized at Kenyatta University and Arusha. The programme was supported by the IRD and the French Embassy.