The following five texts are my translations into English of short extracts taken from difficult to find texts on a few key topics explored in After “Rwanda.”

These should be seen as translations of texts falling under Article 5(3)(d) of the EU Copyright Directive on "quotations." The thumbnails on the left give you either the text in the original or the publisher’s web site (if available).

  • Maniragaba Balibusta, Une archéologie de la violence en Afrique des grands lacs

    Extracts from Une archéologie de la violence en Afrique des grands lacs. Libreville: CICIBA, 2000, 97-107. PDF

  • Patrick Chamoiseau, Écrire en pays dominé.

    Extract from Écrire en pays dominé. Paris: Gallimard, 1997, 301-10. PDF

  • Alexis Kagame, The Bantu Concept of Space-Time.

    Alexis Kagame. Extracts from The Bantu Concept of Space-Time. Paris: UNESCO, 1970. PDF

  • Jean-François Lyotard. Extract from “Discussions, ou: phraser ‘après Auschwitz.” In Les Fins de l’homme: partir du travail de Jacques Derrida: Colloque de Cérisy, 23 Juillet – 2 Août 1980, edited by Philippe Lacoue-Labarthe and Jean-Luc Nancy, 292-3 and 296-9. Paris: Galilée, 1981. PDF

  • Bourahima Ouattara, Penser l’Afrique. Paris: L’Harmattan

    Bourahima Ouattara, Extract from Penser l’Afrique. Paris: L’Harmattan, 2001, 41-5. PDF