Kristin Phillips’ An Ethnography of Hunger: Politics, Subsistence, and the Unpredictable Grace of the Sun is one of nine contenders for the 2020 African Studies Association UK’s Fage and Oliver Prize. A full list of winners can be found here.
Chaired by Ray Bush, Professor of African Studies and Development Politics, University of Leeds, the jury has selected a shortlist of nine exceptional books, each chosen for originality, engaginess, and readability about crucially important issues for Africa.
Commenting on behalf of the jury, Professor Bush said, “We have been delighted and challenged by the tremendous quality of submissions. We have read exceptionally engaged and important work on Africa from a range of disciplines which made shortlisting difficult but enjoyable’.
The winner will be announced via online channels on Wednesday, September 9, 2020.