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GCRF African SWIFT White Paper Policy Brief: The future of African weather forecasting

Lorraine Youds, Douglas Parker, Elijah A Adefisan , Philip Antwi-Agyei, Caroline L Bain , Emily Black, Alan Blyth, Andrew Dougill, Linda C Hirons , Victor S Indasi, Benjamin L Lamptey, Fionne Marshall, John Marsham, Thorwald H M Stein, Christopher M Taylor , Martin C Todd, Emma L Visman & Steven Woolnough
There is a huge opportunity for the African continent to benefit from the ‘silent revolution’ in weather forecasting that has been realised in the mid-latitudes throughout the twentieth century. While there are tremendous societal and economic benefits from advancing the science behind weather forecasting in sub-Saharan Africa, there are also significant barriers to realising advances. This policy brief examines the value of investment in African weather forecasting science and the technical & communication challenges that...

Dancing on Violent Ground

Arabella Stanger
o The politics of theater dance are commonly theorized in relation to its articulations of bodily freedom, resistance, agitation, or repair. However, as Arabella Stanger argues in Dancing on Violent Ground, canonical Euro-American choreographies are also political by the way their utopian imaginaries are grounded in processes of material dispossession and racialized violence. Developing a new theory of choreographic space, Stanger shows how embodied forms of hope promised in ballet and progressive dance modernisms conceal...

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