Re-imagining Articulation: Community Radio and the ‘Return of the Local’
Brilliant Mhlanga holds a PhD from the University of Westminster. He is a Lecturer in the Department of Mass Media and Communication, University of Hertfordshire, UK, and is also associated with the Africa Media Centre, University of Westminster (London), UK. He is also affiliated with the National University of Science & Technology (NUST), Zimbabwe, and is currently working on a number of topics, among them a book titled: Bondage of Boundaries & the ‘Toxic Other’ in Postcolonial Africa: The Northern Problem & Identity Politics Today, and another project provisionally titled: On the Banality of Evil: Cultural Particularities & Genocide in Africa. Mhlanga is a recipient of a number of awards and fellowships; chief among them being; the Archbishop Desmond Tutu Fellow (African Leadership Institute & University of Oxford), W. K. Kellogg Foundation Southern African Indigenous Research Fellowship and Distinguished Civil Society Fellow with the Global Network for Africa’s Prosperity (GNAP). His research interests include: media and development communication, community radio, ethnic minority media, ethnicity, nationalism and postcolonial studies, media policies & political economy of the media.