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Publications by SIGLA members and Research Fellows (Selected)

  1. Vreÿ, F. & M. Blaine, Western Indian Ocean:​ Where trouble on land spells danger at sea​. Lowy Institute.​ 29 October 2020.

  2. Vreÿ, F. Nel, M. Fouché, H. & M. Blaine, South Africa: Maritime security​ sector reform​. In: Bueger, C. Edmunds, T. & R. McCabe (eds). 2021. Capacity building for maritime security​: The Western Indian Ocean experience. Palgrave Macmillan.

  3. Baser, B. & Martin, N., 2020, Collaboration between academics and journalists. Methodological considerations, challenges and ethics. Journal of Conflict Transformation and Security. 8(1).

  4. Bueger, C. (Research Fellow SIGLA:) 2019, Assembling Exclusive Expertise : Knowledge, Ignorance and Conflict Resolution in the Global South. Leander, A. & Wæver, O. (eds.). London; New York: Routledge, p. 40-56 (Worlding Beyond the West).

  5. Bueger, C. (Research Fellow SIGLA)  Edmunds, T. & McCabe, R., 2019, Into the sea: Capacity building innovations and the maritime security challenge.  Third World Quarterly. 41(2).

  6. Blaine, M. & M. Nel. 2019. South African maritime foreign policy: Rethinking the role of the South African Navy. Scientia Militaria: South African Journal of Military Studies. 47(2).

  7. Vreÿ, F. & M. Blaine, The role of navies in the contemporary era. In: Otto, L. (ed). 2020. Global challenges in maritime security: An introduction. Springer Publications.

  8. Vreÿ, F. 2019. Operation Phak​isa: Reflections upon an ambitious maritime-led government programme. Scientia Militaria: South African Journal of Military Studies. 47(2).

  9. Baser, B. & Halperin, A., 2019, Diasporas from the Middle East: Displacement, Transnational Identities and Homeland Politics, British Journal of Middle Eastern Studies. 46(2).

  10. Baser, B., 2019. Engaging Diasporas in Development and State-building: The Role of the Kurdish Diaspora and Returnees in Rebuilding the Kurdistan Region of Iraq​. Ethnopolitics. 18(1).​​​

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Older publications

  1. Nel, M  & Vreÿ. F. “Africa's rising maritime agenda: public goods at sea" Acta Criminologica: Southern African Journal of Criminology 29 (1) 2016. pp.156-170.

  2. Vreÿ F & Fouché, H. “Four hubs of maritime Insecurity off Africa: from anti-piracy to anti-crime"? Acta Criminologica: Southern African Journal of Criminology 29 (2) 2016. pp. 156-171.

  3. Brits, P and Nel, M. “A wake-up call for the armed forces: towards more effective maritime law enforcement, Acta Criminologica: Southern African Journal of Criminology 29 (2) 2016. pp.172-187.

  4. Vreÿ, F. Maritime security in the Gulf of Guinea: Threats, vulnerabilities and opportunities. 28 September 2​​016.

  5. This article was specifically written for the Nanyang Business School, Singapore NTU-SBF Centre for African Studies

  6. Vreÿ, F. “A blue BRICS, maritime security and the South Atlantic" Contexto Internacional,39(2) May-August 2017. (Special Edition).​

  7. Baser, B. & M. Toivanen. ​ "The politics of genocide recognition: Kurdish nation-building and commemoration in the post-Saddam era", Journal of Genocide

  8. Research 25 June 2017. Available:

  9. Bueger, C. & T. Edmunds. 2017. "​Beyond sea blindness. A new agenda for maritime security studies", ​International Affairs 93(6). pp. 1293-1311.

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