ANIMASAWUN, Gbemisola Abdul-Jelil

Centre for Peace & Strategic Studies

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Areas of Research Interest:  Conflict Management, Peacebuilding, Security, Neopatrimonilialism and Marginality

RESEARCH INTERESTS OR COMMISSIONED PROJECTS

  1. Animasawun, G. A. & Aremu, F. (2015):A Study of Violence-Related Deaths in Isin and Oke-Ero Local Government Areas of Kwara State (2006-2014).IFRA-Nigeria Working Paper Series No. 42 on “Invisible Violence” Project commissioned by the Institute for French Research in Africa, (IFRA-Nigeria) Institute of African Studies University of Ibadan available at ifra-nigeria.org/IMG/pdf/violence-related-deaths-kwara-state-pdf
  2. Animasawun, G.A (2013): Godfatherism in Nigeria’s Fourth-Republic: The Pyramid of Violence and Political Insecurity in Ibadan. IFRA-Nigeria Working Paper Series No. 27 available at http://www.ifra-nigeria.org/files/54/IFRA-E-papers/40/Godfatherism-in-Nigeria%E2%80%99s-Fourth-Republic:-The-Pyramid-of-Violence-and-Political-Insecurity-in-Ibadan,-Oyo-State,-Nigeria.pdf
  3. Animasawun, G.A (2012): Demobilisation, Disarmament and Reintegration. Lagos: Published by the National Open University of Nigeria, (N.O.U.N), available at http://nouedu.net/sites/default/files/201703/PCR%20373%20Demobilisation%2C%20Disarmament%2C%20%26%20Reintegration.pdf
  4. Animasawun, G.A (2009): An Introduction to Early Warning Signs of Conflict. Lagos: Published by the National Open University of Nigeria, (N.O.U.N) available at http://nouedu.net/sites/default/files/2017-03/PCR%20372%20MAIN%20TEXT.pdf
  5. Animasawun, G.A (2007): Introduction to Conflict Transformation. Lagos: Published by the National Open University of Nigeria, (N.O.U.N) http://nouedu.net/sites/default/files/2017-03/PCR%20274%20INTR%20TO%20CONF%20TRANSFORMATION.pdf
  6. Animasawun, G.A. Evaluation of Contributions of the Nigeria Civil Defence and Security Corps (NSCDC) Peace and Conflict Management Department to Community Peace and Stability in Nigeria, 2014 – 2016
  1. Animasawun, G.A.  Strategic Conflict Assessment of Nigeria from 2014 – 2016, for the Institute for Peace and Conflict Resolution (IPCR), Nigeria (Forthcoming)

PUBLICATIONS:

  1. Saka, L and Animasawun, G.A. (2014): Stoking or Resolving Conflicts? Security Implications of State Responses to Social Conflicts in Post-Colonial Nigeria. Political Science Review. 6 (1): 47-73. Published by the Department of Political Science University of Ilorin.
  2. Animasawun, G.A and Adeleye, M (2014): Conflict-Orphaned Children and Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder in Nigeria’s Fourth-Republic. Journal of Peace, Security & Development. 1 (3); 64-82. Published by the Centre for Peace & Strategic Studies, University of Ilorin, Nigeria.
  3. Animasawun, G.A. (2013): Electoral Violence, Politicians and Lumpens in Nigeria’s Fourth-Republic: Findings from Abeokuta, Nigeria. Journal of Peace, Security & Development. (Formerly known as African Journal of Peace & Security) 1 (1); 64-75. Published by the Centre for Peace & Strategic Studies, University of Ilorin, Nigeria.  
  4. Animasawun, G.A. (2013): The Jos Crisis and Narratives of Land and Autochthony. Journal of Peace, Security & Development. (Formerly known as African Journal of Peace & Security) 1 (2); 256-270. Published by the Centre for Peace & Strategic Studies, University of Ilorin, Nigeria.
  5. Animasawun, G.A (2013):Inter-Faith Relations in Nigeria’s Fourth Republic: Clashing Cymbals of Discordant and Harmonious Tunes. In Ilorin: History, Culture and Lessons of Peaceful Co-Existence Oladosu, A.G.A.S; Oseni, Z.I; Adedimeji, M.A; Azeez, A.L; Abdulbaqi, S.S and Animasawun, G.A (eds.) 156-183. Ilorin: Published by the Centre for Ilorin Studies.
  6. Animasawun, G.A. and Aremu, F. A. (2015): A Study of Violence Related Deaths in Isin and Oke Ero Local Government Areas of Kwara State (2006-2014) Institute for French Research in Africa, (IFRA-Nigeria). E-Paper Series No.42. Published by the Institute for French Research in Nigeria (IFRA-Nigeria) Institute of African Studies, University of Ibadan. Available at http://www.ifra-nigeria.org/IMG/pdf/violence-related-deaths-kwara-state.pdf
  7. Animasawun, G.A. (2014): Managing Fault Lines in Nigeria’s Protracted Conflicts: The Inevitability of Multi-Track Diplomacy in the Jos Crises. Journal of the Faculty Social Sciences University of Ibadan. 12 (1); 11-22. Published by the Faculty of the Social Sciences, University of Ibadan, Nigeria, available at http://journals.ui.edu.ng/index.php/ijss/article/view/120
  8. Animasawun, G.A & Ola, A.A. (2013): Securing Peace in the Indigene-Settler Crisis of Jos, Nigeria: A Case for Second-Generation Security Approaches. Agidigbo Journal of Humanities. (1); 10-23. Published by the General Studies Unit of Afe Babalola University Ado-Ekiti (ABUAD).
  9. Animasawun, G.A (2013): Godfatherism in Nigeria’s Fourth-Republic: The Pyramid of Violence and Political Insecurity in Ibadan. IFRA-Nigeria Working Paper Series No. 27 available at   http://www.ifra-nigeria.org/files/54/IFRA-E-papers/40/Godfatherism-in-Nigeria%E2%80%99s-Fourth-Republic:-The-Pyramid-of-Violence-and-Political-Insecurity-in-Ibadan,-Oyo-State,-Nigeria.pdf
  10. Animasawun, G.A (2015): Introduction to Conflict Studies. In Foundations of the Social Sciences Ilufoye S. Ogundiya & Jimoh Amzat (eds.) 57-72. Sokoto: Published by the Faculty of the Social Sciences Uthman Dan Fodio University Sokoto.
  11. Animasawun, G.A (2013): Rethinking Hard-Power Responses to Radical Islamism in Bauchi, Nigeria. In Managing Security in a Globalised World Isaac Olawale Albert &Willie Aziegbe Eselebor (eds.) 385-394. Abuja: Published by the Society for Peace Studies and Practice, Nigeria Institute of African Studies, Peace & Conflict Studies Programme, University of Ibadan.
  12. Animasawun, G.A (2013): Militias in Nigeria’s Fourth-Republic: Bargaining with or Exiting from the State? In Nationalities, Identities and Terrorism the Nigerian Experience Adefemi, V. Isumonah; Musibau Oyebode Olabamiji and Adeola Adams (eds.). 18-35. Ibadan: Published by the Society for Peace Studies and Practice (SPSP), Nigeria Institute of African Studies, Peace & Conflict Studies Programme, University of Ibadan,
  13. Animasawun, G.A (2012): Democratisation and ‘Impeachments’ in Nigeria’s Fourth Republic: Semi-Democracy and Fragile Peace. In A History of Social Conflict and Conflict Management in Nigeria A Festschrift in Honour of Professor Biodun Adediran. Isaac Olawale Albert (ed.) 262-280. Ibadan: Published by the Peace & Conflict Studies Programme Institute of African Studies University of Ibadan, Nigeria.
  14. Animasawun, G.A (2012): The State and the Management of the Jos Crisis. In Peace, Security and Development in Nigeria. Albert, Isaac O; Eselebor, Willie A and Danjibo, Nathaniel D. (eds.) 415-435. Ibadan & Abuja: Published by the Peace & Conflict Studies Programme Institute of African Studies, University of Ibadan & Society for Peace Studies and Practice (SPSP), Nigeria.
  15. Animasawun, G.A. (2016): Everyday People, Autochthony and Indigene-Settler Crisis in Lagos Commodity Markets. African Journal of Peace and Conflict Review. (1); 25-44. Published by Indiana University Press available at http://www.iupress.indiana.edu
  16. Animasawun, G.A (2013): The Military and Internal Security Operations in Nigeria’s Fourth Republic: Rethinking Security for Positive Peace in Maiduguri, Nigeria. Peace Research The Canadian Journal of Peace and Conflict Studies. (2) (2012) & 45. (1) (2013); 113-134. Published by the Menno Simons College (MSC), a college of Canadian Mennonite University (CMU) located at the of the University of Winnipeg (UW) in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada available at http://www.peaceresearch.ca/issues/44-2-45-1
  17. Animasawun, G.A and Saka, L.O (2013): Causal Analysis of Radical Islamism in Northern Nigeria's Fourth Republic. African Security Review. 22. (4); :216-231 published by the University of South Africa (UNISA) and the Institute of Security Studies, South Africa available at http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/10246029.2013.833127
  18. Animasawun, G.A (2017): Portents of a Fractured Boko Haram for Nigeria’s Counter-Terrorism Strategy and Tactics. In Understanding Boko Haram: Terrorism and Insurgency in Africa James J. Hentz and Hussein Solomon (eds). 173-187. London and New York: Published by Routledge Taylor and Francis available at https://www.routledge.com/Understanding-Boko-Haram-Terrorism-and-Insurgency-in-Africa/Hentz-Solomon/p/book/9781138696228
  19. Animasawun, G.A (2017): Marginal Men and Structural Violence in Nigeria: ‘Okada’ Riders and Lagos State Government. In The Political Economy of Everyday Life in Africa beyond the Margins Wale Adebanwi. (ed.) 216-238. Melton, United Kingdom: Published by James Currey Academic Publishers available at https://boydellandbrewer.com/the-political-economy-of-everyday-life-in-africa-hb.html.
  20. Animasawun, G.A & Aluko, Y.A. (2016): Governmentalities of Policing Protests in Military and Democratic Dispensations in Nigeria: A Case-Study of June 12 1993 and January 2012 Protests. In Contentious Politics in Africa: Identity, Conflict and Social Change Toyin Falola & Shadrack Wanjala Nasong’O, (eds.). 297-312. Durham: Published by Carolina Academic Press (CAP) African World Series available at http://www.cap-press.com/books/isbn/9781611637427/Contentious-Politics-in-Africa.
  21. Animasawun, G. (2016): Oloye Olusola Saraki, Charismatic Leadership and Patron-Client Relations in Modern Ilorin. In Governance and the Crisis of Rule in Contemporary Africa: Leadership in Transformation Ebenezer Obadare and Wale Adebanwi, (eds.). 265-294. New York: Published by African Histories and Modernities of Palgrave Macmillan available at http://www.palgrave.com/us/book/9781137563576
  22. Animasawun, G.A. (2017): Catalyzing Women’s Participation in Post-Insurgency Peace Process in North-East Nigeria: The Import of Domesticating Resolution 1325. Ilorin Journal of Business and Social Sciences. 18 (2). Letter of Acceptance Dated April 11, 2017. Published by the Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Ilorin.

 

 MAJOR CONFERENCES WITH PAPERS READ

  1. Animasawun, G.A: “Boko Haram Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow” presented at the International Conference on Insecurity, Militancy, and Prospects for Democracy in North Africa and the Sahel organized by the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace (CIEP) and the African Peace-Building Network (APN) of the Social Science Research Council (SSRC) held at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace (CIEP) Washington DC on February 24, 2016.
  2. Animasawun, G.A: “Everyday People, Peace and Democracy in West Africa Paper” Presented at APN/CDD/ECOWAS Policy Dialogue on Democracy and Peace in West Africa held at Sheraton Hotel & Towers, Abuja, Nigeria from the 27th and 28th of July 2015.
  3. Animasawun, G.A: “Rethinking State-led Peace-Building: An Assessment of the Efficacy of Judicial Commissions of Inquiry in Selected Protracted Conflicts in Nigeria.” Presented at the African Studies Association (ASA) Conference with the theme Rethinking Violence, Reconstruction and Reconciliation held at Indianapolis, Indiana from November 20th-23rd, 2014.
  4. Animasawun, G.A: “Reconstruction of Being and Belonging through Religious and Cultural Nationalisms in Post-1999 Nigeria: A Focus on Mallam Ahmed Yerima and Ogbeni Rauf Aregebsola.” Presented at the Second National Conference of the Centre for Ilorin Studies of the University of Ilorin with the theme: Language and Religious Scholarship in West Africa: The Ilorin Factor held at the University of Ilorin from April 21-24, 2014.
  5. Animasawun, G.A. “Gangs and Ghetoization of Security in Lagos Metropolis: Big Men Networks and Urban Violence.” Presented at the 1st International Conference of the Centre for Peace & Development Studies Benue State University, Nigeria with the theme: Urban Conflicts and Violence held in Makurdi from March 26-28, 2014.
  6. Animasawun, G.A: “Governmentalities of Policing Protests in Military and Democratic Dispensations in Nigeria: A Case-Study of June 12 1993 and January 2012 Protests.” Presented at Africa Conference 2013 with the theme: “Social Movements, Religions, and Political Expressions in Africa,” convened by Professor ToyinFalola held at The University of Texas at Austin from March 29-31, 2013.
  7. Animasawun, G.A: Olusola Saraki, Charismatic Leadership and Patron-Client Relations in Modern Ilorin. Presented at the International Conference on Leadership and Governance in Africa convened by Professor Adigun Agbaje, Wale Adebanwi and Ebenezer Obadare held at the Obafemi Awolowo Institute of Government and Public Policy, Lekki Lagos from July 11-14, 2013.
  8. Animasawun, G.A: “(Neo)patrimonialism and Conflict Transformation in African Democracies: Actor Transformation or Contracting out of the State?” Presented at the 3rd Biennial International Conference of the Centre for Peace & Strategic Studies University of Ilorin held at  the Dam Resort of the University of Ilorin with the theme: Democratisation, Development & Security in Africa: Options and Challenges from August 13-16, 2013. 
  9. Animasawun, G.A: “Who Owns the Land?: The Jos Crises and Narratives of Autochthony and Land.” Presented at the International Conference in Celebration of the 50th Anniversary of the Institute of African Studies University of Ibadan with the theme: Patrimony, Memory and Identity in West Africa. Organized by the University of Ibadan, Institute of African Studies and the French Institute for Research in Africa (IFRA-Nigeria) & IFRA Research Fellows held in Ibadan from July 3-5 2012.
  10. Animasawun, G.A: “Ethnic Militias and Ethnic Insecurity in Nigeria’s Fourth Republic: Endangered Peaceful Co-existence in Idi-Araba, Lagos State, South-Western Nigeria.” Presented at the 16th Annual Conference of the Anthropological and Sociological Association of Nigeria (ASAN) with the theme: The Social Dimension of the Nigerian Democratising Process held at the University of Ilorin from August 9th -11th, 2011 pp 818-825.
  11. Animasawun, G.A: “The Imperative of Environmental Development in Nigeria’s Post-Conflict Communities: Findings from Idi-Araba, Lagos, Nigeria.” Presented at the 2ND Joint International Conference on Climate Change and Sustainable Development at the University of Ilorin, Ilorin organized by the University of Ilorin and University of Cape Coast Ghana from May 1-5, 2011.