Manji, Ambreena

Cardiff University

Ambreena Manji is Professor of Land Law and Development at Cardiff University. She was previously Director of the British Institute in Eastern Africa (2010-2014). Her research is focused on Law and Society in Africa. It is strongly interdisciplinary and includes work on law in African literature, African history, legal education and women and the law. Her most recent book is The Struggle for Land and Justice in Kenya (James Currey/Boydell & Brewer 2020). Ambreena was president of the African Studies Association UK (2018-2020) and is currently a co-editor of African Affairs and a member of the editorial board of Social and Legal Studies. She is a member of the Governing Council of the Arts and Humanities Council (AHRC). In 2020 she was elected a Fellow of the Learned Society of Wales.

Twitter: @AmbreenaManji