Publications

Peer-reviewed journals

cover borderland bookBooks and book chapters

  • Vaughan, Christopher, Mareike Schomerus and Lotje de Vries (eds) The Borderlands of South Sudan: Authority and identity in contemporary and historical perspectives. New York, Palgrave Macmillan (2013) (Full PDF available: please get in touch via email)
  • De Vries, Lotje (2013) Pulling the Ropes, Convenient indeterminacies and the negotiation of power at Kaya’s border checkpoint. In: Christopher Vaughan, Mareike Schomerus and Lotje de Vries (eds) The Borderlands of South Sudan: Authority and identity in contemporary and historical perspectives. New York, Palgrave Macmillan: pp. 153-172. (Available here)
  • Schomerus, Mareike, Lotje de Vries, Christopher Vaughan (2013) Introduction: Negotiating borders, defining South Sudan. In: Christopher Vaughan, Mareike Schomerus and Lotje de Vries (eds) The Borderlands of South Sudan: Authority and identity in contemporary and historical perspectives. New York, Palgrave Macmillan: pp. 1-22. (Available here)
  • De Vries, Lotje (2012) Facing Frontiers; Everyday practice of state-building in South Sudan. Unpublished PhD Thesis, Wageningen University. (Download the thesis here)
  • Abdoul, Mohamadou, Lotje de Vries (2007). Dynamiques locales dans les espaces transfrontaliers et intégration régionale en Sénégambie méridionale. In: Amadou Diop and Aminata Niang Diene (eds) Les États-Nations face à l’intégration regionale en Afrique de l’Ouest; Le cas du Sénégal. Paris, Karthala, pp. 119-131.

 Other

  • Mehler, Andreas and Lotje de Vries (2018) Les conditions marginales du néopatrimonialisme performant : Pourquoi l’Afrique ne “marche” pas dans la République centrafricaine. Arnold Bergstraesser-Institute Working Paper No 8/2018.
  • De Vries, Lotje and Laura Wunder (2017) Sustaining Relative Peace: PAX and the cross-border peace network’s support for human security among pastoralist communities in the borderlands of Kenya, South Sudan and Uganda. Research Report PAX/2017/08. Utrecht: Pax.
  • Schomerus, M., L. Aalen, V. Barbelet, M. Blackings, M.S. Benson, L.B. Deng, L. de Vries, D. Johnson, P.H. Justin, J.J. Kenyi, C. Leonardi, and L.N. Moro. (2016)  Considering the state: Perspectives on South Sudan’s Subdivision and the Federalism Debate. London, ODI and Bergen, CMI.
  • Lotje de Vries and Tim Glawion (2015) Speculating on Crisis: The progressive disintegration of the Central African Republic’s political economy. Clingendael Institute – Conflict Research Unit report.
  • Lotje de Vries and Mareike Schomerus (17 August 2015) Washington Post. Monkey Cage blog: Talking about war makes it more likely. Look at South Sudan.
  • Lotje de Vries (2012) Een soldatenleven in Soedan [Review of the book From Civilians to Soldiers and from Soldiers to Civilians: Mobilization and Demobilization in Sudan by Saskia Baas, Amsterdam University Press], Internationale Spectator; 66 (12) : 625-626.
  • Geoffroy, Agnes, Einas Ahmed, David Ambrosetti, Lotje de Vries (2012) Les Deux Soudans (Nord et Sud) à l’épreuve de l’indépendence : Évolution des systèmes de pouvoirs à Khartoum et Djouba, et interaction avec la communauté internationale. Report commissioned by the French Ministry of Defence, delegation of strategic affairs.
  • De Vries, Lotje (2011) The City in the Fragile State. Juba; a Fragile Capital? In: Klem, M. (ed.) Who belongs to the city / To whom belongs the city. Den Haag: Research for Development, VNG international, pp 85-101.
  • De Vries, Lotje. “Canarisch drama moet stoppen” (“Canarian tragedy should stop”). Opinion piece in Daily NRC Handelsblad (28 September 2006).
  • Cotterink, Maaike, Lotje de Vries. “Als illegaal naar Europa wil houdt niets hem tegen” (“Nothing will stop an illegal migrant”). Opinion piece in Daily Trouw (3 June 2006).