Periodic Reporting for period 1 - SOPRISEKEN (The Socialization of Private Sector Elites in Kenya)
Reporting period: 2017-05-09 to 2019-05-08
As regard to society and the general public, SOPRISEKEN makes issues regarding to African societies more understandable to European citizens, especially at times the migrant crisis brings to Europe populations, some of which from Africa, whose social background Europeans know too little. SOPRISEKEN thus provides information on issues which increasingly affect the daily lives of European citizens.
SOPRISEKEN overall objectives are therefore to allow the experienced researcher to build a specialized bibliography ; to receive training in political anthropology ; to build trans-disciplinary hypothesis as regards to the formation of the private sector in Kenya; to test these hypothesis during a fieldwork in Kenya ; to build a new analytical framework to be presented at conference and that will be the subject of several publications.
with the study of neo-liberalism and its effects in Africa. This last phase was not fully implemented, since the project was interrupted at the end of month 4.