New Research Project: Vigilante Legitimacy in Burkina Faso

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The research project entitled “Security and Fragile States - The Space of Vigilante Legitimacy in Burkina Faso” funded by the North-South Cooperation, started on July 1st and will run until October 2018. It is coordinated by Muriel Côte, and undertaken in collaboration between the Political Geography unit, UZH and the Laboratoire de Recherche Pluridisciplinaire en Science Sociale, University of Ouagadougou I. The project aims to generate knowledge about the emergence of “kogl weogo” vigilante groups in Burkina Faso, and better understand the sources of vigilante everyday legitimacy.