Will Kymlicka

Will Kymlicka holds the Canada Research Chair in Political Philosophy, Queens University.

Listed in: African Studies · History · Political Science · Sociology




The politics of identity and ethnicity will remain a fundamental characteristic of African modernity. For this reason, historians and anthropologists have joined political scientists in a discussion about the ways in which democracy can develop in multicultural societies.

“The contributors to Ethnicity and Democracy in Africa refreshingly and convincingly remind us that ethnic attachments and democracy need not be mutually exclusive.”

Marie-Eve Desrosiers, African Studies Review