Ade Browne

Biography

Ade Browne

Ade Browne

For the first few months of my 2010-11 BIEA attachment I undertook research for a journal article on the politics of oil in eastern Africa (co-authored with Professor David Anderson). This was followed in early 2011 by a spell at the Kabarole District Archive in Fort Portal, Uganda, where I was involved in the reorganisation and preparation of the physical archive for digitisation. The final part of my attachment in March was spent undertaking preliminary research – supported by the BIEA – for my own project on the history of ethnicity in the Kingdom of Bunyoro. On my return to the UK in June and was fortunate to be offered a role as writer for African Energy, a London-based publication. Eastern Africa remains my focus and the job offer was a direct result of the opportunities I was given through the BIEA

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