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John Campbell

John Campbell is Honorary Associate as acknowledgement of his donation of two hundred expert reports, a selection of which will be made available in Open Access on CULTEXP. He is an Emeritus Reader in the Anthropology of Africa and Law at the School of Oriental and African Studies University of London. He has conducted fieldwork in Ghana, Tanzania and the UK and has spent 10 years as a development consultant for international development agencies. He has written about development, refugees and refugee and criminal law.

Among his books see Bureaucracy, Law and Dystopia in the United Kingdom’s Asylum System (Routledge 2017), Nationalism, Law and Statelessness: Grand Illusions in the Horn of Africa (Routledge 2015). and Entanglements of Life with the Law: Precarity and Justice in London’s Magistrates’ Courts by Cambridge Scholars Publishing.