Dr Leo Zeilig

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Dr Leo Zeilig
BA Hons (Exeter), MA (London, SOAS), PhD (Brunel)
Position/Fellowship type:
Senior Research Fellow
Fellowship term:
17-Feb-2011 to 31-Jul-2023
Institute of Commonwealth Studies
Senate House Malet Street London WC1E 7HU
Email address:

Research Summary and Profile

Research interests:
Colonies & Colonization, emigration & immigration, Contemporary History, Social Sciences
Publication Details

Related publications/articles:

Date Details
01-Mar-2017 Frantz Fanon's radical psychiatry: the making of a revolutionary

Journal articles

Critical and Radical Social Work - Policy Press

26-Jan-2017 An Ounce of Practice


 Hoperoad Publishing

01-Nov-2016 Voices of Liberation: Thomas Sankara

Edited Book

HSRC Press

28-Feb-2014 Frantz Fanon: The Militant Philosopher of Third World Revolution


 I B Tauris

01-Jan-2012 African Struggles Today: Social Movements Since Independence

co-authored book with Peter Dwyer and Miles Larmer

01-Jan-2012 Frantz Fanon: philosopher of third world revolution

01-Nov-2008 Revolt and Protest: Student Politics and Activism in Sub-Saharan Africa

London: I. B. Tauris

01-Nov-2008 Africa’s Lost Leader: Patrice Lumumba

London: Haus

Research Projects & Supervisions

Research projects:


Ruth First Project Institute of Commonwealth Studies
Project period: 01-Jan-2012 - 31-Dec-2012

Research interests: Civil Rights, Contemporary History, Cultural memory, Digitisation, Gender studies, Human rights, International Relations, Political Institutions

Commonwealth Oral History

Project beinning developed with ICS and Dr. Sue Onslow

Current PhD topics supervised:

Dates Details
From: 30-Jun-2011
Until: 31-Jul-2013
From the Organisation of African Unity (OAU) to the African Union (AU)

Co-supervisor with Prof. Philip Murphy

From: 05-Sep-2011
Until: 05-Sep-2014
Ghana and the military

Main supervisor

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