Carina’s research looks at transnational organized crime with a maritime element and explores ways of responding to ivory and heroin trafficking to and from East Africa, specifically Kenya, Tanzania and Mozambique. In order to inform possible responses, she draws from the international counter-piracy response to Somali piracy. Africa is increasingly becoming a major role player in illicit organized criminal activities undertaken to supply demand in other world regions. This is having adverse effects on security, governance, and development in the implicated regions.
The use of the concept of internationalisation in higher education is wide-ranging and difficult to define. For Dr Beata Mtyingizana, it’s really quite simple: bring the world to South Africa and take South African higher education to the world.