Conference Setting the norm? Corruption and anticorruption in the late-colonial and post-independence period7 dec 2023
Van 9:00 - 17:00uur
Corruption is often understood as a form of misuse of public power and resources for private gain. Both past and contemporary issues of corruption have been linked to the history of colonial state formation as well as postcolonial developments. Despite some exploratory studies, the historical impact of colonial and postcolonial dynamics on (changing) understandings of corruption – and their impact upon anticorruption norms – is still understudied.