John Njenga Karugia

Postdoc, Lecturer
Institute of Asian and African Studies Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin


Institute for Asian and African Studies (IAAW)
Invalidenstr. 118
10115 Berlin

Office: Georgenstr. 23, 10117, Berlin

Dr. phil. John Njenga Karugia

Research Interests


John Njenga Karugia, PhD is a researcher, lecturer and documentray film-maker based at the Institute for Asian and African Studies at Humboldt University Berlin, Germany. He researched and lectured at University of Leipzig and Goethe University Frankfurt. He has intensively researched on China-Africa relations, Afrasian interactions, transregional Indian Ocean memory politics and transregional memory ethics. He was a visiting scholar at Duke University and Shanghai Maritime University. His current research focuses on transregional politics, memory politics and memory ethics of the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) with amongst other aims, to contribute to Area Studies and Transregional Studies scholarship.

Selected Publications