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Video 1: National Research Foundation 'Presidential Rating'               Video 2: Archive of Kindness micro-documentary




Scholarly books:


Jansen, J and J. Auerbach (eds) (2023) The Politics of Knowledge in the Biomedical Sciences. Elsevier

Auerbach, J (2021) DA ÁGUA AO VINHO: Tornando-se classe média em Angola Rio de Janeiro: ABA

Auerbach, J. (2020) From Water to Wine: becoming middle class in Angola. Toronto: University of Toronto Press and African Sun Media, South Africa


Popular book:


Auerbach, J. and J. Longwe (ilustrations) 2021 Archive of Kindness: stories of everyday heroism from the South African Lockdown Pretoria: BK Publishing






Pusumane, J. and J Auerbach (2023) Using transformative leadership to ‘nibble at resilient colonialism’; An autoethnographic account of student-faculty experiences' Transformative Leadership in African Contexts HSRC Press

Auerbach, J and Blackie, D. (2023) Autism in Southern African Business: a research agenda' Business and Society Review (under review)

Auerbach, J  Capricious Connections and a Very Long Line: knowledge infrastructure in the South Atlantic and Indian Ocean (manuscript - working title)




Journal Articles:


In Print

Auerbach, J (2023) 'Conscripting Communalism: surveillance and resistance in contemporary Mauritius' Africa 93 (4)

Finnis, E., Archie, R., Margarit, S., Perry, A., Gagne, K., Steffens, T., Auerbach, J., McIlwraith, T. (2023) Multi-Course and Faculty-Student Collaboration: Reflections on Implementing a Qualitative Research Project with Undergraduate Students Teaching Anthropology 12 (2)

Auerbach, J. (2022) 'Expanding Educational Futures: ideological contestation in Angola's emerging higher education sector' Comparative Education Review February 66 (1) 

Auerbach, J. (2022) 'The Fullness of Air: breath, work, and beauty in Lobito and Benguela, Angola' Canadian Journal of African Studies March 

Auerbach, J (2022) 'Pedagogy of Hyperlinkages: knowledge curatorialism and the archive of kindness' South African Journal of Higher Education July

Auerbach, J (2022) ‘Students as Producers, not Consumers: enabling voice as a core component of decolonial pedagogy in the South African Academy’ International Journal of Critical Diversity Studies (IJCDS) Special Edition

Trisos, C.H., Auerbach, J. and M. Katti (2021) 'Decoloniality and Anti-Oppressive Practices for a More Ethical Ecology' Nature, Ecology and Evolution

Auerbach, J., M. Blin and N. Lalmohammed-Aumeerally (2020). 'Intersectional Religious Agency: Mauritian Muslim Women and the Navigation of Porous Interaces' Journal of Southern African Studies 46 (6)

Auerbach, J (2020) ‘More eyes on COVID-19: Perspectives from Anthropology: What people believe is a lot less important than that they believe it' South African Journal of Science Vol. 116, (7-8), July/August

Auerbach, J. (2019) ‘Can We Name Ourselves Savimbi?’ Crevice Moments and Spaces of National Reimagination in the Angolan Scouts’ Kronos 45 (1) 125-139

Auerbach, J. (2017) ‘Our Electric Controls: Socket’, Cultural Anthropology, December

Auerbach, J. (2017) ‘Poems Landscapes from Fieldwork: A Poetic Series’, Anthropology and Humanism, 42(2), pp. 221–224. doi: 10.1111/anhu.12187.222.

Auerbach, J. (2013) ‘I’m Not a Racist, I’m a Realist: the archive of the Non-Racial, Africa, and the Southern Atlantic’, The Salon: Johannesburg Workshop in Theory and Criticism, 9.

Auerbach, J. (2010). ‘Flowing into the State: Returning Refugee Youth and Citizenship in Angola. Oxford Center for Refugee Studies working paper 68

Auerbach, J. (2010). ‘Incapsulating hands: on the (in)dependence of young adults in the UNHCR’s Maratane Refugee Camp’ Social Dynamics 26 (2) pp. 336-376


Book Chapters:


Auerbach, J. (2023) 'A Meditation on Global Further Education, in Haiku Form' in Czerniewics, L. and C. Cronin 'Higher Education for Good: Teaching and Learning Futures' London: Open Book Publishing

Auerbach, J (2022) 'Surveillance and the Selva? Digital Middle Class Identities in Angola and across the South Atlantic' Middle Class Identities and Social Crisis Alejandro Grimson, Menara Guizardi & Silvina Merenson (eds) Routledge

Auerbach, J. (2022) ‘Knowledge Networks’ in Becoming a Scholar: What every new academic needs to know Jonathan Jansen and Danie Visser (eds) African Minds

Auerbach, J. and Dlamini, M. (2019) ‘Scaling Decolonial Consciousness? The Reinvention of “Africa” in an emergent 21st century Neoliberal University’, in Jansen, J. (ed.) Decolonisation in Universities: the politics of knowledge. Johannesburg.

Auerbach, J (2016).  "O cheiro das coisas: mobilidade social e ambientes em fluxo no Atlântico Sul", p. 427 -432. In: Kadila: culturas e ambientes - Diálogos Brasil-Angola . São Paulo