Peer-reviewed articles

Zajontz, Tim 2022 (forthcoming). ‘ “Win-win” contested: negotiating the privatisation of Africa’s Freedom Railway with the “Chinese of today”‘, Journal of Modern African Studies 60(1). [Accepted, pre-copy-edited author manuscript]

Zajontz, Tim 2021 . ‘Debt, distress, dispossession: towards a critical political economy of Africa’s financial dependency’, Review of African Political Economy, online first,

Carmody, Pádraig, Taylor, Ian and Zajontz, Tim (2021). ‘China’s Spatial Fix and “Debt Diplomacy” in Africa: Constraining Belt or Road to Economic Transformation?’, Canadian Journal of African Studies, online first,

Zajontz, Tim (2020). ‘The Chinese infrastructural fix in Africa: Lessons from the Sino-Zambian “road bonanza”’, Oxford Development Studies, online first,

Taylor, Ian and Zajontz, Tim (2020). ‘In a fix: Africa’s place in the Belt and Road Initiative and the reproduction of dependency’, South African Journal of International Affairs 27(3): 277-295,

Zajontz, Tim and Leysens, Anthony (2015). ‘Regionalism Revised: A Critical-reflectivist Framework for Engaging the Changing Nature of Developing Regionalisms in Africa’, Politikon: South African Journal of Political Studies 42(3): 299-323,

Zajontz, Tim and Leysens, Anthony (2015). ‘Civil Society in Southern Africa – Transformers from Below?’, Journal of Southern African Studies 41(4): 887-904,

Book chapters

Zajontz, Tim 2021 (forthcoming). ‘Railway imperialisms in East Africa: Laying the tracks for exploitation’, in Cope, Zak and Ness, Immanuel (eds.) Oxford Handbook of Economic Imperialism. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Zajontz, Tim 2021. ‘Infrastructure’, in Engel, Ulf (ed.) Yearbook on the African Union. Leiden: Brill.

Carmody, Pádraig, Zajontz, Tim and Reboredo, Ricardo 2022 (forthcoming). ‘Donor or debt trap? China’s role in global development’ in Mayer, M., Kavalski, E., and Xin, Z. (eds.) Routledge Handbook on Global China. Routledge.

Zajontz, Tim and Taylor, Ian 2021. ‘Capitalism and Africa’s (Infra)Structural Dependency: A Story of Spatial Fixes and Accumulation by Dispossession‘, in Oritsejafor, E.O. and Cooper, A.D. (eds.) Africa and the Global System of Capital Accumulation. Routledge.

Non-refereed articles and op-eds (selected)

Zajontz, Tim (2019). ‘”Fixing” Africa’s infrastructure: But at what price?’, Pambazuka News, 13 February, LINK to article.

Zajontz, Tim (2019). ‘”Fixing” Africa’s infrastructure: But at what price? Problematising Chinese infrastructure development in Africa’, St Andrews Africa Summit Review 3(1): 4-7, LINK to article.

Zajontz, Tim (2018). ‘Vom Freiheits- zum Überlebenskampf: Die TAZARA auf der Suche nach der Erfolgsspur’, Afrika Süd 2018(1): 29-31, LINK to article.

Zajontz, Tim (2018). ‘From the freedom struggle to a fight for economic survival: Tanzania-Zambia Railway Authority (TAZARA)’, St Andrews Africa Summit Review 2(1): 15-18, LINK to article.

Zajontz, T. (2017). ‘The demise of the post-apartheid consensus and South Africa’s search for leadership’, St Andrews Africa Summit Review 1(1): 16-17, LINK to article.