CRG African Borderlands Research Network

The African Borderlands Research Network (ABORNE) is an interdisciplinary network of researchers, but also policymakers, interested in all aspects of international borders and trans-boundary phenomena in Africa. 


Contact us using the form on our website.

CRG Coordinators: 

Paul Nugent
Professor of Comparative African History, University of Edinburgh

Hugh Lamarque
Research Fellow, Centre of African Studies, University of Edinburgh

How to join 

ABORNE is based on a combination of individual and institutional memberships. Joining and the payment of dues can be done through our website

Membership confers full access to the website and inclusion on a mailing list. However, members of AEGIS Centres will not be required to be members of ABORNE to participate in events that are badged as CRG events.