Dr Stacey Hynd



Imperial Gallows: Capital Punishment, Violence and Colonial Rule in British Africa, c. 1908-68


with Curless GM, Alanamu T, Roscoe K, Networks in Imperial History, Journal of World History, vol. 26, no. 4, 2015, 705-732

Warfare in African history, INTERNATIONAL AFFAIRS, vol. 89, no. 1, 2013, 227-228

Murder and Mercy: Capital Punishment in Colonial Kenya, ca. 1909-1956, International Journal of African Historical Studies, vol. 45, no. 1, Boston University African Studies Center, 2012, 81-101

'Law, Violence and Penal Reform: State Responses to Crime and Disorder in Nyasaland, c.1915-64',, Journal of Southern African Studies, vol. 37, no. 1, Taylor and Francis, 2011, 431-447

Law, violence and penal reform: State responses to crime and disorder in colonial Malawi, c.1900-1959, Journal of Southern African Studies, vol. 37, no. 3, 2011, 431-447

The extreme penalty of the law: Mercy and the death penalty as aspects of state power in colonial Nyasaland, c. 1903-47, Journal of Eastern African Studies, vol. 4, no. 3, 2010, 542-559

'The Extreme Penalty of the Law': Capital Punishment as an Aspect of State Power in Colonial Nyasaland, c.1900-47, Journal of Eastern African Studies, vol. 4, no. 3, Routledge & Taylor, 2010, 542-559

A History of Sub-Saharan Africa, HISTORY, vol. 95, no. 319, 2010, 354-355

The African Diaspora: A History through Culture, HISTORY, vol. 95, no. 319, 2010, 355-356

A History of Modern Africa: 1800 to the Present, HISTORY, vol. 95, no. 319, 2010, 356-356

Sara Baartman and the Hottentot Venus: A Ghost Story and a Biography, HISTORY, vol. 95, no. 319, 2010, 357-357

Killing the condemned: The practice and process of capital punishment in british africa, 1900-1950s, Journal of African History, vol. 49, no. 3, 2008, 403-418

Decorum or Deterrence? The Politics of Execution in Malawi, 1915-1966, Cultural and Social History, vol. 5, no. 4, Berg, 2008, 437-448

Deadlier than the Male?: Women and the Death Penalty in Colonial Kenya and Nyasaland, Stichproben: Vienna Journal of African Studies, vol. 12, 2007, 13-33


Out of the Mouths of Babes: Tracing Child Soldiers' Notions of 'Justice', c.1940-2012, in Karekwaivanane G, Johnson J (eds) Pursuing Justice in Africa, Palgrave Macmillan, 2017

To be taken as a wife is a form of death: The Social, Military, and Humanitarian Dynamics of Forced marriage and Girl Soldiers in African Conflicts, c.1990-2010, in lawrence BN, roberts RL, bunting A (eds) Forced Marriage in Contemporary and Historical Perspective, Athens, Oh.: Ohio University Press, 2016, 290-310

'Insufficiently Cruel' or 'Simply Inefficient'?: Discipline, punishment and reform in the Gold Coast prison system, c. 1850-1957, in Miller V, Campbell J (eds) Transnational Penal Cultures: New Perspectives on Discipline, Punishment and Desistance, London: Routledge, 2015, 19-35

'R. v. Mrs Utam Singh: Race, Gender and Deviance in a Kenyan Murder Case, 1949-51', in manktelow E, jackson W (eds) Subverting Empire: Deviance and Disorder in the British Colonial World, London: Palgrave Macmillan, 2015, 226-244

'…A Weapon of Immense Value: Convict Labour in British Colonial Africa, c.1850-1950s', in De Vito C, Liechtenstein A (eds) Global Histories of Convict Labour, Leiden: Brill, 2015, 249-272

Dismembering and Remembering the Body: Execution and Post-Execution Display in Africa, c.1870-2000, in ward R (eds) A Global History of Execution and the Criminal Corpse, London: Palgrave Macmillan, 2015, 220-248

Benjamin Knowles v. R.: judging murder, race and respectability from colonial Ghana to the Judicial Commitee of the Privy Council, 1928-30, in dorsett S, mclaren J (eds) Legal Histories of the British Empire: Laws, Engagements and Legacies, London: Routledge, 2014, 77-91

Africa 1957-89; The Horn of Africa Since 1989; The Democratic Republic of Congo: Conflict and Crisis; African Democratization since 1989., in The Times Complete History of the World, London: Times Books, 2010, 318-325

Fatal Families: Narratives of Spousal Killing and Domestic Violence in Murder Trials in Kenya and Nyasaland, c.1930-56, in Burrill ES, Roberts R, Thornberry E (eds) Domestic Violence and the Law in Africa, Ohio University Press, 2010, 159-178

Identifying with War: (Auto-)Biographies of Child Soldiers in Contemporary African Conflict', in thomas M, barrios A (eds) The Civilianization of Conflict, New York: Oxford University Press


White Chiefs, Black Lords: Shepstone and the Colonial State in Natal, South Africa, 1845-1878 by Thomas V. McClendon, History

Young Mandela by David James Smith, History

Bulawayo Burning: The Social History of A Southern African City, 1893-1960. By Terence Ranger, History


'Subject to Death: Capital Punishment, Intra-African Murder and the Colonial State in British Africa , c.1900-40, Votare con i piedi: amminstrazione coloniale, borderlands e mobilita delgi individui nell'Africa coloniale italiana, Universita degle Studi di Macerata, 14th - 15th Oct 2010

'From Pickpockets to Pilot Boys: Juvenile Delinquency on the Gold Coast, 1920-57', African Studies Association United Kingdom Conference, University of Oxford, St Anthony's College, 16th - 19th Sep 2010

Murder and the Social Body: The Rule of Law, Judicial Violence and Colonial Control on the Gold Coast, c.1858-1947, Empire: Legality, Locality, Authority, University of Plymouth

Punishment on a Shoe-string: State Responses to Crime and Disorder in Nyasaland, c.1915-67, Histories of State Punishment in Southern Africa, Oxford, 17th - 18th Apr 2010. tbc - JSAS, 2010

'Mad' v. 'Bad': Constructions of Insanity in Nyasaland Murder Trials, c.1910-47, African Studies Association Conference, New Orleans, USA, 19th - 22nd Nov 2009

'The Extreme Penalty of the Law': Capital Punishment as an Aspect of State Power in Colonial Nyasaland, c.1900-47, AEGIS - European Conference on African Studies, Leipzig, 4th - 7th Jun 2009. JEAS Special Edition on New Legal HIstories of Eastern Africa, 2009


with Curless G, Alanamu T, Roscoe K, Editors' introduction: Networks in imperial history, Journal of World History, vol. 26, no. 4, 2015, 705-732