political processes, childhood and youth, international development and conflict, (Swahili) diaspora and belonging, protection and punishment, Islamic education, infrastructure and memory, linguistic anthropology, visual research methods
Oman Research Network (RMU)
Fay, F. (2022) Ordinary Childhoods and Everyday Islamic Practices of Protection and Care in Zanzibar. Journal of the British Academy, 10(s2), 175-197.
“Disciplined empathy as an important tool in highly political times”
Rearing Like the State: Belonging, Child Rearing and Greeting in Zanzibar. In: Across the Waves: Strategies of Belonging in Indian Ocean Island Societies. Ed. by Iain Walker and Marie-Aude Fouéré. Leiden/Boston: Brill (2022).
Arabian Humanities Vol 15, 2022
Ufeminia: Translating Feminist Politics in Tanzania
(in English and Swahili, 29.10.2021)
(in English): Children’s Refusal and Child Protection
“Disputing Discipline – Child Protection, Punishment and Piety in Zanzibar Schools”
(Rutgers University Press, 2021)
“Young Swahili-speakers in Oman and the ‘Zanzibar Diaspora’” (in English, 26.01.2021)
“Waswahili (Vijana) wa Oman na Dhana ya ‘Zanzibar Diaspora’” (in Swahili, Baraza la Kiswahili la Berlin, 26.11.2020)
Interview about child protection and corporal punishment in Zanzibar (in Swahili)
“Ulinzi wa mtoto na upigaji bakora” (pt. 1)
“Ulinzi wa mtoto na upigaji bakora” (pt. 2)
Looking at and Seeing Beyond Young People’s Photographs of ‘Child Protection’ in Zanzibar. MAT – Medicine Anthropology Theory Vol 6(4): 80-100 (2019).
Decolonizing the Child Protection Apparatus: Revisiting Child Rights Governance in Zanzibar. Childhood 26(3): 321-336 (2019).
The Impact of the School Space on Research Methodology, Child Participation and Safety: Views from Children in Zanzibar. Children’s Geographies, 16:4, pp. 405-417 (2018).