Books

Book Chapters:
(forthcoming) Lwanda, J. 2017. ‘Music of Malawi: various’. In Heidi Feldman et al (eds). Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of the Popular Music of the World, Africa. London: Bloomsbury

Lwanda, J. 2015 ‘Poverty, prophets and politics: ‘Marxist’ discourses in Malawi music, 1994 – 2012’. In Abiodun Salawu and Monica Chibita (eds). A Book of Readings: Indigenous language media, language politics and democracy in Africa. Basingstoke: Macmillan Palgrave.

Lwanda, J. 2012. ‘Memory and Music: memorializing the Malawi Martyrs’ In KM Phiri, J McCracken and WO Mulwafu (eds) Malawi in Crisis: the 1959/60 Nyasaland State of Emergency and its Legacy. Zomba: Kachere, Chapter 17.

Lwanda, J. 2011. ‘Edzi ndi dolo: singing aids in Malawi 1980 – 2008’ In Gregory Barz and Judah M. Cohen, (eds) The Culture of AIDS in Africa: Hope and Healing Through Music and the Arts New York: Oxford University Press, chapter 31.

Lwanda, J. 2011. ‘Music and Social Protest in Malawi’ In D. H. Downey (ed) Encyclopedia of Social Movement media London: Sage Publications, pages 347 – 351.

Lwanda, J. 2005: ‘The informal and traditional: education for brain drain in Malawi’, in M. Beveridge, K. King, R. Palmer and R. Wedgewood (eds) Reintegrating Education, skills and work in Africa: towards informal or knowledge economics? Towards autonomy or dependency in development? Edinburgh University: Centre of African Studies, pages 45 – 64.

Lwanda, J. 2004: Changes in the Malawi Political landscape between 1994 and 2004’: Nkhope ya Agalatia in ‘The power of the vote: Malawi’s 2004 parliamentary and presidential Elections, Zomba: Kachere, pages 49 -86.

Lwanda, J. 2004. ‘Historical ruptures and continuities in the HIV/Aids story’. In Kalipeni, E.; Craddock, S.; Oppong, J. and Ghosh, J. eds. HIV/AIDS in Africa: Beyond Epidemiology. Oxford: Blackwell Publishers, pages 29 – 42.

Lwanda, J. 2002: Tikutha: the political culture of the HIV/AIDS epidemic in Malawi. In Englund, H. (Ed) A democracy of chameleons: politics and culture in the new Malawi. Uppsala: Nordic Africa Institute. Pages 151 – 165.

Lwanda, J. 1999: The traditional in the popular: lyrical ambiguities in Malawi’s socio-medical discourse, 1961- 1999. In McCracken, J; Lovering, TJ; and Chalamanda, F. J. (eds) 2001. Twentieth Century Malawi: Perspectives on history and culture, Occasional Paper Number 7, Centre for Commonwealth Studies, Stirling University.

Lwanda, J. 1999: ‘Malawi’ in World Music: the Rough Guide, London: Penguin, pages 533 – 538.

Lwanda, J. 1994: ‘Malawi’ in World Music: the Rough Guide, London: Penguin

Academic Books:

Lwanda, J 2009. Kamuzu Banda of Malawi: a study in Promise, Power and Legacy. Zomba: Kachere.

Lwanda, J. 2008. Music, Culture and Orature: Reading the Malawi public sphere, 1949 – 2006. Zomba: Kachere.

Lwanda, J. 2008. Colour, class and culture: A preliminary communication into the creation of doctors in Malawi. Glasgow: Dudu Nsomba.

Lwanda, J. 2005. Politics, Culture and Medicine in Malawi: Historical continuities and ruptures with special reference to HIV/AIDS. Zomba: Kachere.

Papers:
Lwanda, J. 2014. ‘Chattering classes: radio, rhythm and resistance in ‘multi-party’ Malawi, 1994 – 2012’. Society of Malawi Journal, 67 (2): 19 – 33 (First presented at ASAUK 2012 Conference, Leeds University on 7th September 2012).

Lwanda, J. 2014. ‘Diaspora, Domicile & Debate: a preliminary Artistic & Cultural Research for a Malawi identity from Pre-colonial times to 2014. Society of Malawi Journal, 67, (1): 16 – 45.

Lizi, E., Lwanda, J. and Matiti, H. 2013. ‘Modern medical myth: “More doctors in Manchester than in Malawi”: A preliminary communication’ Malawi Medical Journal, Mar; 25 (1): 20-1.

Lwanda, J. and Kanjo, C. 2013. ‘Computers, culture and music: the history of the recording industry in Malawi ’, Society of Malawi Journal, 66 (1): 23 – 42. (Originally presented at the at the International Association for the Study of Popular Music (IASPM) Conference held at the Institute of Popular Music (IASPM) at the University of Liverpool, 13-17 July 2009SPM, Liverpool University).

Chanika, E., Lwanda, J. and Muula, A. 2013. ‘Gender, Gays and Gain: the sexualised politics of donor aid in Malawi’. Africa Spectrum, 48, (1): 89 – 105). (First presented at ASAUK 2012 Conference, Leeds University, on 7th September, 2012).

Lwanda, J. 2010 ‘The Public Health Relevance of Contagious Rhythm: Infectious Diseases of 20th Century Musicians: a commentary’, Clinical Medicine & Research, July 1, 8 (2): 82-83

Lwanda, J. 2009. ‘Music advocacy, the media and the Malawi political public sphere, 1958 – 2007’, Journal of African Media Studies, 1 (1):135-154.

Lwanda, J. 2008. ‘The history of popular music in Malawi 1891 – 2007: a preliminary communication’. Society of Malawi Journal, 2008, 61 (1): 26 – 40.

Lwanda, J 2008. ‘Poets, culture and orature: A reappraisal of the Malawi political public sphere, 1953-2006’, Journal of Contemporary African Studies, 26 (1): 71 – 101.

Kanjo, C and Lwanda, J. 2008. ‘Chicken and Egg: e-democracy as a driver for e-governance in Malawi ?’ Alexander Prosser and Peter Paryceck (eds) EDem 2008. E-Democracy conference proceedings 29 – 30 September 2008. Danube University and Austrian Computer Society, pages 27 – 39.

Lwanda, J. 2007. ‘Scotland, Malawi and Medicine: Livingstone’s Legacy, I Presume? An Historical Perspective’ Scottish Medical Journal 2007, 52 (3), 36 – 44.

Lwanda, J. 2006. ‘Kwacha: The Violence of Money in Malawi’s Politics, 1954–2004’, Journal of Southern African Studies, 32, (3): 525-544.

Lwanda, J. 2004. ‘Culture, Orality, Music and the disease HIV/AIDS: interrogating the oral public sphere in Malawi’, Africa Quarterly Indian Journal of African Affairs, 44 (2): 1 – 43.

Lwanda, J. 2004. ‘The [in]visibility of HIV/AIDS in the Malawi public sphere’. Poster presentation in absentia, XV International AIDS conference, Bangkok (Thailand), July 11 – 16, 2004, International Proceedings, Bologna: Medimond ISBN 88-7587-066-7.

Lwanda, J. 2003. ‘Mother’s Songs: Male Appropriation of Women’s Music in Malawi and Southern Africa ’. Journal of African Cultural Studies 16 (2) (2003): 119–41.

Lwanda, J. 2003. The [in]visibility of HIV/AIDS in the Malawi public sphere, African Journal of AIDS Research, 2 (2): 113–126.

Clendennen, G and Lwanda J. 2003. ‘David Livingstone and Africa’s first cases of Sickle Cell Anaemia’ in The Journal of the Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh (History supplement), Volume 33, 2003 Supplement number 12.

Lwanda, J. 2002: The brain drain: the medical case of Malawi. (2002) Zeleza, PT and Vesey, CR (eds) African Issues, XXX/1: 47 – 51. ISSN 0047-1607.

Lwanda, J. 2002: Paper Tigers: the rise and fall of the independent media in Malawi, 1961 – 2001, Society of Malawi Journal, 2002, 55, 1: 1 – 23.

Lwanda, J., Choudhuri, A. K. R. and Thomson, R. An outbreak of Salmonella Enteritidis in a Scottish Institution, Journal of Prison Medicine (UK), 1992.

Some seminar papers presented:

Lwanda, J. 2015. ‘John Chilembwe and modern Malawian culture’, Presented at Chilembwe re-visited seminar, Centre for Study of World Christianity, University of Edinburgh, 7 February 2015.

 

Lwanda, J. 2013. ‘Is Medical Humanities only for developed countries?’ Keynote speech given at the Annual Medical Humanities Conference, Aberdeen University, 7-10 July 2013

Chanika, Emmie; Lwanda, J and Muula, A. ‘Gender, Gays and Gain: the sexualised politics of donor aid in Malawi’. Presented at ASAUK 2012 Conference, Leeds University, on 7th September, 2012.

Lwanda, J. ‘Chattering classes: radio, rhythm and resistance in ‘multi-party’ Malawi, 1994 – 2012’. Presented at ASAUK 2012 Conference, Leeds University on 7th September 2012).

John Lwanda and Emmie Chanika, 2012. ‘Led by Satan?: The NGO-isation of the Malawi opposition 1994 – 2012’. Presented at the CAS@50 Conference, Edinburgh University, June 8th 2012.

Lwanda, J. 2009 ‘Memory and Music: Memorialising the Malawi Martyrs’, paper presented at the 50th Anniversary of the State of Emergency, Chancellor College, July 26 – 28, 2009.

Lwanda, J. 2009  ‘MCP to DPP: Democratising from Autocracy or Autocratising Democracy?’ paper presented at Democratization in Africa: Retrospective and Future Prospects Conference, 04 December 2009 – 05 December 2009, Leeds University Centre of African Studies

Lwanda, J and Kanjo, Chipo (2009) ‘Computers, culture and music: the history of the recording industry in Malawi’ Presented at the at the International Association for the Study of Popular Music (IASPM) Conference held at the Institute of Popular Music (IPM) at the University of Liverpool, 13-17 July 2009SPM, Liverpool University.

Lwanda, J. 2009 Poverty, prophets and politics: ‘Marxist’ discourses in Malawi music, 1994 – 2008. Presented at the at the International Association for the Study of Popular Music (IASPM) Conference held at the Institute of Popular Music (IPM) at the University of Liverpool, 13-17 July 2009.

Lwanda, J. 2006. ‘Poets, Culture and Orature: a reappraisal of the Malawi political public sphere, 1953 – 2006. African Studies Association Biennial Conference, September 11 -13, 2006, London University.

Lwanda, J.  Nkhope ya Agalatia: changes in the Malawi Political landscape between 1994 and 2004’, Mount Soche Hotel, July 2004.

Lwanda, J. ‘Kwacha: The violence of money in Malawi’s post-Banda elections’, History Seminar Paper presented at Chancellor College, University of Malawi, Zomba, March 9, 2004.

Lwanda, J. ‘Constructions of ufiti (witchcraft) in 21st Century Malawi: Youth, State and HIV/AIDS’, 46th African Studies Association meeting, Boston, Massachussets, October 30-November 2, 2003.

Lwanda, J. ‘The government disease: the politics, priorities and cultural perspectives of HIV/AIDS in Malawi’, Aston University, Birmingham, September 5 – 7, 2003.

Lwanda, J. ‘Orality, Music and HIV/AIDS: interrogating the Malawi popular public sphere’, The African Studies Association of Australasia and the Pacific Annual Conference 2003 ‘Africa on a global Stage: Politics, History, Economics and Culture’ Conference, Flinders University – Adelaide – South Australia, 1st to 3rd October 2003.

Lwanda, J. ‘The [in] visibility of HIV/AIDS in the public sphere’, Sex and Secrecy Conference, Witwatersrand University, South Africa, June 22 – 25, 2003.

Lwanda, J. ‘Kwacha: The violence of money in Malawi’s socio-economic discourse’, Paper presented at the 45th African Studies Association meeting, Washington, USA, December 2002.

Lwanda, J. Kwacha: the violence of money in Malawi’s socioeconomic discourse. Seminar paper presented at the conference ‘Malawi after Banda’ in honour of Prof. John McCracken’s retirement, Centre for Commonwealth Studies, Stirling University, September 4 – 5, 2002.

Lwanda, J. Mother’s songs: male appropriation of female music in Malawi and Southern Africa. Seminar paper presented at the 44th Annual Meeting of the African Studies Association, Houston, Texas, November 2001.

Lwanda, J. Politics, Culture and Medicine: an unholy trinity? Historical continuities and ruptures in the HIV/AIDS story. Seminar paper presented at Chancellor College, University of Malawi, Zomba. June 2000.

Lwanda, J. General Practice: Interrogating the ontological and epistemological boundaries. Seminar paper presented at the 2000 Royal College of General Practitioners’ Spring Conference, Crieff, Scotland, April 2000.

Lwanda, J. Hybridity and multiple identities in Malawi medicine? Seminar paper presented at the Society for the Study of the History of Medicine conference, Glasgow University, July 16 – 18, 1999, University of Glasgow.

Lwanda, J. ‘The experiences of political change and an analysis of the problems encountered during transition from a one party state’. Malawi Association, Conference, Manchester, 1998.

Lwanda, J. ‘Personal experience of the Democratic transition’. Paper presented at the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS), London, 1996.

Lwanda, J. ‘The Music of Malawi’, seminar paper presented at SOAS, London, March 1993.