The Tuhoe Incident : Stephen Chan

Stephen Chan is currently Professor of International Relations at the University of London and Dean of Law and Social Sciences at the School of Oriental and African Studies.

He is the author of The Zen of International Relations (2001), Robert Mugabe: A Life of Power and Violence (2003), Out of Evil, (2004) and Grasping Africa (2007).

He writes for international newspapers and is the author of several volumes of poetry.

Using his expertise in karate he supports community-based martial arts projects in many African cities.

Stephen Chan has been advisor to many African governments and continues to be closely involved in monitoring the political situation in Zimbabwe.

Stephen Chan left New Zealand in 1976.

This conversation with political analyst Zaeem Baksh about the Tuhoe Incident took place on one of Stephen’s rare visits back to New Zealand in November 2007.