Staff Profile

/Mr Torque Mude

Mr Torque Mude

Lecturer


 

Qualifications

  • MA International Affairs Degree (2010-2011)-Midlands State University
  • BA (Hons) (2006-2009)- Midlands State University
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Teaching in Education, Midlands State University,2014
  • Certificate in Research Methodology and Writing for Publication -United Nations University for Peace (March 2015)
  • Project Management Certificate, 2012, Zimbabwe Institute of Management.
  • Certificate of Participation in Toyin Falola Annual Conference, 3-5 July 2014, University of Free State, South Africa.
  • Certificate of Participation in Global Economic Governance Workshop, 4- 15 August 2014, University of Pretoria/South African Institute of International Affairs.
  • PhD fellow : Doctor of Literature and Philosophy in International Politics; University of South Africa (2012-2017)Thesis Title: International law in domestic affairs to secure the welfare of individuals: The cases of the Campbell and Von Abo cases, 2007-2014

 

Research Interests

-International Politics

-International Law

-Peace and Security

Publications

  • Mude, T. 2015. Implications of structural violence in political parties in Zimbabwe on peace and security in Southern Africa, United Nations University for Peace Africa Policy Series, 4th Series, Vol 2(2) September 2015
  • Chipanga, C and Mude, T. 2015. An analysis of the effectiveness of sanctions as a law enforcement tool in international law: A case study of Zimbabwe from 2001-2013, Open Journal of Political Science, Vol 1(1), January 2015.
  • Mude, T. 2014. Political Violence: Major socio-political consequence of urban youth unemployment in Zimbabwe, Review of History and Political Science, Vol 2(1), April 2014.
  • Mude, T. 2013. International Law in Domestic Politics: The case of Zimbabwe and the SADC Tribunal, Journal of Power, Politics and Governance, Vol 2 (2), April 2014.
  • Mude, T. 2014. The History of International Human Rights Law in Zimbabwe, Journal of Social Welfare and Human Rights, Vol 2(1), April 2014.
  • Mude, T. 2012. An analysis of Zimbabwe’s performance in upholding International Human Rights Law in the 21st century, 12267-PJSS, Pakistan Journal of Social Sciences.
  • Mude, T. 2012. Politics and International Law: Analyzing Zimbabwe’s Rejection of the SADC Tribunal’s dicta, Pakistan Journal of Social Sciences, Agricultural Journal, Vol 9(3), p152-155, May 2014.
  • Mude, T. 2012. Legal or Legitimate: Reflections on Politics Surrounding the Land Reform Programme in Zimbabwe, Medwell Journal, Vol 9(3), p148-151, May 2014.
  • Mude, T. 2013. Equality, liberty and fraternity in Southern African Politics, Scholarly Journals, Vol 3(4), May 2013, pp106-109
  • Mude, T and Mudzamiri, J. 2013. Abortion in International Law, IOSR; Journal of Humanities and Social Sciences
  • Mude, T and Chigora, P. 2013. Promoting Good Governance in Crisis Ridden Country: The Zimbabwean Dilemma in the 21st Century, Journal of Administrative Sciences and Policy Studies, Vol 1(1), pp27-33, December 2013.
  • Precious Swiza and Torque Mude, An analysis of the challenges faced by women in politics: The case of Marondera, 2008 – 2-14, Open Journal of Political Science, Vol 3 (2), Dec 2015
  • Mude, T. 2015. Book Chapter: Democracy is culture specific: A case of Zimbabwean democracy, Routledge Press: New York
  • Mude, T. 2015. Book Chapter: An analysis of the politics of the culture of marriage in contemporary Africa, Cambria Press: New York

Papers Under Consideration

  • Thauzeni P and Mude T. An analysis of the role of young women in peacebuilding in Zimbabwe: The case of Zimbabwe Young Women’s Network for Peacebuilding (ZYWNP) in Mutoko 2008-2013, Open Journal of Political Science.
  • Mude T. An analysis of the challenges of and prospects for peace support operations: The case of MINUSMA in Mali

 

Conference Presentations and Workshops

  • October 2013 5th China-Africa Symposium; Fifty Years of China-Africa Cooperation: Background, Progress and Significance-African Perspectives on China-Africa Relations and the China Development Experience, Zimbabwe, The Role of Academics in Foreign Policy Making in Zimbabwe: Lessons from China, 22-24 October 2013, Harare, Zimbabwe.
  • July 2014 4th International Toyin Falola Conference on Democracy, Development and Culture, (a) Democracy is culture specific: A case of Zimbabwean democracy, (b) An analysis of the politics of the culture of marriage in contemporary Africa, 3-5 July 2014, Durban, South Africa.
  • August 2014 Global Economic Governance Capacity Building Workshop, South African Institute of International Affairs/University of Pretoria, 4-15 August 2014, Pretoria, South Africa.
  • October 2014, 2nd Biannual International Conference on Adaptation and Creativity in Africa: SPP144, Germany Research Foundation-University of Lepzig, 1-4 October 2014, Mbour-Sally, Senegal.
  • February 2015, Service Above Self, Rotary International, International Peace, 20 February 2015, Gweru, Zimbabwe.
  • March 2015, United Nations University for Peace-International Development Research Council, Research Methodology and Writing for Publication Workshop, 9-20 March 2015, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.
  • April 2016, 2nd West Africa Peace and Security Network, An analysis of the challenges of and prospects for peace support operations: The case of MINUSMA in Mali, Kofi Annan International Peace Training Centre, 28-29 April 2016, Accra, Ghana
  1. Research Grants, Fellowship and Scholarship
  • 2015 UNISA Doctoral Bursary, University of South Africa, March-December 2016. Awarded for the completion of Doctor of Literature and Philosophy in International Politics, Total Amount Awarded R67 200
  • 2014 External Travel Research Grant, Midlands State University, 2-6 July 2014. Awarded for Travel to Attend the International Toyin Falola Conference, Total Amount Awarded USD 1, 707
  • 2013 Myth or Reality: Conception of people driven constitution in Zimbabwe, funded by Midlands State University Research Board, August 2013 to December 2013, Total Amount Awarded, USD 3, 600.
  • 2013 Nexus between urban youth unemployment and political violence in Zimbabwe, funded by Midlands State University Research Board, February 2013 to April 2006, Total Amount Awarded, USD 3, 069.
  • 2011 Staff Development Fund, Midlands State University, Zimbabwe, January – December 2011. Awarded for the Completion of Master of Arts International Affairs Degree
  • 2014 External Travel Research Grant, Midlands State University, 28-29 April 2016. Awarded for Travel to Attend the 2nd West Africa Peace and Security Network, Total Amount Awarded USD 2, 417

 

  1. University Service
  • Open Day and Career Fare Committee Member

Department of Politics and Public Management

Faculty of Social Sciences

March 2011 to December 2013

  • Research Board Departmental Representative

Department of Politics and Public Management

Faculty of Social Sciences

January 2013 to Present

  • Timetable Committee Member

Faculty of Social Sciences

February 2011 to 2015

 

 

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