The Somali Modern Nation-State's Rise, Failure, and Reconstruction


WHEN October 17, 2011
5 AM - 12:30 PM WHERE NYUAD Downtown Campus, Abu Dhabi WHO By Invitation Interested scholars please contact

Somalia is an example of a complete collapse of a nation state. Many scholars have argued that Somalia embodies one of postcolonial Africa’s worst mismatches between modern state structures and indigenous customs and institutions. This conference brings together scholars to discuss the rise and fall of Somalia, as well as options for the state’s reconstruction.

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