Template:TOCnestleft Samar Al-Bulushi
Imperialism & Militarism in the Sahel & East Africa
Imperialism & Militarism in the Sahel & East Africa - Thursday, April 15, 2021
Please join the DSA International Committee, DSA Muslim Caucus, Africa Is A Country, and Haymarket Books for this panel discussion on the growing imperialist interventions in the Sahel and East Africa and how to fight them.
- Samar Al-Bulushi is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Anthropology at the University of California, Irvine. Her research is broadly concerned with surveillance, militarism, and policing in the context of the so-called 'War on Terror' in East Africa. She is a contributing editor at Africa is a Country and her work has appeared in The Guardian, Al-Jazeera, Jacobin, and Pambazuka.
- Brittany Meche is the Gaius Bolin Postdoctoral Fellow in Environmental Studies at Williams College. Brittany earned her PhD in Geography from the University of California, Berkeley, and she is currently writing a book about transnational security regimes, environmental knowledge, and the afterlives of empire in the West African Sahel.
- Alex Thurston is Assistant Professor of Political Science at the University of Cincinnati. He is the author of three books, most recently Jihadists of North Africa and the Sahel: Local Politics and Rebel Groups (2020). He edits the Sahel Blog.
Facilitator: Andom Ghebreghiorgis is a former special education teacher who recently ran for Congress in NY’s 16th District. He is active with the Eritrean justice organization One Day Seyoum and is a member of Lower Hudson Valley Democratic Socialists of America and the DSA International Committee.
Left Forum 2017
- Sean Jacobs Africa is a Country/New School
- Samar Al-Bulushi Yale University
- Zachariah Mampilly Vassar College
- Yousef Khalil regular contributor to Africa is a Country
- Benjamin Fogel Africa is a Country
- Oumar Ba Africa is a Country
Left Forum 2010
Humanitarian Imperialism and Obama's Wars in Africa:
- Samar Al-Bulushi, (Chair) - Brecht Forum
- Keith Harmon Snow - War correspondent; photographer; independent investigator
- Yaa-Lengi Ngemi - Congo Coalition