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Khalid Medani, "Black Markets and Militants: Informal Networks in the Middle East and Africa"

Wednesday, October 19, 2022 at 4:45pm to 6:15pm

Goldwin Smith Hall, Kaufmann Auditorium G64
232 East Ave, Central Campus


Khalid Medani  is associate professor of political science and Islamic Studies and Chair of the African Studies Program at McGill University. He received a B.A. from Brown University, an M.A. from Georgetown University, and an M.A. and Ph.D. in Political Science from the University of California, Berkeley.  His most recent book, Black Markets and Militants:  Informal Networks in the Middle East and Africa (Cambridge UP, 2021) examines the relationship among economic globalization, informal financial, housing and labour markets, and the emergence and evolution of Islamist and ethnic politics in Sudan, Egypt and Somalia.

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Near Eastern Studies, Anthropology, Government, Development Sociology, Africana Studies and Research Center, Comparative Muslim Societies Program, Institute for Comparative Modernities (ICM), Institute of Politics and Global Affairs, Polson Institute for Global Development

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