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In Search of Transnational Sanctuaries

May 27, 2021

In Search of Transnational Sanctuaries      By Abdulkadir Osman Farah, PhD    The “possible abuse[s]” of colonialism “cannot annul the right of citizens of [...]

Coping with Transnational Citizenships

March 25, 2021

By Abdulkadir Osman Farah, PhD “…For Karl Marx… the process of capitalist development involved expropriation of the “means of production” from workers by [...]

Scrutinizing Transnational Actors’ Funding on Islamic Philanthropy in Europe

January 28, 2021

By Johannes Renders, PhD, CAS, Aarhus University and Prof. Lene Kühle, PhD, CAS, Aarhus University         Within the last decades, foreign funding of [...]

Praising Nation-States and Becoming Transnationally Connected

December 17, 2020

By Abdulkadir Osman Farah, PhD “We live in a world of an unprecedented opulence, of a kind that would have been hard to imagine a century or two ago— [...]

Reimagining Nations and Tribes within and across Transnationalities

November 26, 2020

By Abdulkadir Osman Farah, PhD “When tribesmen once come together, a sort of electricity is formed by their collecting which quickly transports to an [...]

The quest for Transnational Civic Mobilization

October 29, 2020

By Abdulkadir Osman Farah, PhD Introduction Civic mobilization is the outcome of complex social encounters and connections. With converging or diverging [...]

Research towards Local-Transnational Encounters and Connections (LOTEC)

September 17, 2020

By Abdulkadir Osman Farah, PhD Introduction In his book “The new transnational activism”[i] Sidney Tarrow calls for the extension of existing transnational [...]

Global pandemic, transnational communities and local public policy[i]

August 20, 2020

By Abdulkadir Osman Farah, PhD In modern societies, including democracies, substantial gap exists between the public and civic-private spheres[i]. In much [...]

The Formation of Transnational Social and Cultural Opportunities by African University Students in Turkey[i]

May 28, 2020

By Abdulkadir Osman Farah, PhD In Turkey, the number of African university students have been on the rise since 2011 especially through Turkish [...]

Beyond the restrictive socio-political autonomy and sovereignty

May 14, 2020

By Abdulkadir Osman Farah, PhD With an upcoming edited book (Roots, Routes and a New Awakening) Palgrave Macmillan, 2020 [i] Ananta Kumar Giri cautions us [...]