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The Renewal of Transnational Proxy Wars: The Escalating Geopolitical Crisis in the Red Sea and Beyond

January 18, 2024

Abdulkadir Osman Farah With Abdi Aadam (Consultant based in Nairobi)   Abstract Major global powers, like the United States, often harbor worries about the [...]

Celebrating Transnational Reading and Writing

September 13, 2023

By Dr. Abdulkadir Osman Farah, PhD Last weekend, September 1st, 2023, the Somali-Scandinavian transnational publisher “Laashin-Halabuur” [...]

Qaran Ku Nool (Living with Statehood)

August 24, 2023

By Abdulkadir Osman Farah Recently, some members of the struggling marginalized Somali communities staged a public demonstration protesting social and [...]

Reflections on Unequal Transnational Mobility Privileges

May 25, 2023

Dr Abdulkadir Osman Farah, PhD Abstract In most affluent societies, and particularly those in the North, transnational privileges and human mobility remain [...]

Ali Jimale Ahmed on Transformation and the Sociopolitical  

January 19, 2023

Dr Abdulkadir Osman Farah, PhD “My people: there is such a thing as society! To the one who says you have no choice, reply, ‘You have no clue!’ [...]

Transnational Communities with Situated Diversification and Balancing

May 26, 2022

Dr 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— the [...]

From a national “performative hierarchization” towards a transnational “transformative hierarchization”

February 24, 2022

   By Abdulkadir Osman Farah, PhD “I would like to emphasise again that Ukraine is not just a neighbouring country for us. It is an inalienable part of our [...]

Desperate Quest for Transnational Sanctuaries with Hopefulness

November 25, 2021

By Abdulkadir Osman Farah, PhD    [Malak, a 26 years old pregnant Iraqi refugee, was according to reports willing to go “through chest-deep water, hiding [...]

Saviours with Survivors: Situated Afghan Transnational Solidarities

September 23, 2021

By Abdulkadir Osman Farah, PhD In pursuing hierarchical and geopolitical national solidarities, top-down unilateral processes (e.g. the recent US and NATO [...]

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 [...]