Author Archives: Maandeeq



Maandeeq

WWR Summer 2015
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WWR Summer 2015

Here’s what a few members of the Maandeeq Collective are reading this summer: Ayan Current book: Go Tell It on the Mountain by James Baldwin Genre: Fiction Why I’m reading it: I’ve never engaged with Baldwin’s work and decided to give his first major novel a shot. Thoughts so far: Baldwin’s deft writing skills are gripping; you will not feel time elapse as you whip...

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02 Aug 2015
It Takes Two to Tango: The Security State and the Terrorist
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It Takes Two to Tango: The Security State and the Terrorist

Dispatches #2 Nairobi For the relatively well to do and internationally mobile Somalis, a flight out of Mogadishu is a welcome reprieve looked forward to with much anticipation. I, being one of those, was eagerly looking forward to a week in Nairobi after a few months of holding my breath in Mogadishu. In a jovial mood, on the airplane I decided to enlighten myself. I...

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26 Jul 2015
Maandeeq Podcast, Episode 1
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Maandeeq Podcast, Episode 1

In our first monthly podcast, we discuss the concept of Maandeeq and what we mean by the “Somalidemic”; the latest in #CadaanStudies; who hurt Nuruddin Farah; election related drama in Somalia and Somaliland; Somali independence 55 years on, and much more.  

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14 Jul 2015
#AskMaandeeq
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#AskMaandeeq

We’re getting ready to record our first MAANDEEQ podcast later this week. You can tweet your questions or comments to us for our #AskMaandeeq segment, comment here or on Facebook, email or through AskFm. Don’t forget to keep sending us recent #CadaanStudies material – books, magazines, articles, lectures, television/film, art, advertisements – for our monthly #CadaanStudies roundup.

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07 Jul 2015
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