La Formoisie

Critical Social Theory in the Middle East

August 26, 2017

The study of colonialism and its aftermath – what academia calls "Postcolonial Theory" (PCT)--–is in the eyes of most scholars a specific domain: inquiry on the lands and peoples who were at one time either the objects of colonialism or the products of that experience....

August 21, 2017

La Formoisie is seeking scholars of Middle East origin to write on subjects such as domestic power relations (e.g., hegemony) and identity politics.

For instance, from an observational standpoint, what is it that keeps Jordanians "loyal" to the Jordanian regime (beyond...

August 11, 2017

Introducing the Barghouti blog, where our blogger, Mariam Barghouti, will write on topics related to Palestinian social movements and identity politics. 

Coming soon!

August 10, 2017

For decades Western policymakers and scholars of international politics have tried to articulate a specific set of standards to guide the practice of military intervention. Following World War II, the international community developed a theory that powerful states coul...

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