La Formoisie

Critical Social Theory in the Middle East

May 20, 2018

Atiaf Alwazir's old neighborhood in the old city of Sana'a, Yemen. Alwazir tells us that, "The three row homes on the left have been destroyed by a bomb."

October 30, 2017

Akram al-Hourani was a Syrian statesman from Hama. A radical for his era of politics (1945-1970), Hourani was responsible for several coups d’état in postwar Damascus. Not so much as honoring him, this post calls attention to a fascinating, multi-faceted character in S...

October 5, 2017

From Cairo, Egypt, during the 2013 revolution/coup. Egyptians wanted Western media to know the protests weren't "anti-American." (Submitted by Drew H. Kinney)

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The study of colonialism and its aftermath – what academia calls "Postcolonial Theory" (PCT)--–is in the eyes of most scholars a specific domain: inqu...

Misapprehension toward Postcolonial Theory – a reflection

August 26, 2017

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