The role of civic mobilization in Somaliland (1980 - present)

Led by Ebba Tellander
Jul 2017 - Jul 2020
PhD project. 

The aim of this research project is to conduct a bottom up investigation of collective mobilization at transformative moments in Somaliland’s recent history (1980 – present). It attempts to apply a holistic analysis of societal change that incorporates the deeper historical processes and its actors. These topics are seriously understudied in the Somali region​. 

Main research question: What role does collective mobilization play in bringing about change in defining moments of Somaliland’s recent history?

Supervisors: Cindy Horst and Kees Biekart

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