n Journal of Somali Studies : Research on Somalia and the Greater Horn of African Countries - Towards an academic praxis of integrity

Volume 3, Issue 1-2
  • ISSN : 2056-5674
  • E-ISSN: 2056-5682


#CadaanStudies, the academy-changing movement that began life as a Twitter hashtag, is a critique of how knowledge production about Somalis and Somalia has been dominated by white European-descended scholars who write from fundamentally neo-colonial perspectives and who often appear to be writing for each other, perpetuating problematic stereotypes about Somalis and Somalia that result, in turn, in disastrous and harmful domestic and international public policy.

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