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On teaching, and not teaching, in Bamako

I didn’t teach class yesterday. Normally I give a two-hour lecture on Friday afternoons, the sole weekly meeting of my “Anthropology and Development” course at Bamako’s Universit√© des Lettres et des Sciences Humaines (ULSH). Then again, there’s been absolutely nothing … Continue reading

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Briefs for Wednesday, May 9: Afghanistan-on-the-Niger?

We are hearing more and more worrisome news from the north. Reports from both RFI and the Algerian press indicate that jihadis from Pakistan have been arriving in Timbuktu and Kidal to join forces with Al Qaeda in the Islamic … Continue reading

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