The Jihad of Iyad Ag Ghali

  • Christopher Wise, English, Western Washington University
    Coach House, Green College, UBC

    Wednesday, January 9, 5-6:30 pm
    in the series
    Critical Nationalisms, Counterpublics
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  • Christopher Wise will speak about the conflict in Northern Mali. In 2012, the Tuareg Salafist Iyad Ag Ghali and the Ansar Dine, along with AQIM (Al Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb), MOJWA (the Movement for Oneness and Jihad in West Africa) and other jihadists took control of Northern Mali and declared the short-lived state of Azawad. This talk will focus on Iyad Ag Ghali's failed jihad, as well as his transformation from a secular Tuareg nationalist into a militant Salafist. Professor Wise will also look at reasons for the on-going conflict in Mali.

    Christopher Wise: https://chss.wwu.edu/english/english-faculty-christopher-wise
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  • Unless otherwise noted, all of our lectures are free to attend and do not require registration.

 

When
January 9th, 2019 5:00 PM   through   6:30 PM
Location
6201 Cecil Green Park Road
Coach House
Vancouver, BC V6T 1Z1
Canada
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