PhD Candidate, University of Oxford
Mohamed Haji Ingiriis is pursuing a doctoral degree at the Faculty of History, University of Oxford, the UK. He is also a research associate at the African Leadership Centre, King’s College London, UK. He is furthermore a book reviews editor for both the Journal of Somali Studies and Journal of Anglo-Somali Society. He is the author of The Suicidal State in Somalia: The Rise and Fall of the Siad Barre Regime, 1969–1991, University Press of America, 2016. His most recent article on Al-Shabaab, “The Invention of Al-Shabaab: Between the Dervishes and the Historical Configurations in Somalia?”, was published in African Affairs (2018).
His research ranges widely and invokes the disciplines of anthropology, history and political science. He has written on cultural, historical, intellectual, legal, maritime, political, and social aspects of Somali society. He locates his work at the intersection of state systems and structures that shape societal changes in Somalia.
Peer-Refereed Scholarly Articles
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