Ali Ahmida spends week presenting at University of Arkansas

April 02, 2014

Ali Ahmida, Ph.D., chair and professor in the Department of Political Science was invited by the University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, to spend the week of March 17th teaching undergraduate classes, presenting to graduate students, and giving talks to faculty and students.  He was also interviewed by public radio.

In addition to teaching three undergraduate classes during his visit, Ahmida gave a seminar to graduate students in history, anthropology, and political science about method, critical theory and the use of archives and oral history.  He gave four talks on his new bookGenocide, colonialism and the Canons to a cross-disciplinary audience of faculty and students.

During his visit, Ahmida was interviewed by public radio on modern Libya under the dictatorship and the revolution.

University of Arkansas, Fayetteveille faculty assigned to their students several articles written by Ahmida on European fascism and genocide.