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Tsai Auditorium, CGIS South

February 2020

Book Talk: “The Universal Enemy: Jihad, Empire, And The Challenge Of Solidarity”

February 26, 2020 @ 04:30 - 06:00

Darryl Li, Assistant Professor of Anthropology and Social Sciences in the College, and Lecturer in Law, University of Chicago Li is the author of The Universal Enemy: Jihad, Empire, and the Challenge of Solidarity (Stanford University Press, December 2019), which develops an ethnographic approach to the comparative study of universalism using the example of transnational “jihadists” — specifically, Arabs and other foreigners who fought in the 1992-1995 war in Bosnia Herzegovina. Drawing on ethnographic and archival research conducted in Bosnia and…

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