Hidden Histories #5 – Somali storytelling: our people, home and landscape

March 10, 2022

Since 1991 Somalia has suffered a civil war that has played out a brutal history. Words that come to mind are humanitarian crisis, Islamist militants, piracy and terrorism. Removing this perception, we culturally understand Somali people as oral storytellers for centuries with a rich history reflected through a love for poetry and short stories.  SOAS Decolonising Working Group (DWG) Hidden Histories A seminar series curated by the Library Decolonisation Operational Group,

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