Brahim Rouabah

is a PhD student in Political Science at the City University of New York. His research focuses on Non-Western Political Theory with reference to Africa and West Asia.

Mouna Karray, Avant La Chute (I), 2017

Decolonizing Tunisia’s Border Violence: Moving Beyond Imperial Structures and Imaginaries

What if rather than starting from Tunisia’s “border problem,” analysis instead started from problematizing the very concern with “border violence” itself? How can a longue durée approach to Tunisia’s borders help us understand not only the nature but also the kinds of work Tunisia’s borders do in terms of producing certain political and socio-economic realities?