Dr. Isa Blumi. Credit: The Turban Times

Yemen: Beyond the mainstream

On May 2nd, The Turban Times hosted a public event at the University of Copenhagen focusing on the war in Yemen – beyond the mainstream.

Our key speaker was Dr. Isa Blumi, Associate Professor in the Department of Asian, Middle Eastern, and Turkish Studies at Stockholm University and guest lecturer at the department of Cross-Cultural and Regional Studies at the University of Copenhagen.

Dr. Blumi is the author of Ottoman Refuges, 1878-1939, Foundations of Modernity, and Reinstating the Ottomans. His newest book is called Destroying Yemen: What Chaos In Arabia Tell Us About the World.


00:00 – Introductions
03:32 – Lecture by Dr. Isa Blumi
48:57 – Q&A session

Videography: Stefan Thorndahl
Moderator: Florian Elabdi, editor at The Turban Times

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