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About Saladdin Ahmed

Saladdin Ahmed is an assistant professor of Philosophy at Mardin Artuklu University in Turkey. His research interests include philosophy of space, Critical Theory, neofascism, and social movements. Follow him on twitter @SaladdinAhme.

Articles by Saladdin Ahmed

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Constitutional conventions: best practice

Being a Kurdish-Turkish mistake

As a Kurdish child, I grew up in Kirkuk under the Baath regime thinking I was an existential mistake: but I liked being a mistake. I still like being a mistake.

Islamic State: more popular than you think

The powerful rise of religious fascism, though exacerbated by economic and political crises, is rooted in the ethnic and religious intolerance that has thrived in the region for decades.

Struggling against fascism: an open letter

Considering the horrors wrought by the Islamic State, a professor writes to his former students at the University of Duhok to remind them that the starting point of the struggle for emancipation is within ourselves. 

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