Webinar- Tuareg Women: Intersectional Biases Between Orientalism, Masculinism and Traditional Cosmogony

On Friday, November 18 at 12:00pm (AZ/MST), Professor Adib Bencherif will give the second virtual presentation in the 2022-2023 CMS Lecture Series.

In “Tuareg Women: Intersectional Biases Between Orientalism, Masculinism and Traditional Cosmogony,” Professor Bencherif will present their current research. Professor Bencherif’s research explores the relations between nomadic communities and state authorities in the Sahel and North Africa with a focus on the narratives of Tuareg political elites.  He also analyzes internal political dynamics among Tuareg communities.

Register at https://links.asu.edu/TuaregWomenLecture. Follow us on Twitter (@ASU_CMS) for more information, and visit the CMS YouTube page to watch the video from our last lecture.


 Adib Bencherif is an Assistant Professor in political science at the University of Sherbrooke. He served as a Postdoctoral Fellow with the Sahel Research Group (SRG) at the University of Florida (2019- 2021). He completed his PhD in Political Science at the University of Ottawa in 2019. Adib has published several peer-reviewed articles and chapters in edited volumes in French and in English, notably in the Canadian Journal of African Studies, Cahiers d’études africaines and Politique africaine. Advocating for applied social sciences, he teaches courses on political risk analysis, Middle East and Africa. He is also a consultant in conflict analysis and conflict resolution, using narrative approaches. He co-edited (with Frédéric Mérand) a book on political risk analysis, L’analyse du risque politique (Presses de l’Université de Montréal, 2021).