Somalia, islam, islamic, war, Somaliland, clan, warlord

Traditional leaders and institutions in the building of the Muslim republic of Somaliland

Marleen Renders, Ghent University, Belgium

The prominence of 'traditional' leaders and institutions in Somaliland's 'success story' of political (re)construction is the object of interest in the PhD dissertation by Marleen Renders, titled "Traditional leaders and institutions in the building of the Muslim republic of Somaliland".

Based on this PhD, this site will collect information on Somaliland and state reconstruction.

The complete text of the dissertation will be published in hardcopy .

Contact:

    Marleen Renders

    tel: + 32 (0)486 98 98 25


    Monument in the streets of Hargeysa, Somaliland (2003)

© Marleen Renders 2006