Center for Global & International Studies, College of Liberal Arts & Sciences

Majid Hannoum

College of Liberal Arts and Sciences - Anthropology
Associate Professor
Primary office:
785-864-2650
Fraser Hall
Room 636
University of Kansas
1415 Jayhawk Boulevard
Lawrence, KS 66045-7590


Majid Hannoum is an Associate Professor in the Department of Anthropology. His teaching and research focuses on Anthropology and history, social theory, cultural identity, political modernity, historiography and memory, religion and politics, violence and the state, immigration and globalization. His regional expertise is with the Middle East, North Africa and France.

Research Interests

  • Anthropology and history
  • Cultural identity
  • Political modernity
  • Nationalism
  • Narrative and memory
  • Comparative historiography
  • Violence and the state
  • Islam and politics
  • Cities and citizenship
  • Colonialism and postcoloniality
  • Semiotics and discourse analysis
  • Social theory
  • Theories of translation
  • Globalization
  • African migration to Europe
  • North Africa
  • Middle East
  • France

Selected Publications


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