Mahir Saul

 Mahir Saul

Contact Information

Department of Anthropology
607 S Mathews Ave.
M/C 148
Urbana, IL 61801
Professor
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Selected Publications

Encyclopedia Entries

Claude Meillassoux Theory in Social and Cultural Anthropology: An Encyclopedia Vol. 2, pp. 546-548th ed. Sage 2013.
Idrissa Ouédraogo Dictionary of African Biography Oxford University Press 2013.
Paul Bohannan Theory in Social and Cultural Anthropology: An Encyclopedia Vol. 1, pp. 86-89th ed. Sage 2013.
Gaston Kaboré Dictionary of African Biography, ed. by Henry Louis Gates and Emmanuel K. Akyeampong Oxford University Press 2012.

Edited Books

Saul, Mahir Judeo-Spanish in the Time of Clamoring Nationalisms Istanbul Libra Books 2013.
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Viewing African Cinema in the Twenty-first Century: Art Films and the Nollywood Video Revolution Athens Ohio University Press 2010.

Book Contributions

Saul, Mahir What’s In a Name? Ladino, Espanyol, Djudyo, Judeoespañol, Sefardi Judeo-Spanish in the Time of Clamoring Nationalisms edited by Mahir Saul. What’s In a Name? Ladino, Espanyol, Djudyo, Judeoespañol, Sefardi Edited by Mahir Saul, Istanbul Libra Books 2013, p. 179-253.
Les foyers Zara de Sia et de Tunuma à la fin du dix‐neuvième siècle La ville de Bobo-Dioulasso au Burkina Faso: Urbanité et appartenances en Afrique de l’ouest edited by Katja Werthmann. Les foyers Zara de Sia et de Tunuma à la fin du dix‐neuvième siècle Edited by Katja Werthmann, Paris Karthala 2013, p. 43-67.
Africa South of the Sahara A Handbook of Economic Anthropology, Second Edition Africa South of the Sahara London Edward Elgar 2012, p. 512-528.
Le roi et la multiplication des pouvoirs La terre et le pouvoir. À la mémoire de Michel Izard edited by Dominique Casajus, edited by Fabio Viti. Le roi et la multiplication des pouvoirs Edited by Dominique Casajus, Edited by Fabio Viti, Paris Editions Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique 2012, p. 163-179.
Les mages magnats de lʼaprès-ajustement structurel Révoltes et oppositions dans un régime semi-autoritaire. Le cas du Burkina Faso edited by Mathieu Hilgers, edited by Jacinthe Mazzocchetti. Les mages magnats de lʼaprès-ajustement structurel Edited by Mathieu Hilgers, Edited by Jacinthe Mazzocchetti, Paris Karthala 2010, p. 107-116.
Art, Commerce and Politics in Francophone African Cinema Viewing African Cinema in the Twenty-first Century: Art Films and the Nollywood Video Revolution edited by M. Saul, edited by R. Austen. Art, Commerce and Politics in Francophone African Cinema Edited by M. Saul, Edited by R. Austen, Athens, OH Ohio University Press 2010, p. 133-159. Academia.
Koranic Schools and Child Labor in West Africa The World of Child Labor: An Historical and Regional Survey Koranic Schools and Child Labor in West Africa 2009.
History as Cultural Redemption in Gaston Kaboré’s Precolonial-era Films Black and White in Colour: African History on Screen edited by Vivan Bickford-Smith. History as Cultural Redemption in Gaston Kaboré’s Precolonial-era Films Edited by Vivan Bickford-Smith, Cape Town Double Storey Books 2006, p. 11-27, 324-326.
Saul, Mahir Geçmişten Bugüne Siyah Afrika’dan Türkiye’ye Göçler: Kölelikten Küresel Girişimciliğe [Past and Present Sub-Saharan African Migrations to Turkey: From Slavery to Global Entrepreneurship] Türkiye'nin Göç Tarihi: 14. Yüzyıldan 21. Yüzyıla Türkiye'ye Göçler [Migration History of Turkey: 14th to 21st Centuries] edited by Ayhan Kaya. Geçmişten Bugüne Siyah Afrika’dan Türkiye’ye Göçler: Kölelikten Küresel Girişimciliğe [Past and Present Sub-Saharan African Migrations to Turkey: From Slavery to Global Entrepreneurship] Edited by Ayhan Kaya, Istanbul Bilgi University Press 2015, p. 75-117.

Journal Articles

Sahra Altı Afrika Ülkelerinden Türkiye’ye İş Göçü (Work Migration from Sub-Saharan Africa to Turkey) SBF Dergisi 68 1 2013, p. 83-121.
Hualde, José Ignacio, and Mahir Saul Istanbul Judeo-Spanish Journal of the International Phonetic Association 41 1 2011, p. 89-110.
Méthodes en histoire orale. Genèse de l’autorité politique moogo L'Homme 182 2007, p. 215-232.
Islam and West African Anthropology Africa Today 53 1 2006, p. 2-33.
Le fanga comme savoir et destinée: Signification sociale de la réussite personnelle au Soudan occidental L'Homme 179 2006, p. 63-90.
Money in colonial transition: Cowries and francs in West Africa American Anthropologist 106 1 2004, p. 71-84. Academia.
The War Houses of the Watara in West Africa International Journal of African Historical Studies 31 3 1998, p. 537-570. Academia.
Saul, Mahir A Different Kargo: Sub-Saharan Migrants in Istanbul and African Commerce Urban Anthropology 43 1,2,3 2014, p. 143-214. Academia.
Saul, Mahir, and Michaela Pelican Global African Entrepereneurs: A New Research Perspective on Contemporary African Migration Urban anthropology (UAS) 43 1,2,3 2014, p. 1-16.

Books

West African Challenge to Empire: Culture and History in the Volta-Bani Anticolonial War Athens Ohio University Press 2001.

Special Issues of a Journal

Global African entrepreneurs Urban Anthropology (UAS) 43 1,2,3 2014, p. 1-309.