|Event Name||Living by the Gun in Chad: Combatants, Impunity and State Formation|
|Start Date||20th Sep 2017 4:00pm|
|End Date||20th Sep 2017 5:30pm|
|Duration||1 hour and 30 minutes|
How do people live in a country that has experienced rebellions and state-organized repressions for decades, marked by routine forms of violence and impunity? Drawing on over ten years of fieldwork conducted in Chad, Marielle Debos explains how living by the gun has become both an acceptable form of political expression and an everyday occupation.
Contrary to the popular association of violence and chaos, Debos shows that these fighters continue
“A one-of-a-kind book, a fascinating political ethnography of the men who make their living in the
“Based on a decade of research in and around Chad, this brilliant book brings together an exemplary