Bildhaan: An International Journal of Somali Studies


Editor-in-Chief: Ahmed I. Samatar, Macalester College
Assistant Editor: Betsy Salvatore, Macalester College
Associate Editors: Margaret Beegle, Minneapolis, Minnesota
  Catherine Besteman, Colby College
  Lee Cassanelli, University of Pennsylvania

See the Aims and Scope for a complete coverage of the journal.


Bildhaan is a multidisciplinary journal that stresses public intellectual engagement. Established in 2001, it is the first of its kind and encourages submissions in all fields that are relevant to Somali peoples around the world.

Current Volume: Volume 14 (2014)

Front Matter


Editor's Note
Ahmed I. Samatar



Developing a Somali Dictionary Application
Nick Thieberger and Nadia Faragaab