I am a fervent student of history, and often explore history and its continuing impact on the world today on this site. It is an inescapable obsession for me; more than a hobby, it is a devotion.
Generally, I am interested in nineteenth and twentieth century world history with special attention to western and central Asia, cultural history, and the impacts of globalization on smaller communities. Though I am by no means a specialist, I am particularly interested in how the Cold War played out in the Islamic World, Africa, Central Asia, and Latin America, and in how communities deal with collective historical traumas. However, there is no part of history that does not fascinate me.