Home > Middle East Centre > Events > events2014 > The People Want: A Radical Exploration of the Arab Uprising
How to contact us

 

Middle East Centre
Tower 1, 10th Floor
London School of Economics and Political Science
Houghton Street
London WC2A 2AE 


General Enquiries and Events
Sandra Sfeir|
+44 (0)20 7955 6198

Projects and Scholarships Enquiries 
Chelsea Milsom|
+44 (0)20 7955 7038

Media and Communications Enquiries
Ribale Sleiman Haidar
|
+44(0)20 7955 6250

Facebook103x30|Twitter103x30|
MailingList207x30|

The People Want: A Radical Exploration of the Arab Uprising

The euphoria that welcomed the Arab uprising in its initial stage tended to turn into gloom in recent months. Away from impressionistic reactions, Gilbert Achcar will assess and discuss the latest developments in the Arab-speaking region on the occasion of the publication of his recent book, The People Want: A Radical Exploration of the Arab Uprising.

Listen to the podcast|


 

 

Event Details

Speaker: Professor Gilbert Achcar, SOAS
Chair: Dr John Chalcraft, LSE 
Date: Monday 27 January 2014
Time: 18.30-20.00
Location:  New Theatre, East Building, LSE|
Attendance: This event is free and open to all on a first come first served basis. Our events are very well attended, please make sure to arrive early. We cannot guarantee entry


 

Speaker

GAchcar6286

Gilbert Achcar grew up in Lebanon, researched and taught in Beirut, Paris and Berlin, and is currently Professor of Development Studies and International Relations at the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS) of the University of London. His many books include: The Clash of Barbarisms: The Making of the New World Disorder, published in 13 languages; Perilous Power: The Middle East and U.S. Foreign Policy, co-authored with Noam Chomsky; the critically acclaimed The Arabs and the Holocaust: The Arab-Israeli War of Narratives. He published most recently a collection of essays on Marxism, Orientalism, Cosmopolitanism, in addition to his latest book: The People Want: A Radical Exploration of the Arab Uprising.

 
Share:Facebook|Twitter|LinkedIn|