This website aims at collecting together notices of all events being organised and actions carried out in the UK in solidarity with the revolutions and uprisings in the Middle East in 2011. If you would like to publicise your event, please email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Friday, 25 February 2011
SOAS event with Ahdaf Soueif & Glbert Achcar
SOAS Palestine Society
The Egyptian Students Association at the University of London
Marching towards Tahrir: Revolutionary momentum from Sidi Bouzid to Benghazi
Conversation and analysis with Ahdaf Soueif and Gilbert Achcar
Professor of Gender Studies
Chair, Centre For Gender Studies (SOAS)
Ahdaf Soueif is an Egyptian short story writer, novelist and political and cultural commentator. Her novels include: ‘The Map of Love’ and ‘In the Eye of the Sun’. Ahdaf was present in Cairo during the Jan 25 Revolution.
Gilbert Achar is a Professor of Development Studies and International Relations at SOAS. His research interests and publication topics include: politics and development economics of the countries of the Middle East and North Africa, empire theory and the unfolding of US hegemony globally and in the “broader Middle East”, social change and social theory.