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

Chaired by

Nadje Al-Ali

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.

Monday the 28th of February 2010 at 6pm

Khalili Lecture Theatre (KLT)

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