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Winter 2021 Voices in Middle East Studies Series

November 23, 2020

Join us Monday, January 25, 2021, 12:30 p.m. PST for a presentation titled:

Street Sounds: Listening to Everyday Life in Modern Egypt”. 

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Ziad Fahmy is Professor of Modern Middle East History, Department of Near Eastern Studies, Cornell University.  He is the author of Street Sounds: Listening to Everyday Life in Modern Egypt (Stanford, 2020); and Ordinary Egyptians: Creating the Modern Nation through Popular Culture (Stanford, 2011). He is currently writing his third book, tentatively titled, Broadcasting Identity: Radio and the Making of Modern Egypt, 1925-1952.

 

 

Join us Monday, March 8, 2021, 12:30 p.m PT for a presentation titled:

Jalal Al-e-Ahmad, Westoxication and the Politico-Theological Problem”.

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Presenter: Eskandar Sadeghi-Boroujerdi is a Lecturer (Assistant Professor) in Comparative Political Theory, Department of International Relations, Goldsmiths University of London. His research focuses on the contemporary history and practice of Islamic political thought, and examines the engagement of Muslim and socialist intellectuals and political movements with political concepts, theories and ideologies emanating from Euro-America and elsewhere within the Global South. Professor Sadeghi-Boroujerdi is the author of Revolution and Its Discontents: Political Thought and Reform in Iran (Cambridge, 2019)

Jalal Al-e-Ahmad, Westoxication and the Politico-Theological Problem

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