The Arab Uprising: Results and Prospects
Special Lecture: Gilbert Achcar, Department of Development Studies, SOAS. Sponsored by the Center for Social Theory and Comparative History.
Gilbert Achcar is Professor at the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS, University of London). He grew up in Lebanon. His books include: The People Want: A Radical Exploration of the Arab Uprising (2013), The Clash of Barbarisms, translated into thirteen languages; Perilous Power: The Middle East and U.S. Foreign Policy, co-authored with Noam Chomsky; and the critically acclaimed The Arabs and the Holocaust.