New approaches to the Arab Left

New approaches to the Arab Left

Thursday, 3 December 2015 - 11:00am
Venue: 
Fellows’ Dining Room, St. Antony’s College
Speaker(s): 
Sune Haugbolle (Roskilde University / St. Catherine’s College, Oxford)
Miriam Younes (Roskilde University)
Nate George (Rice University)
Sophie Chamas (St. Antony’s College, Oxford)
Mastan Ebtehaj (St Antony’s College, Oxford)
Toby Matthiesen (St. Antony’s College, Oxford)
Helen Lackner (Oxford)
Neil Ketchley (Sociology, Oxford)

New approaches to the Arab Left
Fellows’ Dining Room, St. Antony’s College
Thursday 3 December 11.00-16.00 

11.00 - 13.00
Sune Haugbolle (Roskilde University / St. Catherine’s College, Oxford)
Historiography of the Arab Left

Miriam Younes (Roskilde University)
Lebanese Marxism

Nate George (Rice University)
Revolution, Counterrevolution, and Empire in Lebanon

Sophie Chamas (St. Antony’s College, Oxford)
Transcending Sectarianism, Becoming Lebanese: Rethinking the Left in post-war Lebanon

1.45 – 16.00
Mastan Ebtehaj (St Antony’s College, Oxford)
Sources on the Arab Left at the Middle East Centre Library

Toby Matthiesen (St. Antony’s College, Oxford)
Left-wing movements in the Arab Gulf

Helen Lackner (Oxford)
European solidarity with the Gulf revolutions in the 1960s and 1970s

Neil Ketchley (Sociology, Oxford)
Revolutionary mobilization in Egypt