Discussion: Iraq: Violence, Protest And Prospects

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Mercer Union, a centre for contemporary art says
DISCUSSION: Iraq: Violence, protest and prospects
Saturday 19 September 2015, 3PM

In conjunction with Abbas Akhavan's exhibition Variations on a Garden. Please join us for a lecture/discussion with Sabah Alnasseri, Professor for Political Science (Middle East Politics) at York University.

All talks are free and all are welcome

Born in Basra, Iraq, Alnasseri earned his doctorate at the Johann-Wolfgang Goethe University in Frankfurt, Germany, and teaches Middle East politics and economy in the Political Science Department at York University, Toronto. His research cover various topics in Marxist political economy, Marxist state theory in the tradition of Gramsci, Poulantzas and Althusser, theory of regulation, and Middle East politics and economy. Recent essays and publications include; Revolutionaere ernten die Fruechte selten: Der 17. Bouazizi 2010 (2011); “Revolutionaries seldom harvest the fruit” in Studies in Marxism (2012); “Imperialism and the social question in (semi)-peripheries: The case for a neo-national bourgeoisie” in Global Discourse [online] (2011); “Regulation, Krise und politische Oekonomie der arabischen Revolutionen: Der Fall Aegypten (Regulation, crisis and political economy of Arab Revolutions: The case of Egypt)” in Roland Atzmueller et al (eds.), Fit fuer die Krise? Westfaelisches Dampfboat (2013). He is currently working on two forthcoming publications Iraq 2014: Making sense of sectarian violence (2015) and Arab Revolutions and Beyond (ed.) (2016).
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