The Eleventh Tom Hurndall Memorial Lecture ‘Palestine in the Shadow of Regional Turmoil’


1st Mar 2016    
6:00 pm


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The Eleventh Tom Hurndall Memorial Lecture will be given by Adam Hanieh

Title of Talk   ‘Palestine in the Shadow of Regional Turmoil’

Adam Hanieh is a Senior Lecturer in Development Studies at SOAS, University of London.  Prior to joining SOAS, he taught at Zayed University, United Arab Emirates. From 1997-2003, he worked in the NGO and public sectors in Ramallah, Palestine, where he completed an MA in Regional Studies at Al Quds University. He holds a PhD in Political Science from York University, Canada (2009). His research interests include political economy of the Middle East; labour migration; class and state formation in the Gulf Cooperation Council; Palestine.

Lineage of RevoltHis most recent book is Lineages of Revolt: Issues of Contemporary Capitalism in the Middle East (Haymarket Books, 2013). 

“The Arab Spring uprisings have been described as a simple expression of mass protest against authoritarian regimes. Adam Hanieh claims that this is more than a cry for democracy. He shows how an analysis of capitalist development in the Middle East is key”

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