SOAS University of London

SOAS academic’s life and work subject of television documentary

25 August 2016

Gilbert Achcar, Professor of Development Studies and International Relations at SOAS University of London, is the subject of a new two-part documentary on the Arabic television channel Al Araby.

The documentary, part of the Clear Thought series takes a look at Professor Achcar’s work, focusing on his discussion of Orientalism and Edward Said, and his work on the Arab Uprising, and the reception to the Holocaust in the Arab world.

Professor Achcar was interviewed by the Tunisian journalist Malek Triki at home and at SOAS for the documentary.

Clear Thought is a talk show interviewing the most important Arab international and cultural figures including philosophers, writers, poets and novelists.

You can watch the documentaries here:

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Gilbert Achcar documentary with Al Araby pt 1

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Gilbert Achcar documentary with Al Araby pt 2