SOAS University of London

Department of Politics and International Studies

'Inspriation Across Borders: How significant were border-crossing models of protest in the Arab Uprising od 2011'

Dr. John Chalcraft (LSE)

Date: 11 December 2013Time: 3:00 PM

Finishes: 11 December 2013Time: 5:00 PM

Venue: Russell Square: College Buildings Room: 4426

Type of Event: Seminar

Dr. John Chalcraft is Associate Professor in the History and Politics of Empire/Imperialism. He is currently working on an ESRC-funded research project Popular Politics in the Making of the Modern Middle East. This research explores the role of popular movements in political, economic and social change in the region, drawing on theories of hegemony and consent, and paying particular attention to the role played by the diffusion and appropriation of ideas and of models for collective action across national and regional borders.