Online event: Covid, Neoliberalism and the 'Arab Spring'

28 May 2020 16:00 to 17:00

Online event

This event will explore the implications of the global Covid-19 crisis on the future of neoliberalism, and the ongoing struggles across the Middle East and North Africa, informally referred to as the 'Arab Spring'. This event will take the format of a conversation with Prof. Achcar, led by Dr. Toufic Haddad, Director of CBRL-Jerusalem's Kenyon Institute, and will include the chance for webinar audience members to pose questions. 

About the speaker: Professor Gilbert Achcar is a Professor of Development Studies and International Relations at SOAS, University of London. His many books, published in a total of 15 languages, include: The Clash of Barbarisms: The Making of the New World Disorder (2002, 2006); The Arabs and the Holocaust: The Arab-Israeli War of Narratives (2010); The People Want: A Radical Exploration of the Arab Uprising (2013); and Morbid Symptoms: Relapse in the Arab Uprising (2016).

We have now reachd our Zoom capacity for this event, if you would still like to join this event live, please tune in via Facebook live at the CBRL-UK Facebook page.

This event will start at 4pm BST.

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