The Coming of Post-Islamist Revolutions in the Middle East
A lecture by Asef Bayat, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Monday, May 09, 2011
10383 Bunche Hall
Asef Bayat is Professor of Sociology and Middle East Studies at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign. Before joining Illinois, he served as the director of the International Institute for the Study of Islam in the Modern World (ISIM), and held the Chair of Society and Culture of the Modern Middle East at Leiden University, The Netherlands. His research areas range from social movements and non-movements, religion-politics-everyday life, Islam and the modern world, to urban space and politics, and international development. His recent books include Making Islam Democratic: Social Movements and the Post-Islamist Turn (Stanford University Press, 2007), Life as Politics: How Ordinary People Change the Middle East (Stanford University Press, 2010), and (with Linda Herrera) Being Young and Muslim: Cultural Politics in the Global South and North (Oxford University Press, 2010).
Lecture in English
Cost: Free and Open to the Public