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Global Middle East: Into the 21st Century, Book Webinar

By Friday 19 March 2021 No Comments

In case you missed it. ‘Webinar of the book launch of Global Middle East: Into the 21st Century (edited by Asef Bayat and Linda Herrera, University of California Press, 2021). Presentations by Ahmed Kanna, Ahmad Shokr, Asef Bayat, Amro Ali, Fatemeh Keshavarz, Hamid Dabashi, John Tofik Karam, Khaled Fahmy, Laleh Khalili, Linda Herrera, Michael Frishkopf, Sami Zubaida, Ted Swedenburg, and Waleed Hazbun.’

Table of Contents

List of Illustrations

Part One: Introduction
1 • Global Middle East
Asef Bayat and Linda Herrera

Part Two: Nations without Borders
2 • God

Ebrahim Moosa
3 • Algebra, Alchemy, Astronomy
Robert Morrison

4 • Rumi, the Bridge Builder
Fatemeh Keshavarz

5 • On Nations without Borders
Hamid Dabashi

Part Three: Home and the World
6 • Reflections on Exile
Edward Said

7 • Mo Salah, a Moral Somebody?
Amro Ali

8 • Gamal Abdel Nasser 
Khaled Fahmy

Part Four: Food, Film, Fashion, Music
9 • Circuits of Food and Cuisine
Sami Zubaida

10 • Pictures in Motion
Kamran Rastegar

11 • Musical Journeys
Michael Frishkopf

12 • The Kufiya
Ted Swedenburg

Part Five: Geopolitics of Goods
13 • Water of Vulnerability
Jeannie Sowers

14 • Cycle of Oil and Arms
Timothy Mitchell

15 • Cotton, Made in Egypt
Ahmad Shokr
16 • Ports of the Persian Gulf
Laleh Khalili

Part Six: Human Flows
17 • Touring Exotic Lands
Waleed Hazbun

18 • Outsiders of the Oil States
Ahmed Kanna

19 • The Levant in Latin America
John Tofik Karam

Part Seven: Politics and Movements
20 • Global Tahrir
Asef Bayat

21 • Islamizing Radicalism
Olivier Roy

22 • Global Movement for Palestine
Ilana Feldman

23 • Human Rights, Indigenous and Imperial
Lori Allen

24 • Cosmopolitan Middle East? An Interview with Seyla Benhabib
Linda Herrera