Posts Tagged ‘Globalization’

Saskia Sassen: “Expulsions”

Posted on March 12th, 2012 by Abbasi Staff

May 2, 4:30 pm, Encina Hall Central, CISAC Conference Room (616 Serra Street) Saskia Sassen (Columbia University), “Expulsions: Inequality’s Fifth Circle” Respondent: David Palumbo-Liu (Stanford University) Abstract: In the last two decades there has been a sharp growth in the numbers of people that have been “expelled,” numbers far larger than the newly “incorporated” middle classes […]

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Gilbert Achcar: Roots and Dynamics of the 2011 Revolutionary Upheaval in the Middle East and North Africa

Posted on August 30th, 2011 by Abbasi Staff

October 19, 2011, 6:30 pm, Stanford Humanities Center, Levinthal Hall Prof. Gilbert Achcar (University of London), Roots and Dynamics of the 2011 Revolutionary Upheaval in the Middle East and North Africa This lecture will assess the social-economic and political roots of the ongoing revolutionary process in the MENA region in light of the explanation of […]

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