Tuesday, March 27, 2012

"Citizenship and Community in Iraqi Politics and Society", Sami Zubaida, April 2 at Boston U.

The Institute for Iraqi Studies at Boston University is please to present:

"Citizenship and Community in Iraqi Politics and Society"
Speaker: Sami Zubaida
Monday, April 2, 2012
4:30 PM
Boston University, Room B19, 745 Commonwealth Ave., Boston MA 02215
Sami Zubaida is Emeritus Professor of Politics and Sociology at Birkbeck College, University of London and Research Associate of the London Middle East Institute at SOAS. He has held visiting positions in Cairo, Istanbul, Beirut, Aix-enProvence, Paris, Berkley CA and NYU, written and lectured widely on themes of religion, culture, law and politics in the Middle East, with particular attention to Egypt, Iran, Iraq and Turkey. His other work is on food history and culture, and is Professorial Research Associate of the Food Studies Centre at SOAS. Books: Islam, the People and the State: Politial Ideas and Movements in the Middle East (3rd edition 2009); A Taste of Thyme: Culinary Cultures of the Middle East (edited, with R Tapper, 2nd edition 2000); Law and Power in the Islamic World (2003) and Beyond Islam: A New Understanding of the Middle East (2011).

This lecture is open to the public.  For additional details, please see: http://www.bu.edu/iis

Institute for Iraqi Studies
Boston University
232 Bay State Road, Rm. 426
Boston, MA 02215

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