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The fact and fiction of revolutions

New York, NY – On May 1, as thousands of New Yorkers staged their modest but hearty May Day rally – hoping to revive the Occupy Wall Street movement in the city – faculty, students, and a few other denizens …
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Slavoj Zizek and Harum Scarum

In Gene Nelson’s “Harum Scarum” (1965), featuring Elvis Presley as the Hollywood heartthrob Johnny Tyronne, we meet the action movie star travelling through the Orient while promoting his new film, “Sands of the Desert”. Upon arrival, however, Elvis Presley/Johnny Tyronne …
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Middle East in Revolt – Hamid Dabashi

Middle East in Revolt – Hamid Dabashi from Eutopia Institute on Vimeo.  

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Middle East in Revolt and Islamophobia and the role of intellectuals door Hamid Dabashi

Eutopia Institute of Ideas presenteert: Middle East in Revolt and Islamophobia and the role of intellectuals door Hamid Dabashi Van 12 tot 15 mei geeft de internationaal bekende Iraans-Amerikaanse hoogleraar Hamid Dabashi op uitnodiging van Eutopia drie lezingen in Nederland. …
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Delayed Defiance: The New Geography of Liberation

Muammar Gaddafi’s defiant speech on Feb. 22, refusing to relinquish power even after his army massacred Libyans in their hundreds to suppress their uprising, will go down in history as the rambling soliloquy of a mad colonel who has so …
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