[Marxism] audio: Ali Ahmida and Gilbert Achcar on Libya - Pacifica's VOMENA show 8/28/2011

Dayne Goodwin daynegoodwin at gmail.com
Fri Sep 9 08:04:26 MDT 2011

Interview with Ali Ahmida and Gilbert Achcar on situation in Libya, August
28, 2011:


*Ali Abdullatif Ahmida *was born in Waddan, Libya and educated at Cairo
University in Egypt and The University of Washington, Seattle.  He is a
professor and chair of the Department of Political Science at the University
of New England, Biddeford, Maine, USA. His specialty is Political Theory,
Comparative Politics, and Historical Sociology. His scholarship focuses on
power, agency and anti-colonial resistance in North Africa, especially
modern Libya. In addition to numerous scholarly articles, he is also the
author of *The Making of Modern Libya: State Formation, Colonialization and
Resistance*, a book published by State of New York University Press, 1994,
2009. He is the editor of *Beyond Colonialism and Nationalism in the
Maghrib: History, Culture and Politics, published by Palgrave Press* in
2000. Routledge Press published his book, Forgotten Voices: Power and Agency
in Colonial and Postcolonial Libya, 2005

*Gilbert Achcar* is Professor of Development Studies and International
Relations at the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS) of the
University of London, where he is based since 2007.  He has published widely
on politics and international relations in general, and the Middle East and
North Africa in particular. His recent books include *The Clash of
Barbarisms: The Making of the New World Disorder* (2006), *Perilous Power:
The Middle East and U.S. Foreign Policy* (co-authored with Noam Chomsky,
2007), and *The Arabs and the Holocaust: The Arab-Israeli War of

via Jadaliyya Reports,
*Jadaliyya *is an independent ezine produced by ASI (Arab Studies
Institute), the umbrella organization that produces *Arab Studies
Journal *<http://www.arabstudiesjournal.org/>and
runs the Documentary Film Collective, *Quilting Point <*

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