Reform in Iran, Syrian Identity, and Politics in Tunisia (S. 11, Ep. 17)

Eskandar Sadeghi of the University of London joins Marc Lynch on this week’s podcast to discuss his new book, “Revolution and its Discontents: Political Thought and Reform in Iran.” In the book, Sadeghi examines the rise and evolution of reformist political thought in Iran and analyses the complex network of publications in the 1990s. (Starts at 0:44). Adélie Chevée of the European University Institute discusses her latest article, “From Suriyya al-Asad to Souriatna,” published in Nations and Nationalism. (Starts at 33:23). Mohamed Dhia-Hammami of Syracuse University discusses recent political developments in Tunisia. (Starts at 48:58).

 

 

Music for this season’s podcast was created by Bashir Saade (playing Ney) and Farah Kaddour (on Buzuq). You can find more of Bashir’s work on his YouTube Channel.

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