On this week’s episode of the podcast, Alice Wilson of the University of Sussex joins Marc Lynch to discuss her new book, Afterlives of Revolution. Alice Wilson considers the “social afterlives” of revolutionary values and networks, looking particularly at the legacies of officially silenced revolutionaries in Oman. (Starts at 0:57).
Marsin Alshamary, Sajad Jiyad and Fanar Haddad, contributors on Shia Power Comes of Age: The Transformation of Islamist Politics in Iraq, 2003–2023, also join Marc Lynch to explore Shia Power. They discuss the radical transformation of Shia Islamist politics in Iraq over the last two decades, as well as the factors that explain politics and the pursuit of power. (Starts at 31:17).