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SERGE HALIMI

Wednesday 2 March, 6:30pm
SOAS, Brunei Gallery Lecture Theatre
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SERGE HALIMI is the Director of Le Monde diplomatique. After a Ph.D in political science at UC Berkeley, he has authored several books on topics ranging from an historical overview of the French Left in power to an analysis of how neoliberalism has prevailed worldwide. A specialist in American politics and society, he is also known for his critique of the links between media and business. His muckraking exposé against French journalists, Les Nouveaux chiens de garde (The New Watchdogs), has been one of the best-selling essays of the last fifteen years in France. Published into twenty seven languages in over fifty countries, Le Monde diplomatique has a global circulation of 2.4 million copies.

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Globalization

THE GLOBALISATION LECTURES 2010-2011

Organised by the Department of Development Studies

School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS)

University of London

Convenor: Professor Gilbert Achcar

Wednesday 27 October, 6:30pm – Brunei Gallery Lecture Theatre
PEASANTS STRUGGLES AND ECOLOGY IN THE AGE OF GLOBALISATION

HUGO BLANCO: Leader of the 1960s Peasant Uprising and of the Peasant Confederation in Peru

Wednesday 1st December, 6:30pm – Brunei Gallery Lecture Theatre

WORLD LITERATURE AND WORLD LANGUAGES

TARIQ ALI: Novelist, Playwright and Historian, Longstanding Editor of the New Left Review

Wednesday 2 February, 6:30pm – Brunei Gallery Lecture Theatre

THE ROLE OF WOMEN IN PROMOTING PEACE IN THE MIDDLE EAST

DR. SHIRIN EBADI: Judge, Lawyer and University Professor, Winner of the 2003 Nobel Peace Prize for her Defence of Human Rights in Iran

Wednesday 2 March, 6:30pm – Brunei Gallery Lecture Theatre

CORPORATE TAKEOVERS, INTERNET CHALLENGE: DOES JOURNALISM HAVE A FUTURE?

DR. SERGE HALIMI: Director of Le Monde Diplomatique (published in 27 languages)

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Gilbert Achcar
Professor of Development Studies & International Relations
University of London – School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS)
Russell Square – Thornhaugh Street
London WC1H 0XG
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http://www.soas.ac.uk/lmei/events/cme/19oct2010-arabs-and-israelis-facing-the-holocaust-and-the-nakba.html

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