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Lecture POSTPONED: Tariq Ali

October 19, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Tariq Ali

We regret to announce that the event with Tariq Ali, scheduled for this Thursday, October 19 at 7pm, has been postponed due to an accident that does not allow him to travel in the near future. Stay tuned for updates.


Havens Center Lifetime Contribution to Critical Scholarship Lecture: “1917-2017: Wars and Revolutions”

Tariq Ali
Writer, Journalist, Filmmaker

Following his lecture, Tariq Ali will be joined on stage for an interview with journalist DAVID BARSAMIAN of Alternative Radio. Tariq Ali’s visit is co-sponsored by the History Department.

TARIQ ALI is a writer and filmmaker. He has written more than two dozen books on world history and politics, and seven novels (translated into over a dozen languages) as well as scripts for the stage and screen. He is an editor of New Left Review and lives in London. His nonfiction books include Pirates Of The Caribbean, Conversations with Edward Said, Bush in Babylon, Clash of Fundamentalisms, The Obama Syndrome, and The Extreme Centre: A Warning. His most recent book, The Dilemmas of Lenin: Terrorism, War, Empire, Love, Revolution, was released in April 2017.

DAVID BARSAMIAN is a journalist who has altered the independent media landscape, both with his weekly radio show Alternative Radio—now in its 32th year—and his written work. His forthcoming books are with Noam Chomsky and Arundhati Roy. Barsamian is the winner of the Media Education Award, the ACLU’s Upton Sinclair Award for independent journalism, the Cultural Freedom Fellowship from the Lannan Foundation, and the Lifetime Achievement Award from the Rocky Mountain Peace and Justice Center.


October 19, 2017
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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