September 22, 2023

CRITIQUE-IMES Session: The Revolutionary Trait and Solutions to the Problem of Legitimation: A reading of Ali al-Wardi – 3 October 2023, 1 pm

In this seminar session Dr. Nida Alahmad will present part of her work on elements of state consolidation, particularly in the context of modern Iraq. The paper will focus on the problem of state legitimation through a reading of the work of Iraqi 20th century sociologist and public intellectual Ali al-Wardi. The session is co-sponsored with the Islamic and Middle Eastern Studies Department and the Middle East Research Group (Politics and International Relations) at the University of Edinburgh.

Tuesday 3 October at 13:00 – 14:40. Followed by a reception

Project Room 1.06, 50 George Square.