27 May 2013
Non-Movements and the Power of the Ordinary
Asef Bayat, the Catherine and Bruce Bastian Professor of Global and Transnational Studies at the Department of Sociology, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, before which he taught at the American University in Cairo for 16 years, and served as the director of the International Institute for the Study of Islam in the Modern World (ISIM), holding the Chair of Society and Culture of the Modern Middle East at Leiden University. His research ranges from social movements and social change, to religion-politics-everyday life, Islam and the modern world, and urban space and politics. His recent books include Making Islam Democratic: Social Movements and the Post-Islamist Turn (2007); (with Linda Herrera) Being Young and Muslim: Cultural Politics in the Global South and North (2010); and Life as Politics: How Ordinary People Change the Middle East (2010), Leben als Politik. Wie ganz normale Leute den Nahen Osten verändern (2012). The revised and extended edition of Life as Politics will be published in May 2013, and so will Post-Islamism: The Changing Faces of Political Islam.
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