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The Show / The Show 3.2

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The Show
The Show 3.2
{{langos=='en'?('13/11/2016' | todate):('13/11/2016' | artodate)}} - Issue 3.2

The hosts of this show introduce the return of Status/الوضع with a new platform, some hot-spots around the region, and the issue of the sacred (huh?).

Guests

Bassam Haddad
Bassam Haddad

Associate Professor at George Mason University


Bassam Haddad
 is Director of the Middle East Studies Program and Associate Professor at the School of Policy, Government, and International Affairs (SPGIA) at George Mason University. He is the author of Business Networks in Syria: The Political Economy of Authoritarian Resilience (Stanford University Press, 2011) and Co-Editor of The Dawn of the Arab Uprisings: End of an Old Order? (Pluto Press, 2012)

Bassam serves as Founding Editor of the Arab Studies Journal a peer-reviewed research publication and is co-producer/director of the award-winning documentary film, About Baghdad, and director of a critically acclaimed film series on Arabs and Terrorism, based on extensive field research/interviews.

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Sinan Antoon
Sinan Antoon

Poet, Novelist, Translator

Sinan Antoon is a poet, novelist, and translator. He has published two collections of poetry and three novels. His last novel was The Corpse Washer. Sinan is a member of the Editorial Review Board of the Arab Studies Journal. He is an associate professor at the Gallatin School, New York University and co-founder of Jadaliyya and co-editor of its Culture Page. You can follow him on Twitter: @sinanantoon.

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Adel Iskandar
Adel Iskandar

Adel Iskandar is co-editor of Jadaliyya and Assistant Professor of Global Communication at Simon Fraser University in Vancouver, Canada.

Adel Iskandar is Assistant Professor of Global Communication at Simon Fraser University in Vancouver, Canada. He is the author, coauthor, and editor of several works including Egypt In Flux: Essays on an Unfinished Revolution (AUCP/OUP), Al-Jazeera: The Story of the Network that is Rattling Governments and Redefining Modern Journalism (Basic Books), Edward Said: A Legacy of Emancipation and Representation (University of California Press), and Mediating the Arab Uprisings (Tadween Publishing). Iskandar's work deals with media, identity and politics and has lectured extensively on these topics at universities worldwide. His latest publication is the co-edited volume Media Evolution on the Eve of the Arab Spring (Palgrave Macmillan). Iskandar taught for several years at the Center for Contemporary Arab Studies and the Communication, Culture, and Technology program at Georgetown University in Washington, DC. He is a co-editor of Jadaliyya.

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