ARIADNE WORKSHOPS: The Near Orient, so near and yet so far
philosophy, sociology, anthropology and environs
you are cordially invited to
So near and yet so far: an Oriental’s view of the Near Orient,
32 years after Edward Said’s Orientalism
Monday, February 28, 6.00 pm,
OH 116, University of Malta, Msida
Baghdad born Dr Alshinawi teaches international political economy at the University of Malta from where he originally graduated as a pharmacist and where he then went on to diplomatic studies. He studied international relations at the University of Amsterdam, obtained his PhD from Radboud University Nijmegen, the Netherlands, and was visiting lecturer at the School of International Relations and the Faculty of Oriental Studies, St. Petersburg State University, Russia. A Maltese citizen, he worked for more than a decade at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, serving in Tunisia and Libya.