ARIADNE WORKSHOPS: The Near Orient, so near and yet so far

Posted in 1 by Editor on February 28, 2011

Ariadne Workshops

philosophy, sociology, anthropology and environs

you are cordially invited to

Arsalan Alshinawi

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.

 The Ariadne Workshops are organised by an independent collective. For further information contact Michael Grech at ariadne.workshops@gmail.com  or visit www.ariadneworkshops.com



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