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The Arab Spring in Comparison with Past Arab Revolutions

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Apr 26, 2012 - 4:00 pm -

Apr 26, 2012 - 12:00 am

Mr. Raza Naeem

FCC Lahore

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Mr. Raza Naeem is an Arabic-speaking social scientist presently teaching Political Economy at the COMSATS Institute of Information Technology. He has been trained in Political Economy from the University of Leeds in UK, and in Middle Eastern History and Anthropology from the University of Arkansas at Fayetteville, US. He is a longtime activist of the Communist Mazdoor Kissan Party (CMKP) and has travelled widely in Egypt and Yemen over the years, interviewing a large number of leftist activists in both countries. A regular book critic and commentator for various newspapers and magazines including Frontline India, The Guardian UK, Monthly Newsline Karachi and Daily Times Lahore, he is presently working on a book on the political and cultural history of Yemen post-Arab Spring.