Questioning the Arab Revolutions in light of the “revolutionary moment"

Interview with Jean-Pierre Filiu and Stéphane Lacroix


Jean-Pierre Filiu and Stéphane Lacroix have edited a volume entitled Revisiting the Arab Uprisings: The Politics of a Revolutionary Moment in CERI-Sciences Po’s series with Hurst and Oxford University Press. We are interested in knowing what makes this new volume different and worth of great interest in an already rich literature on Arab revolutions. The two editors and their contributors offer, indeed, the keys to a different analysis of Arab revolutions. One that focuses on the future rather than on the causes, on the dynamics of transitions rather than on the potential foreign responsibilities.

 

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Islamic Networks between South Asia and the Gulf

 

Over the last fifty years, pan-Islamic ties have intensified between South Asia and the Gulf. Gathering together some of the best specialists on the subject, Laurence Louër and Christophe Jaffrelot explore these ideological, educational and spiritual networks in a book entitled Pan Islamic Connections. Transnational Networks between South Asia and the Gulf (Hurst & Co, December 2017).


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