Danny Postel & Nade Mashemi


Join us in welcoming Nader Hashemi & Danny Postel as they discuss their new book, SECTARIANIZATION: Mapping the New Politics of the Middle East.

‘[E]ssential for anyone who wants truly to understand this crucial region.’ —Juan Cole, University of Michigan 

‘Sectarianization is an indispensable read for these bleak times.’ —Asef Bayat, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign

‘Every student of Middle East politics will benefit from reading and thinking hard about the implications of this collection.’ —Marc Lynch, George Washington University

Nader Hashemi is Director of the Center for Middle East Studies and Associate Professor of Middle East and Islamic Politics at the University of Denver. He is the author of Islam, Secularism, and Liberal Democracy: Toward a Democratic Theory for Muslim Societies. He is interviewed frequently on Al Jazeera English, the Australian Broadcasting Corporation, BBC, CBC (Canadian Broadcasting Corporation), CNN, NPR, PBS, and other media outlets. Follow him on Twitter: @naderalihashemi

Danny Postel is Assistant Director of the Middle East and North African Studies Program at Northwestern University. He is the author of Reading “Legitimation Crisis” in Tehran and a frequent contributor to such publications as The Boston Review, The Cairo Review of Global Affairs, Democracy: A Journal of Ideas, Dissent, the Huffington Post, In These Times, The Nation, the New York Times, and The Progressive. Follow him on Twitter: @DannyPostel

Together they are the co-editors of three books: The People Reloaded: The Green Movement and the Struggle for Iran’s Future (2011), The Syria Dilemma (2013), and Sectarianization: Mapping the New Politics of the Middle East (2017).

Event date: 
Wednesday, January 24, 2018 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm
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Sectarianization: Mapping the New Politics of the Middle East Cover Image
ISBN: 9780190664886
Availability: Backordered
Published: Oxford University Press, USA - March 15th, 2017