Kraidy Delivers Talks in Paris and Vienna

On April 17th, Marwan M. Kraidy, Ph.D., Director of the Project for Advanced Research in Global Communication and The Anthony Shadid Chair in Global Media, Politics & Culture, gave a public lecture at the Ecole Nationale Supérieure in Paris. The lecture, titled “Homme qui Brûle et Vache qui Rit: Images, métaphores, et politique du corps dans les révolutions arabes” (Burning Man and Laughing Cow: Images, Metaphors and Politics of the Body in the Arab Uprisings), concluded the ENS’s “Arab Week,” opened seven days earlier by the journalist Alain Gresh. 

On April 20, Kraidy gave a talk, “Salafi Selfies and Other Episodes in the Short History of Islamic State,” and moderated a panel, “The Force that Calls Itself the Islamic State: Managing Representations on the World Stage,” at the Milton Wolf Seminar, at the Diplomatic Academy in Vienna.

Kraidy is a 2014/15 Fellow at the Netherlands Institute for Advanced Study where he is researching Arab creative dissent in revolutionary times.