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Institute of Advanced Study

Charles Tripp - Thinking Allowed

(10 February 2011)

Charles Tripp, Professor of Politics with reference to the Middle East at the School of Oriental and African Studies, featured on BBC Radio 4's Thinking Allowed programme (16 February) to discuss the subject of his forthcoming public lecture in Durham on 25 February.

Professor Tripp is a prominent and well-respected academic whose research focuses on states and ideologies in the Middle East, conflict, and Islamic political thought. He is a world class specialist on Iraq and has contributed as a regional expert to media broadcasters including the BBC and NPR, as well as to print media such as Foreign Affairs, The Guardian and the New Statesman

On 25 February he will be giving the third Durham University Annual King Hussein Memorial Lecture in Cultural Dialogue, hosted by the Institute of Advanced Study in collaboration with colleagues from the School of Government and International Affairs and the Department of Theology and Religion.

In advance of coming to Durham, Professor Tripp discussed the subject of his lecture with Laurie Taylor on BBC Radio 4's Thinking Allowed.  The programme was broadcast on Wednesday 16 February 2011 at 4.00pm and is available to listen again on the BBC's iplayer.

For further details of Professor Tripp's forthcoming lecture, entitled 'Capitalist Practice and the Muslim Subject: Grounds for Dialogue or Terrain of Resistance?' please visit the website below.