Book Discussion on The Arabs: A History
Eugene Rogan talked about his book The Arabs: A History (Basic Books; November 3, 2009). In his book he covers five centuries of Arab… read more
Eugene Rogan talked about his book The Arabs: A History (Basic Books; November 3, 2009). In his book he covers five centuries of Arab history. He talked about recent history leading to the policies of President Barak Obama and how they have been received in the Arab world. He responded to questions from members of the audience.
This reception and lecture, scheduled for 6:00 p.m. on November 19, 2009, at the Oxford University North American Office, was held at the Harvard Club.
Eugene Rogan is a faculty fellow and university lecturer in the Modern History of the Middle East at St Antony’s College, Oxford. He is also director of the college’s Middle East Centre. close
*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.
People in this video
- Eugene Rogan Director Oxford University->Middle East Centre
Mr. Lewis talked about Americans' misunderstanding of the culture and way of life in the Middle East. He also…
Book Discussion on Hero: The Life and Legend of Lawrence of Arabia
Michael Korda recounts the life of Lawrence of Arabia. An archeologist and Oxford scholar, T.E. Lawrence…
Book Discussion on Kingmakers: The Invention of the Modern Middle East
Karl Meyer and Shareen Blair Brysac talked about their book, Kingmakers: The Invention of the Modern Middle East (W.W.…
Book Discussion on The Great War for Civilisation
Robert Fisk read excerpts from his new book, The Great War for Civilisation: The Conquest of the Middle East, published…