Democracy Uprising in the Middle East: Interview with Lesley Hazleton

Conflict, Interviews, Talk — By on 03/14/2011 08:21

 

Audio Only Interview

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Synopsis

In this interview we discuss the uprising of democracy in the Middle East and the role that social media continues to have in shaping people’s freedom.

Resources Mentioned

Lesley’s website: The Accidental Theologist www.AccidentalTheologist.com

Lesley’s TED Talk- Lesley Hazleton: On Reading the Koran

 

About Lesley Hazleton


Lesley is an award-winning British-American writer whose work focuses on the intersection of politics, religion, and history, especially in the Middle East. She reported from Israel for Time, and has written on the Middle East for numerous publications including The New York Times, The New York Review of Books, Harper’s, The Nation, and The New Republic.

Lesley is a psychologist by training, a Middle East reporter by experience, an agnostic fascinated by the vast and often terrifying arena in which politics and religion intersect.   And as a result, an accidental theologist.

 

 

 

 

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