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Edward Said Memorial Lectures

2014

Professor Joe Cleary

2013

Samir Amin

2012

Benita Parry, Professor Emerita, University of Warwick

What's Left in Postcolonial Studies?'

2011

Mourid Barghouti

Poet, essayist, author of I Saw Ramallah (1997)

2009(10)

Professor Eyal Weizman, Director of the Centre for Research in Architecture, Goldsmiths College, London.

Author of Hollow Land: Israel's Architecture of Occupation (2007)

"Spatial Politics in Israel and Palestine"

2008

Professor Declan Kiberd, Chair of Anglo-Irish Literature and Drama at University College, Dublin

'Edward Said and the Everyday'

2007

Professor Gilbert Achcar, SOAS; author or The Clash of Barbarisms (2nd ed. 2006) and co-author with Noam Chomsky of Perilous Power (2007)

'Orientalism in Reverse: Post 1979 Trends in French Orientalism'

2006

Ahdaf Soueif, Author of Aisha, Sandpiper, In the Eye of the Sun and The Map of Love

'The Heart of the Matter: Palestine in the World Today'

2005

Tariq Ali, Writer and Filmmaker

'Palestine & The Western Liberal Conscience'

2004

Professor Tim Brennan, University of Minnesota

'The Politics of Belief'