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Berkeley Green Monday: Democratic Struggles in the Muslim World & Rise of Neocolonialism
Date Monday June 16
Time 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Location Details
Anna's Jazz Island
2120 Allston Way
Berkeley, CA 94704
Event Type Speaker
Organizer/AuthorConor Dixon
BERKELEY GREEN MONDAY EVENT
TITLE: "Democratic Struggles in the Muslim World and the Rise of Neocolonialism”
PRESENTER: Agha Saeed
Focusing on the heroic struggle of Pakistani lawyers, Dr. Saeed will discuss how in its dealings with the Third World, the West continues to contravene its own ideals and principles, seeks to co-opt these democratic struggles via track-two and track-three diplomacy, and, most painfully, uses the these struggles to squeeze even more concessions from the dictatorial regimes.

Dr. Agha Saeed is chairman of the American Muslim Alliance and a lecturer in the Program in Asian Studies at California State University, East Bay. He studied at the John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University and received his Ph.D. in rhetoric from UC Berkeley.

Date: Monday June 16, 2008
Time: 7:30pm to 9:30pm
Location: Anna's Jazz Island, 2120 Allston Way, Berkeley, CA 94704
Speaker: Free. Open to all. Wheelchair Accessible.
Website: http://www.berkeleygreens.org
Contact Email: berkeleygreenmondays [at] gmail.com


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