Voices of the Middle East and North Africa, for October 17, 2007 - 7:00pm
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Asef Bayat, Academic Director of the International Institute for the Study of Islam in the Modern world at Leiden University, The Netherlands, talks about his new book Making Islam Democratic: Social Movements and the Post-Islamist Turn. In this groundbreaking work, professor Bayat meticulously outlines social struggles in Iran by student organizations, youth and women's groups, and various others social movements since the 1979 revolution.