Connections Episode 54
The Iraq War and Its Legacies
Mouin Rabbani Interivews Sinan Antoon
Cosponsored by Middle East and Islamic Studies Program (GMU), Center for Contemporary Arab Studies (Georgetown) CCAS, ASI, and the Iraq 2023: Twenty Years On Project
On Monday, 20 March Jadaliyya Co-Editor Mouin Rabbani and Sinan Antoon discussed the 2003 invasion of Iraq and its living legacies. This episode of Connections focuses on the occupation of Iraq, its impact on Iraqi society, and its continued relevance.
Connections offers timely and informative interviews on current events and broader policy questions, as well as themes relevant to knowledge production. It combines journalism, analysis, and scholarship.
Sinan Antoon is an Iraqi poet, novelist, scholar, and translator, and has been described as one of the most acclaimed contemporary Arab writers. His work, which includes four novels, has won multiple awards. An associate professor at New York University, he is a co-founder of Jadaliyya.
Mouin Rabbani has published and commented widely on Palestinian affairs, the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, and the contemporary Middle East. He was previously Senior Analyst Middle East and Special Advisor on Israel-Palestine with the International Crisis Group, and head of political affairs with the Office of the United Nations Special Envoy for Syria. He is Co-Editor of Jadaliyya Ezine.
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