Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs

Timothy Mitchell -- Middle East Determinants of Western Democracy

Monday, April 23, 2012

11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.

Kim Koo Library

Middle East Determinants of Western Democracy: 

A discussion of "Carbon Democracy: Political Power in the Age of Oil" (Verso 2011) 

with author Timothy Mitchell, Professor at Columbia University.

Professor Mitchell is a political theorist who studies the political economy of the Middle East, the political role of economics and other forms of expert knowledge, the politics of large-scale technical systems, and the place of colonialism in the making of modernity.

Location: Kim Koo Library, Watson Institute, 111 Thayer Street.