Dept. of Arabic, Islamic and Middle Eastern Studies
University of Leeds presents:
The Killings of Tony Blair
Film showing followed by audience discussion
Tues. Nov. 1, 6.00-9.00 pm.
Rupert Beckett Lecture Theatre, Michael Sadler Building
with George Galloway, Peter Oborne, Stephen Fry, Will Self, Clare Short, David Davis, Noam Chomsky, Craig Murray, Seamus Milne, Matthew Norman, Ken Livingstone.
“A meticulous documentation of […] the catastrophic and illegal invasion of Iraq, the deaths of perhaps a million people and the region being plunged into sectarian chaos” (The Spectator)
“Presented with such avarice and duplicity, the stomach churns and the mind recoils” (Culture Whisper)
“Sanctimonious documentary” (The Guardian)
“If you need a nauseating reminder of why so many Brits feel alienated from the political centre, here it is” (Time Out)
Tony Blair: Avarice, Aggression, Aftermath
Panel presentations followed by audience questions
Wed. Nov. 2, 6.00-9.00 pm.
Business School, Western Lecture Theatre, G.01
• Blair and the Middle East: the Aftermath
Dr. Jack Holland, POLIS
• Blair, Neoliberalism and the Rise of Corbyn
Prof. Salman Sayyid, School of Sociology
• Blair, Sleaze and the Revolving Business-Politics Door
Hasan Hafidh, Arabic, Islamic and Middle Eastern Studies
• Blair, the Israel Lobby and Israel/Palestine
Dr. Sarah Marusek, Department of Religion Studies, University of Johannesburg
For further information, contact
Prof. James Dickins: J.Dickins@leeds.ac.uk
Arabic, Islamic and Middle Eastern Studies
University of Leeds
These events are intended to promote civic debate of the issues raised. The views expressed are those of the filmmakers and speakers, and do not necessarily reflect the position of the University of Leeds.