Voices of the Middle East and North Africa

Voices of the Middle East and North Africa – October 17, 2007

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.

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