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October 19, 2017
"1917-2017: Wars and Revolutions" with Tariq Ali
University of Wisconsin-Madison
October 19, 2017
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University of Wisconsin-Madison
Elvehjem L160 (Philips Auditorium)
Madison, WI United States
Tariq Ali explores the histories and legacies of war and revolution on the centenary of the Bolshevik Revolution

Following his lecture, Tariq Ali will be joined on stage for an interview with journalist DAVID BARSAMIAN of Alternative Radio. 

TARIQ ALI is a writer and filmmaker. He has written more than two dozen books on world history and politics, and seven novels (translated into over a dozen languages) as well as scripts for the stage and screen. He is an editor of New Left Review and lives in London. His nonfiction books include Pirates Of The CaribbeanConversations with Edward SaidBush in BabylonClash of FundamentalismsThe Obama Syndrome, and The Extreme Centre: A Warning. His most recent book, The Dilemmas of Lenin: Terrorism, War, Empire, Love, Revolution, was released in April 2017.

DAVID BARSAMIAN is a journalist who has altered the independent media landscape, both with his weekly radio show Alternative Radio—now in its 32th year—and his written work. His forthcoming books are with Noam Chomsky and Arundhati Roy. Barsamian is the winner of the Media Education Award, the ACLU's Upton Sinclair Award for independent journalism, the Cultural Freedom Fellowship from the Lannan Foundation, and the Lifetime Achievement Award from the Rocky Mountain Peace and Justice Center.