Ahdaf Soueif is a novelist and political and cultural commentator.
Washington Post executive editor Marty Baron is retiring after a legendary career in journalism. He joins Christiane Amanpour to discuss his life and legacy and how he credits his 'strong sense of mission' for his success. Then looking back at the Arab Spring ten years on; Egyptian novelist Ahdaf Souief and Amnesty International's Amna Guellali discuss how the region has changed since the revolutions one decade ago. Chris Young was sentenced to life in prison at the age of 22 due to mandatory minimum laws, after a third nonviolent drug-related conviction in 2010. Kevin Sharp was the federal judge who handed down that sentence and who later resigned from his lifelong judicial appointment and then worked with Young’s legal team to overturn the sentence. Sharp and Young join our Michel Martin to tell their story. To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
La storia e la poetica della scrittrice egiziana Ahdaf Soueif si intrecciano con la Storia nel controverso rapporto Postcoloniale con l’Occidente.
A fascinating conversation with novelist and journalist Ahdaf Soueif who witnessed first-hand the Egyptian Revolution of January 2011. As the events in Egypt unfolded, she reported for The Guardian newspaper and her access to insider information played a key role in outsider understanding of the Arab Spring. Her published account of her participation in the revolution ‘Cairo: My city, our revolution’. She talks frankly about her compatriots’ commitment to revolution, and the hopes and dreams for their country that remain two years later. For more info and speaker's biography see this page: http://sydney.edu.au/sydney_ideas/lectures/2013/ahdaf_soueif.shtml
Share Profile
Are you Ahdaf? Verify and edit this page to your liking.

Share This Creator

Recommendation sent

Join Podchaser to...

  • Rate podcasts and episodes
  • Follow podcasts and creators
  • Create podcast and episode lists
  • & much more

Creator Details

Mar 23rd, 1950
Cairo, محافظة القاهرة, Egypt
Episode Count
Podcast Count
Total Airtime
2 hours, 48 minutes
Podchaser Creator ID logo 556094