SEPADPod with Steven Heydemann

23rd Apr 2019 by Dr. Simon Mabon

On this episode of SEPADPod Simon speaks with Steven Heydeman, Janet Wright Ketcham 1953 Professor in Middle East Studies and Director of Program in Middle East Studies at Smith College. Steven is the author of myriad books, articles and Op Eds relating to the Middle East, Syria and authoritarian politics broadly. On this episode, Simon and Steven talk through intellectual engagement with the Middle East, the role of Syria, states, sectarianism and the prevailing nature of authoritarian politics.