Quartermasters of Capital | Professor Laleh Khalili | VIDEO

Tanqeed joins forces with Cambridge Critical Theory and Practice to bring you a series of talks and conversations on radical theory and how they bear on political practice.

This event was organized by King’s in the Middle East and Cambridge Critical Theory and Practice and took place on Thursday, 20 October 2016 at the University of Cambridge.

In this talk, Professor Laleh Khalili speaks on war-making and capital accumulation in the making of the transport infrastructures of the Arabian Peninsula.

Professor Laleh Khalili is a professor of Middle East politics at SOAS, University of London and the author of Heroes and Martyrs of Palestine: The Politics of National Commemoration (Cambridge 2007) and Time in the Shadows: Confinement in Counterinsurgencies (Stanford 2013). She is currently working on a project about logistics, maritime transport infrastructures, and ports of the Arabian Peninsula.

Cambridge Critical Theory and Practice is an initiative run by a collective of political organizer-activists and scholars in and around Cambridge in the United Kingdom who want to bring radical theory into conversation with political practice.

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