Monday, April 13, 2015
Friday, May 31, 2013
This interview originally aired live on May 31st, 2013. An edited version was re-broadcast as part of a special best-of episode timed for Labor Day on September 2, 2013.
In his new book, Roger I. Abrams, professor of law at Northeastern University and author of Playing Tough: The World of Sports and Politics (Northeastern, 2013) discusses the intersection of sports and politics throughout history.
Wednesday, March 02, 2011
Nationalist sentiment has played a pivotal role in uprisings throughout history, from eastern Europe to the United States to Africa. In the Arab world, nationalism has played less of a role. Attempts at a pan-Arab movement fell apart while nationalism evolved over the years into Islamism. But recent uprisings in the Middle East aren't springing entirely from any of the three. So, which "ism" is inspiring revolution in Egypt, Tunisia, Libya and the Gulf? Aviel Roshwald is a professor of history at Georgetown University.