By Noam Chomsky – London, 18 March 2013
2013 Edward Said Memorial Lecture
Friends House, London, March 18, 2013
IOA Editor: An expanded text version of Noam Chomsky’s 2013 Edward Said Memorial Lecture is available HERE.
Professor Noam Chomsky, delivering the 2013 Edward W Said Lecture: Violence and Dignity – Reflections on the Middle East at Friends House in London on 18 March 2013.
This video shows the full lecture, with introductions by Omar Al-Qattan and Mariam C Said.
The annual Edward W Said London Lecture is part of a series of cultural events and exhibitions programmed in association with The Mosaic Rooms (www.mosaicrooms.org) and the A M Qattan Foundation (www.qattanfoundation.org) to improve cultural and intellectual understanding of the Arabic world, and provide a platform for discourse and debate. The lecture is sponsored by The London Review of Books (www.lrb.co.uk).
Questions and Answers following the lecture
Noam Chomsky is Institute Professor Emeritus at the MIT Department of Linguistics and Philosophy. He is the author of numerous best-selling political works, including recently Hopes and Prospects and Making the Future. Noam Chomsky is also a member of the IOA Advisory Board.