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Usman Butt


Usman Butt is multimedia television researcher, filmmaker and writer based in London. Usman read International Relations and Arabic Language at the University of Westminster and completed a Master of Arts in Palestine Studies at the University of Exeter.

Gender and feminism took centre stage at this year's conference, reports Usman Butt

28 February, 2018

Book review: Yuri Slezkine sheds light on the nature of revolution itself, writes Usman Butt.

26 February, 2018

Book review: Understanding the Trump doctrine requires moving the spotlight away from the theatrics of the man himself, writes Usman Butt.

08 February, 2018

Book review: ‘The Future is History’ chronicles Russia's journey to authoritarianism from Soviet communism via the individual journeys of Russians, writes Usman Butt.

18 December, 2017

Comment: Early Protestant thinkers were obsessed with Islam as the Reformation broke down barriers between Christian and Muslim nations, writes Usman Butt.

31 October, 2017

Book review: The growth of psychoanalysis as a popular science in the Middle East in the post-war period encourages another look at classical Islamic concepts of self, writes Usman Butt.

10 October, 2017

Book review: Ennahdha has until recently been impossible to investigate. Wolf's book sheds important light on one of Tunisia’s most influential political actors, writes Usman Butt.

16 August, 2017

Book review: Pearlman's book is an important contribution in combatting an odious Assadist discourse that strips Syrians of their voice and agency, writes Usman Butt.

04 August, 2017