Podcast: The Arab Spring Diaspora Against Transnational Repression (With Dana Moss)

This is a conversation with Dana Moss, Assistant Professor of Sociology at the University of Notre Dame and the author of the book “The Arab Spring Abroad: Diaspora Activism against Authoritarian Regimes.” This is episode 96 of The Fire These Times podcast.

Topics Discussed:

  • How Yemeni, Libyan and Syrian diasporas in the US and UK reacted to the Arab Spring
  • Risks of protesting in the diaspora
  • Government responses to diaspora pressures and activism
  • Personal insights from my own experience
  • Why diasporas are still undervalued
  • Impostor’s syndrome and survivor’s guilt
  • Diasporas are not homogeneous
  • The Interpol problem
  • Legacy of the Arab Spring

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