05-09 September 2018

Open Book Festival

05-09 September2018

Layla Al-Zubaidi


Layla Al-Zubaidi is regional director of the Heinrich Böll Foundation in South Africa, previously based in Lebanon and the Palestinian Territories. She has contributed to the London Review of Books and Jadaliyya on freedom of expression in the Arab media and cultural resistance in the Syrian uprising, and co-edited Democratic Transition in the Middle East: Unmaking Power (Routledge, 2012).  She is the co-editor of Writing Revolution.