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CKUT Radio: Anti-colonial critique on royal visit to Canada.

radio interview with prof. Rachad Antonius providing historical context on British monarchy internationally.

by CKUT radio

Cairo, Egypt.
Cairo, Egypt.

Listen to an interview with prof. Rachad Antonius speaking on the recent royal visit to Canada, providing a critique on the lack of historical context as to the British empire globally, symbolized by the monarchy, in the mainstream media coverage on the July 2011 royal visit to Canada.

In this interview Antonius speaks also to the impacts of British colonialism on the national development of Egypt over past centuries, focusing on the efforts by British colonial administrators to undermine the development of national industries such as cotton. Also this interview presents analysis on the importance of understanding the key role of the monarchy in sustaining the British commonwealth concept.

* Rachad Antonius is a professor of sociology at l’Université du Québec à Montréal (UQAM) info http://www.ieim.uqam.ca/spip.php?auteur252

* This interview was produced by Stefan Christoff at CKUT radio for broadcast on community radio stations globally, info http://www.ckut.ca/ - http://www.twitter.com/ckut

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