I think what is really interesting and rather remarkable about Saif al-Islam Gaddafi is the fact that he received a PhD from the LSE! The guy has finally been captured after weeks on the run. Al Jazeera’s Omar Al-Saleh reports:
What a great day! I met Mary Evans, who is a LSE Centennial Professor, at a panel discussion on women intellectuals. She is the author of various books and articles including her rather fascinating Love: an unromantic discussion (2002).
Then I managed to have an unromantic discussion (!) with a star who I desperately wanted to see.
Nadje Al-Ali, who has Iraqi heritage, has become Professor of Gender Studies at the School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London. She has got promoted to the position only a decade after getting her PhD.
Watch her inaugural lecture wherein she mainly discusses Iraqi women’s issues: