Wednesday, July 24, 2024

Conference on The Arab Revolts: Causes, Dynamics, Effects

A conference sponsored by the Center for Palestine Studies, and co-sponsored by Middle East Institute, Columbia University, the Trans-Arab Research Institute (TARI), and the Heyman Center

Asef Bayat (Illinois) ‘Revolution without Movement, Movement without Revolution-Again’

Mona El Ghobashy (Barnard) ‘The Politics of Counter-Revolt in Egypt’

*Moderated by Marwa El Shakry (Columbia)

2:15 PM Second Panel

Jason Brownlee (Texas) ‘Antecedents of the Tunisian Revolt’

Gershon Shafir (UCSD) ‘Tahrir in Tel-Aviv?’

Lisa Wedeen (Chicago) ‘Ideology in the Political Present: Notes from Syria’

*Moderated by Nadia Abu El-Haj (Columbia)

430 PM Closing Keynote

Khaled Hroub (Cambridge) ‘After the Revolts: The Question of Palestine’

*Moderated by Rashid Khalidi (Columbia)

Sponsored by the Center for Palestine Studies

Co-sponsored by:

Middle East Institute

Trans-Arab Research Institute (TARI)

Heyman Center


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