Thursday, October 17, 2013

The Arab Uprisings, November 15, 2013 at Boston University



Friday, November 15, 2013  -  9:00 am to 5:00 pm – The Castle at Boston University – 225 Bay State Road, Boston, MA

Free and open to the public. Registration required. Click here to register.


Panel One: “In Quest of Freedom & Dignity”
Chair: Elaine Hagopian (Simmons College)
Speakers: Haytham al Manna’ (National Coordination Body for Democratic Change), Amr Hamzawi (American University in Cairo), Sara Roy (Harvard University), Melanie Cammett (Brown University)
Panel Two: “Youth & Women & the Arab Uprisings”
Chair: Betty Anderson (Boston University)
Speakers: Farouk El-Baz (Boston University), Caryle Murphy (Wilson Center), Chloe Mulderig (Boston University), Ghanem Alnajjar (Kuwait University)
Panel Three: “The Arab Socio-Political Order: Challengers, Beneficiaries and Old Guards”
Chair: Leila Farsakh (University of Massachusetts Boston)
Speakers: Ali Ahmida (University of New England), Denis Sullivan (Northeastern University), Roger Owen (Harvard University), Gilbert Ashcar (University of London
Panel Four: “External Involvement in Arab Uprisings”
Chair: Seif Da’na (University of Wisconsin-Parkside)
Speakers: Tamirace Fakhoury (Lebanese American University), Hugh Roberts (Tufts University), Robert Pelletreau (Former US Ambassador to Bahrain)

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