Revolutionary Religion: Youth and Islam in Post-2011 Egypt

Nareman Amin, Postdoctoral Fellow, Andrea Mitchell Center for the Study of Democracy, University of Pennsylvania
Apr 20, 2022 at | Virtual with a Possible In-Person Option TBD

This talk explores what became of young Muslim Egyptians' faith and practice in the wake of the defeated 2011 uprising. What was once a moment of national unity and euphoria quickly turned into a dire political…

Trauma and Resilience: Mental Health in the Middle East

Devin Atallah, Orkideh Behrouzan, Keren Friedman-Peleg, and moderator Behdad Bozorgnia
May 4, 2022 at | ONLINE

Join us for a panel discussion on issues of mental health, trauma, and resilience in the Middle East. Devin Atallah is a Clinical Assistant Professor of counseling psychology at Boston University. He engages in…


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