Past Events

Events



Trauma and Resilience: Mental Health in the Middle East

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

Join us for a panel discussion on issues of mental health, trauma, and resilience in the Middle East. REGISTRATION REQUIRED, CLICK HERE TO REGISTER.



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

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…



Theorizing Political Violence: Banu Bargu and Murad Idris

"Social Change and the Global Middle East" Series with the Andrea Mitchell Center for the Study of Democracy
Banu Bargu, Murad Idris, and moderator Roxanne Euben
Apr 14, 2022 at -

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The Limits of US Influence: Evolution of American Intervention in Syria

Sara Plana, Postdoctoral Fellow at Perry World House at the University of Pennsylvania
Apr 13, 2022 at

CLICK HERE FOR ZOOM LINK | Passcode: 329237 Sara Plana will present findings from her book project on how the US attempted to control armed groups in Syria. Leveraging new evidence, including interviews with American…



Was the Arab Spring a Failure? Notes from Movements and Non-movements on the Ground

Asef Bayat, Nermin Allam, and moderator Nareman Amin
Apr 7, 2022 at -

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Change and the Guard: New Work on Iran's Revolutionary Guard Corps

Maryam Alemzadeh and Annie Tracy Samuel, moderated by John Ghazvinian
Apr 5, 2022 at

The Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC), a revolutionary militia founded in the early days after the 1979 revolution in Iran, underwent bureaucratization soon after the Iran-Iraq war started in 1980, eventually…



Governance: Noura Erakat and Lisa Anderson

"Social Change and the Global Middle East" Series with the Andrea Mitchell Center for the Study of Democracy
Noura Erakat, Lisa Anderson, and moderator Hocine Fetni
Mar 31, 2022 at -

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The Outlaw Ocean Project: The Migration Crisis Off the Coast of Libya

Ian Urbina, Investigative Reporter, New York Times, Atlantic
Mar 29, 2022 at

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North American Premiere of Memory Box

Mar 25, 2022 at

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Horizons of Israeli-Palestinian Relations After the Peace Process

Nathaniel Shils, PhD candidate in the Department of Political Science at the University of Pennsylvania
Mar 23, 2022 at

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