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Revival of Uprisings in the Middle East and North Africa

Event Type
Seminar/Symposium
Sponsor
Organized by Center for South Asian and Middle Eastern Studies and Center for African Studies
Location
Levis Faculty Center; 919 W. Illinois St.; Urbana
Date
Feb 6, 2020   8:30 am  
Cost
Free and open to the public.
Contact
Terri Gitler
E-Mail
csames@illinois.edu
Phone
217-265-5016
Views
275
Originating Calendar
CSAMES events

Revival of Uprisings in the Middle East and North Africa

Organized by

The Center for African Studies (CAS)

and

The Center for South Asian and Middle Eastern Studies (CSAMES)

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Introductory Remarks: 9:00-9:15 am

                Hadi Salehi Esfahani, CSAMES Director

                Teresa Barnes, CAS Director

Panel 1: Uprisings in Algeria

9:15 am-10:45 am

Chair: Teresa Barnes, CAS Director

                Hamza Hamouchene, Algerian Campaigner, Writer, and Scholar, The Transnational Institute (TNI)

                Zine Barka, Professor of Economics, University of Tlemcen, Algeria

Coffee Break: 10:45 am-11:00 am

Panel 2: Uprisings in Iraq and Lebanon

11:00 am-12:30 pm

Chair: Ken Cuno, Professor, Department of History, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

                Bassam Yousif, Professor Economics, Indiana State University, Terre Haute, Indiana

                Mona Khneisser, PhD Student, Sociology, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Lunch Break: 12:30 pm-1:45 pm

Panel 3: Uprisings in Sudan

1:45 pm-3:15 pm

Chair: Maimouna Barro, CAS Associate Director

Nada Mustafa Ali, Lecturer of Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies, College of Liberal Arts; Director, Human Rights Minor, University of Massachusetts Boston

Khalid Mustafa Medani, Professor of Political Science Department and the Islamic Studies Institute and Chair, African Studies Program, McGill University

Coffee Break: 3:15 pm-3:30 pm

Panel 4: Uprisings in Egypt, Tunisia, and Iran

3:30 pm-5:00 pm

Chair: Laila Hussein Moustafa, Middle East & North African Studies Librarian, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Asef Bayat, Catherine and Bruce Bastian Professor of Global and Transnational Studies at the Department of Sociology, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Hadi Salehi Esfahani, CSAMES Director and Professor of Economics and Business Administration, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Concluding Discussion: 5:00 pm-5:45 pm

 

 

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