Archives, Revolution, and Historical Thinking


Friday, March 26, 2021, 12:00pm to 1:30pm


Online (facebook streaming link below)

In an effort to mark, interrogate, and reflect on protests, revolutions, and uprisings in the MENA region, this roundtable will address the relationship between archives, historical thinking, and revolution--both past and present.

12-1:30pm EDT || Broadcast live at: or

Please note that this event will begin at 12pm Eastern Daylight Time. If you live outside the US, please double-check the time difference.

Reem Bailony, Agnes Scott College, Rosie Bsheer, Harvard University, Muriam Haleh Davis, UC Santa Cruz, Pascale Ghazaleh, American University in Cairo, Sara Pursley, New York University, Nadya Sbaiti, American University of Beirut

Moderator: Sherene Seikaly, UC Santa Barbara

Co-sponsors: ACSS, American University of Beirut (Asfari Institute), American University of Cairo affiliates, Arab Studies Institute, Birzeit University (Department of Political Science), Brown University (Center for Middle East Studies), George Mason’s Middle East and Islamic Studies Project, Georgetown University (Center for Contemporary Arab Studies), Georgetown University (Qatar), Harvard University (Center for Middle East Studies), Institute of Palestine Studies, Princeton’s Arab Barometer, Stanford University (Center for Democracy, Development, and Rule of Law), The Global Academy (MESA Affiliated), University of Exeter (Institute of Arab and Islamic Studies), UC Santa Barbara (Center for Middle East Studies)
Contact: Liz Flanagan