New CMES Spring 2013 lecture series: "Updates on the Arab Transformative Movements"

February 12, 2013
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Photo of a January 14, 2012 celebration in Tunis taken by William Granara.

CMES is pleased to announce a new spring 2013 lecture series titled "Updates on the Arab Transformative Movements." In a series of five lectures running from February 25 through April 25, 2013, scholarly experts will reflect on two years of change, uncertainty, and transformation in the Arab world.

All lectures in this series are free and open to the public, and will be held at CMES, Room 102 (38 Kirkland Street, Cambridge, MA), from 4:00 to 5:30pm. 

Notes on Year Three of the Egyptian Revolution

Ellis Goldberg, Professor, Department of Political Science, Washington University; Spring 2013 Kuwait Foundation Visiting Scholar, Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, Harvard Kennedy School
February 25, 2013

Why There Was No Arab Spring in Palestine

Salim Tamari, Professor of Sociology, Birzeit University; Director, Institute of Palestine Studies; Spring 2013 Shawwaf Visiting Professor at the Center for Middle Eastern Studies
RESCHEDULED to March 13, 2013

Who Are the Democrats? Studying Opinion Surveys in the Wake of Egypt’s 2011 Uprisings

Ishac Diwan, Lecturer in Public Policy, director for Africa and the Middle East, Growth Lab of the Center for International Development, Harvard Kennedy School of Government
March 26, 2013

How Israelis See the Arab Spring

Benny Morris, Professor of History, Middle East Studies Department, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev; Spring 2013 Rohr Visiting Professor of Modern Israeli Studies, NELC Department, Harvard University
April 4, 2013

Identity Politics in the Post–Ben Ali Tunisian Transition

Malika Zeghal, Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal Professor in Contemporary Islamic Thought and Life, Harvard University
April 8, 2013

The Arab Spring & Regional Implications for West Africa

Ousmane Kane, Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal Professor of Contemporary Islamic Religion and Society; Professor of Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations, Harvard University
April 25, 2013

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