Panel Discussion on the Arab Spring

Please join the Middle East Institute of Georgia State University for the panel discussion:

What’s Next for the Arab Spring: Tunisia, Egypt, Syria and the Gulf

The discussion will be held on Wednesday, March 28, from 1:00-2:30 PM, in the Troy Moore Library on the 9th floor of the General Classroom Building. Panel participants and topics include:

The Arab Spring and Sectarianism: The Gulf and Syria
Dr. Michael Herb, Director, Middle East Institute

The Geopolitics of Tunisia’s Transition
Dr. Shawn Powers, Department of Communication, Georgia State University

Pushed Toward Pragmatism: The Muslim Brotherhood and Egypt’s Unfinished Revolution
Dr. Carrie Wickham, Department of Political Science, Emory University

Want to learn more? The following are just a few of the books available in the University Library:

Bradley, John R. After the Arab spring: How the Islamists Hijacked the Middle East Revolts. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2012.

Gardner, Lloyd C. The Road to Tahrir Square: Egypt and the United States from the Rise of Nasser to the Fall of Mubarak. New York: New Press, 2011.

Hibou, Béatrice. The Force of Obedience: The Political Economy of Repression in Tunisia. Malden, MA: Polity Press, 2011.

Khalil, Karima, ed. Messages from Tahrir: Signs from Egypt’s Revolution. Cairo: The American University in Cairo Press, 2011.

Pollack, Kenneth, et al. The Arab Awakening: America and the Transformation of the Middle East. Washington, DC: Brookings Institute, 2011.

Rushdy, Hatem, ed. 18 days in Tahrir: Stories from Egypt’s Revolution. Hong Kong: Haven Books, 2011.

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