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The Arab Revolts: Causes, Dynamics, Effects

  • 501 Schermerhorn Hall, Columbia University (map)

Registration Required 

This conference will provide an analysis of causes, forms of political organization and mobilization, and challenges to authoritarian state structures across the Arab world. 

Opening Keynote: Rashid Khalidi, Columbia University

Gilbert Achcar, School of Oriental and African Studies, London University
Asef Bayat, University of Illinois
Mona El-Ghobashy, Barnard College
Jason Brownlee, University of Texas at Austin
Gershon Shafir, University of California San Diego
Lisa Wedeen, University of Chicago

Concluding Keynote: Khaled Hroub, Cambridge University

Cosponsors; Center for Palestine Studies, the Trans-Arab Research Institute, Heyman Center for the Humanities and the Department of Middle Eastern, South Asian, and African Studies.