Saudi Diversity in the Face of Saudi Repression: The Hijaz as Case Study

  • 1118 International Affairs Building, Columbia University

By Mai Yamani

Dr Mai Yamani was born a Saudi national and became one of the leading British experts on Saudi politics and sociology.

She is now a research fellow with the Middle East Programme at the Royal Institute of International Affairs, Chatham House and writes and broadcasts frequently on Saudi affairs.

Mai Yamani's latest book, "Cradle of Islam - the Hijaz and the Quest for an Arabian Identity" (2004) will be available for purchase during the event.