Expanding and Shrinking Areas of Liberty: Morocco, Tunisia, Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, Egypt, and Syria

  • 1501 International Affairs Building, Columbia University

This conference will explore factors that have led to greater, or more restricted, liberties in countries throughout the Middle East and North Africa, focusing on the role of religious actors, international bodies like the UN, civil society, and developments since the Arab Spring. 

Co-sponsored by the Middle East Institute and the Center for the Study of Democracy, Toleration, and Religion (CDTR).