Events archive

Middle East Centre Friday Seminar Series
Dalia Fahmy (Long Island University) editor of Egypt and the Contradictions of Liberalism: Illiberal Intelligentsia and the Future of Egyptian Democracy (2017) , Daanish Faruqi (Duke), ditor of Egypt and the Contradictions of Liberalism: Illiberal Intelligentsia and the Future of Egyptian Democracy (2017)
30 October 2020 - 5:00pm to 6:00pm
ZOOM
This talk will address the dictatorship syndrome specifically through the lens of liberalism in Egypt. It will seek to address why a particular denomination of Egyptian liberalism, despite at face... Read more
Middle East Centre Friday Seminar Series
Maryam Alemzadeh (Princeton), Siavush Randjbar-Daemi (St Andrews), author of The Quest for Authority in Iran: a history of the presidency from revolution to Rouhani (2017)
23 October 2020 - 5:00pm to 6:00pm
ZOOM
Scholars have shown the dictatorial function of the parallel political system of the Islamic Republic: although the authoritarian office of supreme leadership and the security apparatuses strictly... Read more
Middle East Centre Friday Seminar Series
Alaa Al Aswany, author of The Dictatorship Syndrome (2019)
16 October 2020 - 5:00pm to 6:00pm
ZOOM
REGISTER FOR THIS EVENT: https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/8016019718162/WN_2rDjqUTcT5-ddp... Alaa Al Aswany is Egypt’s most celebrated novelist and essayist whose books are runaway... Read more