Events archive

Middle East Centre Friday Seminar Series
Vitaly Naumkin (Russian Academy of Sciences), Alexey Vasiliev (Russian Academy of Sciences)
19 February 2021 - 5:00pm
ZOOM Online Webinar
Russia and the Arab Uprising: While Europe and the United States were caught unprepared for the revolutions of 2011, Russia seized the opportunity to expand its influence over the Middle East and... Read more
Middle East Centre Friday Seminar Series
Anas El Gomati (Sadeq Institute), Mary Fitzgerald (King's College London)
12 February 2021 - 5:00pm
ZOOM Online Webinar
Libya's February 2011 uprisings offered an early example of the dangers of the regional upheavals when met with the military might of a recalcitrant dictator. The civil war that ensued and ultimately... Read more
Middle East Centre Friday Seminar Series
Dr. Shadi Hamid (Brookings Institution; contributing writer, The Atlantic), Professor Nadia Oweidat (University of Kansa)
5 February 2021 - 5:00pm
ZOOM Online Webinar
It is often noted that the Arab uprisings of 2011 were not started by Islamists, but that these groups were often their initial beneficiaries given their long-standing grassroots presence and their... Read more
Middle East Centre Friday Seminar Series
Maha Yahya (PhD | Director, Malcolm H. Kerr Carnegie Middle East Centre), Maysoon Pachachi (Film director)
29 January 2021 - 5:00pm
ZOOM Online Webinar
Iraq and Lebanon: When the Arab world rose up against failed governance in 2011, Lebanon and Iraq stood out as exceptions to the regional trend. Yet by the end of the decade, massed popular... Read more
Middle East Centre Friday Seminar Series
Dalia Ghanem (Carnegie) , Mohanad Hashim (BBC)
22 January 2021 - 5:00pm
Via ZOOM
"Mass demonstrations in Sudan and Algeria in 2019 led to the removal of long-term presidents Omar Bashir and Abdelaziz Bouteflika. Did this represent a late flourishing of the spirit of the uprisings... Read more