Jane Harrigan – The Politics of Food and the Arab Spring

Event Date: 24 May 2012 Clore Management Centre Torrington Place Birkbeck, University of London London WC1E 7HX Department of Geography, Environment and Development Studies presents: Second Annual Development Studies Lecture: ‘The Politics of Food and the Arab Spring’ Professor Jane Harrigan (SOAS) –  The Politics of Food and the Arab Spring This lecture assesses the extent to which the sharp …

The Arab Spring: Between Authoritarianism and Revolution

Centre for the Advanced Study of the Arab World in partnership with the Al-Saba Programme     Event Date: 12-13 March 2012 Durham University, United Kingdom The Arab Spring: Between Authoritarianism and Revolution   The recent uprisings in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) represent an unprecedented political shift in the Arab world. The long standing regimes in Tunisia and …