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 …

Nelida Fuccaro – Middle Eastern Urban Frontiers, Migrants and States

17 February 2009 – Dr. Nelida Fuccaro traces the development of the urban settlements of Bahrain and Kuwait and their (predominantly Iranian) migrant communities, as well as the rapid economic change from pearl fishing and merchants to the modern petroleum industry.