Posts Tagged ‘Politics’

Political Crisis in Mali

Posted on September 12th, 2013 by Abbasi Staff

November 11, 6:30 PM, Stanford Humanities Center, Levinthal Hall (424 Santa Teresa, map) Political Crisis in the Sahel Jeremy Keenan (University of London), “Why are the Tuareg being demonised in the Sahel”” Greg Mann (Columbia University), “Mali: From Democracy to ‘terrorist haven’ and back again?” Moderator: Sean Hanretta (Stanford University) Jeremy Keenan (University of London), […]

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Summer of 2013: A Focus on Egypt and Turkey

Posted on September 12th, 2013 by Abbasi Staff

October 21, 6:30 pm-8:00 pm, Encina Hall, Bechtel Conference Center (616 Serra Street, map) Please join us for a panel discussion on the popular protests and recent political developments in the Middle East Summer of 2013: A Focus on Egypt and Turkey Amr Adly (CDDRL Program on Arab Reform and Democracy, Stanford), “Egypt after June 30th: Between Abortive and […]

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Afghanistan-Pakistan

Posted on April 5th, 2012 by Burçak Keskin-Kozat

Under the Drones: Modern Lives in Afghanistan – Pakistan Borderlands examines the complexity of life along the 1,600-mile border between Afghanistan and Pakistan. Bookmark on Delicious Digg this post Recommend on Facebook share via Reddit Share with Stumblers Tweet about it Subscribe to the comments on this post

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We the People: Islam & U.S. Politics

Posted on December 7th, 2011 by Abbasi Staff

Over the course of the 2011-12 academic year, the Abbasi Program in Islamic Studies will be sponsoring an event series titled “We the People: Islam and U.S. Politics.” This series will focus on the ever-changing place of Islam and Muslims in contemporary American political discourse and its potential role for the future of American democracy, […]

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Gilbert Achcar: Roots and Dynamics of the 2011 Revolutionary Upheaval in the Middle East and North Africa

Posted on August 30th, 2011 by Abbasi Staff

October 19, 2011, 6:30 pm, Stanford Humanities Center, Levinthal Hall Prof. Gilbert Achcar (University of London), Roots and Dynamics of the 2011 Revolutionary Upheaval in the Middle East and North Africa This lecture will assess the social-economic and political roots of the ongoing revolutionary process in the MENA region in light of the explanation of […]

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Unity and Diversity

Posted on August 27th, 2011 by Abbasi Staff

The world’s 1.6 billion Muslims have widely differing views about many other aspects of their faith, including how important religion is to their lives, who counts as a Muslim and what practices are acceptable in Islam, according to a worldwide survey by the Pew Research Center’s Forum on Religion & Public Life. [read more] Bookmark […]

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Who Are Egypt’s Protesters?

Posted on August 20th, 2011 by Abbasi Staff

Abbasi Program associate faculty Lisa Blaydes (Political Science) and her colleague Drew Linzer have contributed a piece to the Huffington Post documenting the political protests in Cairo. Examining public opinion data collected in Egypt in 2008 by the World Values Survey, they speak to the deeper social categories (especially gender and class) to which the […]

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Stanford News: What Should America do in Egypt?

Posted on July 29th, 2011 by Abbasi Staff

The word “democracy” needs a clearer definition to deal with the events in Egypt, says Middle East historian Joel Beinin. And democracy must protect the rights of religious minorities and women, adds political scientist Lisa Blaydes. [read more] Bookmark on Delicious Digg this post Recommend on Facebook share via Reddit Share with Stumblers Tweet about […]

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