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Conference: Muslim Women's Activism

Jun 26, 2014
Derby
UK
Centre for Society, Religion and Belief, University of Derby and New Horizons in British Islam
http://www.derby.ac.uk/education/centre-for-society-religion-and-belief/
Dr Sariya Cheruvallil-Contractor
Middle Eastern studies, gender, activism, Muslim women
s.contractor@derby.ac.uk
Apr 4, 2014

Symposium: The Revolutionary Public Sphere: Contention, Communication and Culture in the Arab Uprisings

Apr 10, 2014
Philadelphia
USA
University of Pennsylvania
http://pargc3.wix.com/pargcsymposium2014
Marina Krikorian
public sphere, activism, Arab Spring
pargc@asc.upenn.edu
215-573-8901
215-898-2024

Panels at the 4th World Congress for Middle Eastern Studies (WOCMES)

Aug 18, 2014 – Aug 22, 2014
Ankara
Turkey
Middle East Technical University
http://www.wocmes2014.org/
activism, public sphere, democracy, conflict, Iran, politics, Middle East, Television, Middle Eastern studies, media studies, satellite TV, communication studies, popular culture, Arab Spring, cultural studies
Feb 7, 2014

New Report: Blogs and Bullets III: Syria’s Socially Mediated Civil War

The United States Institute of Peace released a report that analyzes the role of social media in Syria's civil war. The report is titled Blogs and Bullets III: Syria’s Socially Mediated Civil War and written by Marc Lynch, Deen Freelon and Sean Aday. It presents novel empirical research on Twitter conversations about Syria that demonstrates important new findings about differences across Arabic and English users, and about the emergence of distinct, insular clusters of discourse.

Middle East Report: Gender Front Lines: Egypt, Syria, Tunisia, Turkey

The Middle East Research and Information Project (MERIP) released the new issue of its Middle East Report titled Gender Front Lines: Egypt, Syria, Tunisia, Turkey.

New Book: Cairo: Images of Transition: Perspectives on Visuality in Egypt 2011-2013

The book offers a broad range of artistic and academic works that examine the relationship between aesthetics and politics in the wake of the Egyptian revolution of January 25, 2011. With an emphasis on the political processes of 2011-2012, it traces the shifting status of the image as a communicative tool, a witness to history, and an active agent for change.

New Book: The Future of the Arab Spring: Civic Entrepreneurship in Politics, Art, and Technology Startups

The book examines the spirit of civic entrepreneurship that brought once untouchable dictators to their knees and continues to shape the region's political, artistic, and technology sectors. Through interviews with some of the region's leading civic entrepreneurs, including political activists, artists, and technologists, the author broadens popular understandings of recent events in this misunderstood region of the world.

New Book: Democratic Uprisings in the New Middle East: Youth, Technology, Human Rights, and US Foreign Policy

The book focuses on issues dealing with the political economy of revolt, youth, and cyberspace, and the rising significance of human rights and moral ideals for the younger generation. It analyzes regional tensions in Libya, Bahrain, and Syria and their consequences for US foreign policy in the MENA region. It covers the rise of Iran’s “Green Movement,” the “April 6 Movement” in Egypt, and the increasing significance of the role of women in the Arab Spring.
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