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Tunisia: Political Conflict after July 25

October 4, 2021

This panel will examine the evolving political conflicts in Tunisia since the July 25 power grab executed by President Kais Saied that has been widely characterized as a step toward cementing...

Islamists and the Arab Uprisings

May 18, 2021

This event is cosponsored by the Abbasi Program in Islamic Studies at Stanford University and the Ten Years On Project, www.TheArabUprisings.org    ABSTRACT During the height of the mass uprisings...

The Unfinished Arab Spring Ten Years on: Where Are We Going?

January 4, 2021

ABSTRACT  This talk is based on the speakers’ recently published edited volume The Unfinished Arab Spring: Micro-Dynamics of Revolts between Change and Continuity.

The United States: From Reluctant Democracy Support in the Middle East to Authoritarian Enabler

April 13, 2020

ABSTRACTDemocracy promotion has been a longstanding goal of US foreign policy in the Middle East and elsewhere. President George W.

Political Contestation and New Social Forces in the Middle East and North Africa

March 9, 2018

Please note: Registration for the conference is open only to Stanford University affiliates. A valid SUNet ID is required to register. Click here to register.

Tunisia: An Arab Anomaly

February 12, 2018

This event is co-sponsored with The Abbasi Program in Islamic Studies. ABSTRACTThe Arab Spring began and ended with Tunisia.

Election Observation and Perceptions of Elections

May 7, 2015

AbstractThis study evaluates the effects of election observers (EOs) on local beliefs about the credibility of elections.

The Tunisian Transition and the Challenge of Youth Alienation

April 21, 2015

AbstractSocial and economic grievances of Tunisian youth played a major role in igniting the uprising in Tunisia, and more generally, the so-called Arab Spring.

Workers and Revolutions in Egypt and Tunisia

January 21, 2015

Abstract:Arab workers participated prominently in the popular uprisings of 2011.

The Long-Term Impact of Imperialism on Gender

May 22, 2014

Abstract: Gender equality is considered important for development and good governance, yet the causes of cross-national variation in gender equality are still not well understood.

U.S. Alliances in a Changing Asia

March 7, 2014

With rising tensions over history and territory among Asian nations, China's rise as a regional power, and a so called rebalancing of the American role and presence our two most important alliances...

Dealing with North Korea's Nuclear Ambitions – A New Approach Needed?

February 21, 2014

This is a keynote speech open to the public during the Sixth Annual Koret Conference on "Engaging North Korea: Projects, Challenges, and Prospects." The North Korean nuclear threat has now been...

Reforming the Entrepreneurship Ecosystem in Post-revolutionary Egypt and Tunisia

October 23, 2013

Abstract: The seminar session will present findings from a new study on the entrepreneurship ecosystem in post-revolutionary Egypt and Tunisia.

Summer of 2013: A Focus on Egypt and Turkey

October 22, 2013

The Mediterranean Studies Forum presents a panel discussion about the popular protests and recent developments in the Middle East.

Egypt's Stalled Transition: A Roundtable Discussion

October 3, 2013

Lina Khatib is the co-founding Head of the Program on Arab Reform and Democracy at the Center on Democracy, Development, and the Rule of Law at Stanford University.

A discussion about economic formalization in the MENA region

April 12, 2013

Abstract: Does formalization really matter for developing economies?

ARD Annual Conference: Building Bridges: Towards Viable Democracies in Tunisia, Egypt, and Libya

March 28, 2013

Fourth annual conference of the Program on Arab Reform and Democracy (ARD) organized in collaboration with the University of Tunis, El Manar and the Centre d'études maghrébines à Tunis (CEMAT)....

Islamism vs. Secularism: The Arab Spring, Phase 2

March 6, 2013

This event is co-sponsored by the Arab Studies Table Abstract: Ahmed Benchemsi, a Stanford visiting scholar and award-winning Moroccan journalist, will introduce "FreeArabs.com".

The United States and the Arab Awakening -- An Early Assessment

May 10, 2012

Abstract: Tamara Cofman Wittes, who helped manage the State Department's response to the Arab Awakening and now directs the Saban Center for Middle East Policy at the Brookings Institution, will...

Democratic Transition and Development in the Arab World

April 26, 2012

The third ARD annual conference examineي the challenges, key issues, and ways forward for social and economic development in the Arab world during this period of democratic transition.  Day One -...

Arab Satire Night

April 18, 2012

The Arab Studies Table at Stanford presents:   ARAB SATIRE NIGHT The funny side of the Arab Spring feat.

Politics, Economics and Civil Society in the New Tunisia

April 4, 2012

In this brown bag seminar, Lotfi Maktouf, president and founder of Almadanya, a Tunisian NGO formed after the Tunisian revolution to empower people through a series of development and cultural...

Tools of Change: How the Internet Helped Shape the Arab Spring

February 24, 2012

AbstractThe Internet has served as a tool in the struggle for freedom in the Arab Spring uprisings, from Tunisia--where bloggers made sure the struggle was heard around the world--to Syria, where...

Perspectives on Obama's Approach to Global Governance

February 7, 2012

About the topic: A major challenge faced by President Obama is how to modernize the system of global governance to adapt to the rising influence of emerging powers and to more effectively address...