Turbulent World – Lent Term 2015


Lent term 2015 series
Dates: 15 January, 28 January, 12 February and 26 February
Place: Pembroke College, University of Cambridge

Thursday, 15 January (Thomas Gray Room)
Understanding the Emerging Political and Social revolts from the Arab Streets and Squares: Challenges and Prospects for Younger Generation Revolts
Dr Milad El Harathi, Visiting Research Fellow, Clare College, University of Cambridge

Wednesday, 28 January (Outer Parlour)
Violence and Understanding: The British broadsheets’ coverage of the first Gaza war
Dr Dávid Kaposi, Open University

Thursday, 12 February (Thomas Gray Room)
El-Sisi’s Egypt: From counter-revolution to restoration
Dr Anne Alexander, Research Associate at the Centre for Research in the Arts, Social Sciences and Humanities (CRASSH)

Thursday, 26 February (Outer Parlour)
The new Arab cold war and the future of authoritarianism in the Middle East
Moulay Hicham Alaoui, D.Phil candidate, St Anthony’s College, University of Oxford

Refreshments will be served.
The seminars are free and open to all.

Should you have any queries, please contact cis@cis.cam.ac.uk