May 1, 2012 @ 12:00pm
Johnson Center Cinema
George Mason University
Presented by the Arab Studies Institute (ASI) in collaboration with George Mason University's Public and International Affiars Department, Middle East Studies Program
Bassam Haddad, Director, Middle East Program Studies, George Mason University |The Limits of Authoritarian Resilience in Syria |
Steven Heydemann Senior Advisor, Middle East Initiative, United State Institute of Peace | Regime Resilience, Resistance to Democracy, and Authoritarianism in Syria |
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Forum on Arab and Muslim Affairs (FAMA) is the research arm of the Arab Studies Institute. It produces and oversees ASI’s research projects on overarching issues related to the Arab and broader Muslim worlds, including the Middle East and North Africa. The forum is the home of ASI's Knowledge Production Project, the Political Economy Project, among others. All FAMA projects are operated by the Arab Studies Institute, a nonprofit organization that produces and scrutinizes knowledge on matters related to the Arab world and its relations.