April 11, 2013 @ 4:30pm
Johnson Center, Room F
George Mason University
Presented by the Arab Studies Institute (ASI), George Mason University Middle East Studies Program, Global Interdisciplinary Programs, and the Center for Global Islamic Studies
Roger Owen, Professor Emeritus of Middle East History at Harvard University
This event discussed Owen's most recent publication, The Rise and Fall of Arab Presidents of for Life, a political history of an era when most presidents were becoming more monarchical, which effectively came to an end with the revolutions of the "Arab Spring."
Forum on Muslim and Arab Affairs
FAMA is the research arm of the Arab Studies Institute.
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.