October 27, 2011 @ 8:00am
Research Hall 161
George Mason University
Presented by the Ali Vural Ak Center for Global Islamic Studies, Middle East Studies Program, and the Working Group on Displaced Population
As part of the semester-long lecture series on the Arab uprisings, Sumaiya Hamdani, Associate Professor in the Department of History and Art History, discussed the ground-breaking developments in the Middle East taking a close look at the significance of public spaces that protest movements emerged from and Islam's role in this historic transformative period.
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.