THE SYRIAN UPRISING THREE YEARS ON: REGIME, OPPOSITION, OUTSIDERS

Professor Bassam Haddad and Discussant, Atef Said, Visiting Faculty, Department of Sociology, UIC

Tuesday, April 22, 2014, 5:00 pm

401 University Hall at University of Illinois at Chicago

Bassam Haddad is the Director of the Middle East Studies Program, George Mason University; co-founder and Editor of the renowned on-line magazine Jadaliyya; executive director of the Arab Studies Institute; and founding editor of the Arab Studies Journal. Professor Haddad is author of Business Networks in Syria: The Political Economy of Authoritarian Resilience (Stanford University Press, 2011) and co-editor of Dawn on the Arab Uprisings: End of an Old Order?: Mediating the Arab Uprisings and Teaching the Middle East after the Arab Uprisings (forthcoming). He is also the Director of the award-winning documentary film, About Baghdad, and director of the critically acclaimed film series, Arabs and Terrorism, and the film, The “Other” Threat, on Arab/Muslim immigrants in Europe.

Organized by: UIC Asian Studies Program and Asian American Studies Program. Co-Sponsored by: UIC’s Office of International Affairs, Department of Sociology, Department of History, Social Justice Initiative, Gender and Women’s Studies Program,Global Health Initiative, Diaspora Cluster, International Studies, and Institute for Research on Race and Public Policy

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