Lecture series on Middle Eastern media, diaspora and politics Post-Arab Spring

The research project Mediatized Diaspora – Contentious Politics among Arab Media Users in Europe at the Department of Cross-Cultural and Regional Studies, University of Copenhagen, invites you to the fall 2021 online lecture series on Middle Eastern media, diaspora and politics Post-Arab Spring. Please find descriptions of each lecture below.

All lectures will take place on Thursdays at 17:15 (CET).

For any inquiries, please contact project leader: Dr Ehab Galal

23/9 Saif Alislam Eid, Arab Center for Research and Policy Studies Resistant students: pathways of student activism in Post-Arab Spring Egypt

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30/9 Dr Mahitab Ezz El Din, Linnaeus University, Sweden Different forms of Othering: Arab Diaspora Social Media in Sweden: Site of Information or Site of Struggle?

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7/10 Dr Sahar Khamis, University of Maryland, College Park Arab Resistance in the Diaspora Post-Arab Spring: Potentials, Limitations, and Future Prospects

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14/10 Dr Atef Said, University of Illinois at Chicago Was not doomed to defeat: Contingency and Radical Possibilities in the Egyptian Revolution of 2011

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21/10 Dr Mustafa Menshawy, University of Lancaster Discursive Game of (De)Sectarianization: Assad’s Acting ‘As if Not’

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28/10 Dr Yazan Badran, Vrije Universiteit Brussel Social media and contentious politics a decade on from the Arab uprisings

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4/11 Dr Roza Tsagarousianou, University of Westminster Time and Mobility/Immobility: The chronopolitics of mobility and the temporalities of suffering and hope

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11/11 Dr Özlem Has, University of Copenhagen Turkish Paramilitarism Exported: The Case of SADAT in Post-Arab Spring Middle East

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18/11 ElSayed Mahmoud ElSehamy, PhD candidate, University of Manchester Exile: a polyvalent term

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