Event Series

Social Movements and Popular Mobilisation in the MENA

Building on the online network, the Centre organises regular discussion-based seminars inviting academics to present their work. Papers are circulated in advance and are briefly presented at the start, followed by questions and comments from the audience. 

Forthcoming Events 

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Redefining the Political: The Ultras Football 'Movement' in Egypt

Tuesday 17 October | 17:15–19:15 | Rabab El-Mahdi

Registration will open on 3 October.

 

Past Events Podcasts

2016–2017

  • The Calculus of Dissidence: The Socialist Forces Front and the Failure of Opposition in Algeria
    Tuesday 30 May 2017 | Hugh Roberts, Tufts University
  • Insurgent Cohesion and Collapse in Syria: A Social-Institutionalist Explanation
    Tuesday 2 May 2017 | Thomas Pierret, University of Edinburgh
  • Putting Gender at the Centre: The Feminist Turn in the Kurdish Political Movement
    Tuesday 7 March 2017 | Nadje Al-Ali, SOAS; Latif Tas, SOAS
  • Let's Rock/Rap it! Music as Collective Action: The Case of the Arab Spring
    Tuesday 11 October 2016 | Amina Boubia, Sciences Po Centre for International Studies
  • Reassembling the Spatial: Place-and-World Making as Social Movement Practice in Jordan and Palestine
    Tuesday 26 April 2016 | Christopher Parker, Ghent University
  • Why Some Contentious Movements Fail: The Case of the Syrian Opposition
    Tuesday 15 March 2016 | Dr Jasmine Gani, University of St Andrews 

2014–2015