Conference Schedule

March 29, 2012, Hussey Room, Michigan League, 911 N. University

9:00-11:00 AM      The Islamizers in Egypt: Salafis and Brotherhood
A. Al-Arian, Wayne State University; J. Brown, Georgetown University.

11:15 AM-1:15 PM     The non-Revolutions: Jordan, Morocco, and Turkey
J. Schwedler, University of Massachusetts.; A. Khanani, Indiana University; B. Turam, Northeastern University.

3:00-5:00 PM     Revolutions in Blood: Syria and Libya
B. Haddad, George Mason University; N. Abdurrahman, Columbia University.

5:30-7:00 PM    “Islamist Movements in Post-Revolutionary Egypt”
Keynote - Nathan Brown, George Washington University.

March 30, 2012, Assembly Hall, Rackham Graduate School, 915 East Washington

9:00 AM         Voices of Tahrir - Voices of Liberation

Arabic with German and English subtitles, Germany 2012, Negar Taymoorzadeh, Marcin Michalski, 21 min. 

September 2011 - 7 months after Mubarak's fall Egyptians are back in Tahrir Square to protest. What has changed?
What happened to the demands for freedom and social justice? What does the revolution entail for women? What could a new Egypt look like?

10:00-11:00 AM     Movements in Islamic Authority:Al-Azhar and Al-Amreeka
A. Ahmad, University of California-Santa Barbara

11:15 AM-1:15 PM     Revolutions in Political Thought?
A. Barzegar, Georgia State; O. Anjum, University of Toledo

2:30-4:30 PM    Wrap-up

7:00-9:00 PM     "Arab Spring to Arab Transitions"
Keynote at University of Toledo, Juan Cole, University of Michigan
Driscoll Auditorium Room 1019, 2801 W. Bancroft Ave., Toledo