Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs

Law, Art and Revolution in the Middle East Today

Friday, May 3, 2013

9:30 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Joukowsky Forum

May 3, 2013
9:30am-1:00pm
Joukowsky Forum, Watson Institute, 111 Thayer Street

Roundtable on Law, Art and Revolution in the Middle East Today


9:30 to 9:45 am
Welcome: Beshara Doumani
Opening Remarks: Amr Shalakany and Chantal Thomas

9:45 to 11:00 am
Keynote Lecture: 
Bruce Ferguson, Dean, School of Humanities and Social Sciences, American University in Cairo: “Not in the Age of Pharaos”

11:15 am to 12:45 pm
Comments by: Sherief Gaber, Founding Member, Mosireen Independent Media Collective; Hassan Jabareen, Senior Robina Visiting Human Rights Fellow, Yale University, Director of Adalah: The Legal Center for Arab Minority Rights in Israel; Moukhtar Kocache, Advisor in Philanthropy Culture and Development; and Nada Shabout, Associate Professor of Art Education and Art History, Director, Contemporary Arab and Muslim Cultural Studies Institute, University of North Texas.