Middle East Studies

“Sowing the State: Cotton, Agricultural Cooperatives, and Decolonization in Egypt, 1920-1965”

Thursday, February 19, 2015

2:00pm – 3:30pm

Speaker: Ahmad Shokr

Ahmad Shokr is completing his PhD in History and Middle Eastern and Islamic Studies at NYU (2015), with a dissertation entitled, “Beyond the Fields: Cotton and the End of Empire in Egypt, 1919 ­â€1956.” Shokr also holds an MA from NYU (2008) and a BA from the University of Toronto (2006).

Partner lecture: History Department and Watson Institute.