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Egypt's Arab Spring: Past and Present Revolutions

Event Type
Lecture
Sponsor
World Affairs Council of Central Illinois
Location
Brookens Auditorium
Date
Jan 27, 2014   7:30 pm  
Speaker
Kristi Barnwell
E-Mail
speakerseries@uis.edu
Phone
2172068507
Views
180
Originating Calendar
ECCE Speaker Series Community Calendar

Dr. Barnwell will provide historical background on the evolution of the Egyptian state and recount the Egyptian Revolutions. This talk will address the issues unfolding in Egypt today, including: What role has the military played in the revolutions? What kinds of obstacles exist for the future of democratic, constitutional rule in Egypt? What is the current state of civil society in Egypt?

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