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Above Photo: Political Science chair Robert DeVigne delivers the opening remarks at a panel discussion entitled, "Arab Uprising: The Revolution and Its Aftermath," in the Coolidge Room on March 14, 2011.
A Farewell to Leila Fawaz
The Fares Center hosts a farewell celebration for Founding Director Leila Fawaz
Thursday, May 17, 2012

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Issam M. Fares Lecture
Remarks by Former US President
Bill Clinton

Sunday,
Nov. 6, 2011


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~ The Fares Center 2012 Conference ~
The Legacy of Kamal Salibi
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Recent Events

A Conversation with Leila Ahmed about her recent book, "A Quiet Revolution: The Veil's Resurgence, from the Middle East to America"
Thu., April 19, 12:30-2:00 PM
The Fares Center Conference Room (Mugar 129), Tufts University
Speaker: Leila Ahmed, Victor S. Thomas Professor of Divinity, Harvard Divinity School
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Conference: The Legacy of Kamal Salibi
Fri., Apr. 20, 8:45AM-6:15 PM
Coolidge Room, Ballou Hall
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Two Women's Lives in the Great War
Thu., April 12, 12:30-2:00 PM
The Fares Center Conference Room (Mugar 129), Tufts University
Speaker: Joyce Barsam, Vice President and Trustee, The Tavitian Foundation; Member, Board of Overseers, The Fletcher School
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The Economic Consequences of the North African Spring: What Model after the Demise of the Washington Consensus? Will Politics Derail Economics?
Wed., April 11, 12:30-2:00 PM
The Fares Center Conference Room (Mugar 129), Tufts University
Speaker
: Francis Ghilès, Senior Research Fellow, Barcelona Centre for International Affairs
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Power Sharing in the Middle East and the Ottoman Legacy
Thu., April 5, 12:30-2:00 PM
The Fares Center Conference Room (Mugar 129), Tufts University
Speaker
: Nadim Shehadi, Associate Fellow of the Middle East Program at Chatham House, United Kingdom
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Talking About A Revolution: The Uprisings in North Africa One Year Later
Thursday, February 16, 2012, 12:30-2:00 PM
The Fares Center Conference Room (Mugar 129), Tufts University
Speaker:
William Lawrence, North Africa Director for International Crisis Group
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Whither Israeli Democracy?
Thursday, February 9, 2012, 12:30-2:00 PM
The Fares Center Conference Room (Mugar 129), Tufts University
Speaker:
David Kretzmer, Professor Emeritus of International Law at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem and Professor of Law at the Sapir Academic College, Israel
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Augustus Richard Norton: Is the Revolution Here Yet? Assessing the 2011 Upheaval in the Middle East
(December 7, 2011)
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Roger Cohen: The Riddle of Iran's Nuclear Program
(December 6, 2011)
Speaker Biography & Lecture Summary

Student Panel: Interning in the Middle East
(Tuesday, November 29, 2011)
Lecture Summary

Joel S. Midgal: Israel: Social Revolution and Regional Isolation
(November 17, 2011)
Speaker Biography & Lecture Summary |  Watch the Video |  Watch the Q & A

Leila Farsakh: The Arab Spring and the One-States Solution in Israel/Palestine
(November 16, 2011)
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Jean-Pierre Filiu: The Arab Revolution as a Second Renaissance
(November 9, 2011)
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William Rugh: How has the Arab Spring Affected Yemen and the Gulf?
(November 7, 2011)
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Syria and its Neighbors after the "Arab Spring"
(October 24, 2011)
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Feroz Ahmad: Understanding Contemporary Turkey
(October 17, 2011)
Speaker Biography & Lecture Summary

Andrea Rugh: Is Tribalism Still Relevant in the United Arab Emirates?
(October 4, 2011)
Speaker Biography & Lecture Summary

William Rugh: Israel and Palestine After the Events in the Mideast and the UN
(October 3, 2011)
Forum summary

Raed Charafeddine: The Economic and Financial Consequences of the Arab Spring
(September 28, 2011)
Speaker Biography & Lecture Summary

William Rugh and  Ibrahim Warde: Libya: Lessons & Prospects
(September 19, 2011)
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Eva Bellin: The Robustness of Authoritarianism Reconsidered: Lessons of the Arab Spring
September 14, 2011)
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