Arab Studies Institute
Washington DC - Beirut
Arab Uprisings Brown Bag Lecture Series: Elite Cohesion and Social Heterogeneity: Syria and the Arab Uprisings
By Bassam Haddad
11/15/2011 11:30 am
Location: George Mason University, David King Hall, Room 1006.
The Arab Studies Institute (ASI) and George Mason University's Middle East Studies Program present Arab Uprisings Brown Bag Lecture Series: "Elite Cohesion and Social Heterogeneity: Syria and the Arab Uprisings" on November 15, 2011, at 4:30 PM, at George Mason University, David King Hall, Room 1006.
Bassam Haddad is Director of the Middle East Studies Program and teaches in the Department of Public and International Affairs at George Mason University, and is Visiting Professor at Georgetown University. He is the author of Business Networks in Syria: The Political Economy of Authoritarian Resilience (Forthcoming, 2011, Stanford University Press). Bassam serves as Founding Editor of the Arab Studies Journal a peer-reviewed research publication and is co-producer/director of the award-winning documentary film, About Baghdad, and director of a critically acclaimed film series on Arabs and Terrorism, based on extensive field research/interviews. He recently directed a film on Arab/Muslim immigrants in Europe, titled The "Other" Threat. Bassam also serves on the Editorial Committee of Middle East Report and is Co-Founder/Editor of Jadaliyya Ezine. He is currently a Visiting Scholar at Stanford's Program for Good Governance and Political Reform in the Arab World.