A public lecture by Amr Hamzawy, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace
Amr Hamzawy is currently a Senior Associate at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace. He previously taught political science at Cairo University and the Free University of Berlin. His research interests include the changing dynamics of political participation in the Arab world, including the role of Islamist opposition groups, with special attention both to Egypt and the Gulf countries. His recent publications include The Saudi Labyrinth: Evaluating the Current Political Opening (2006); Human Rights in the Arab World: Independent Voices, co-edited with Anthony Chase (2006); and Civil Society in the Middle East (2003).
This lecture is part of a colloquium held under the auspices of the Center for Near Eastern Studies, and conducted in conjunction with a graduate seminar on Islam and Political Regimes taught by Leonard Binder, Professor of Political Science. Each week the colloquium will consider the political regime in one Muslim country, focusing on state policy and the political forces associated with Islamic interests, organizations, and movements. The lectures will be open to the University community and will be held on Wednesday afternoons at 3:30 pm.
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