Hizbullah 2000-2007: An Identity Crisis or a Crisis of Legitimacy?
A public lecture by Rola El-Husseini, Texas A&M University
Wednesday, June 06, 2007
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Bunche Hall 10383
Rola el-Husseini is an Assistant Professor in the Bush School of Government and Public Service at Texas A&M University, where she teaches on Middle East Politics, Political Islam, and the Arab-Israeli Conflict, among other issues. She holds a Ph.D. in Political Sociology from the Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales, Paris, France. Her current research focuses on elite politics in postwar Lebanon and she will begin a comparative study of the role of Iran on Iraqi and Lebanese Shia political thought.
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.