Egypt: Whither the Revolution?
Hazem Kandil, UCLA
Abd al-Hamid al-Katib on the Identity of the Bureaucracy
A lecture by Wadad Kadi, University of Chicago
The Immortal Song of Freedom (lecture in Persian)
A book talk by Parvaneh Bahar, Author
Fazilat-e bakhshesh dar zendegi-ye fardi va siyasi (The Virtue of Forgiveness in Personal and Political Life)
A lecture by Arash Naraghi, Moravian College
Making Biblical Prophets Islamic
A lecture by Andrew Rippin, University of Victoria
What Does a Jew Want?: On Binationalism and Other Specters
Gil Hochberg In a conversation with Udi Aloni about the practice, art and theory toward binationalism.
What History Explains: The Arab World at the Intersection of the National and Transnational.
A talk by James Gelvin (UCLA)
Mobilization and Collective Action in the Arab Spring.
A talk Juan Cole (University of Michigan)
Negotiating Identities: Iranian Jews Conversion to Islam and the Baha’i faith
A lecture by Mehrdad Amanat, independent scholar and writer
Qur'an and Elocutionary Union in the Alhambra
A lecture by Richard Serrano, Rutgers University
The Arabs and the Holocaust: The Arab-Israeli War of Narratives
A lecture by Gilbert Achcar, School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS), University of London
Whither Syria? Historian Gelvin Looks at Arab Uprisings
UCLA Professor of History James Gelvin told an audience on campus on May 25 that the overthrow of Syria's regime amid unrest is possible but "highly unlikely," because Bashar al-Assad has a hold on power unlike that of Egypt's Mubarak and others. Listen to an audio podcast of the talk.