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Conference on 2012 Arab Uprisings to be Hosted at Georgetown U


The conference will feature a series of panels comprised of the leading scholars on Arab politics, civil-military relations, and the ongoing interaction of youth and technology in popular uprisings across the region. For a full list of speakers please see the conference agenda.

Georgetown's Center for Contemporary Studies is hosting a two-day conference titled, "The People Want the Fall of the Regime: The Arab Uprisings and the Future of Arab Politics." A series of expert panelists will explore the the underlying political, economic and demographic causes and outcomes of protests in countries across the Arab world. Experts will also discuss the historical significance of the Arab Spring uprisings and discuss what these dramatic developments mean for our understanding of Arab politics and for the future of the Arab world.
For more information and a full conference agenda, please visit:

Day 1: Thursday, March 22 from 9:00 a.m. until 3:45 p.m.

Day 2: Friday, March 23 from 9:30 a.m. until 4:00 p.m.

Lohrfink Auditorium
Rafik B. Hariri Building
Georgetown University
37th & O Streets, NW
Washington, D.C. 20057
SPONSORS: The Center for Contemporary Arab Studies at Georgetown University
COVERAGE: Members of the media interested in attending must RSVP to Rob Mathis at 202-687-4328 or to get details on coverage and access. Press will need to present valid credentials on campus.
Rob Mathis


Georgetown University37th and O Streets, N.W., Washington D.C. 20057(202) 687.0100

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