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“The People Want to Bring Down the Regime”: A History of Dissent and the Arab Spring
WhenWednesday, Jan 24, 2018, 7:30 – 9 p.m.
WhereKane Hall 130
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Arbella Bet-Shlimon, ’03, Assistant Professor of History, UW

In 2011, the Middle East erupted in protests against authoritarian regimes. While several were forced out of power, most of these movements for greater freedoms were brought to an end by counterrevolutionary violence. Examine these events, known collectively as the Arab Spring, through the history and many meanings of dissent in the modern Middle East.

Admission: $5–$15 (Individual lecture); $15–$50 (series pass)

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