The Arab Spring and Democracy

Lecture on Arab Spring
Oct 19, 2012
04:30 PM to 06:00 PM
026 Hosler

Juan Cole, University of Michigan

This lecture will focus on the dynamics, politics and relationship between the Arab Spring uprisings and democracy.

A public intellectual, prominent blogger and essayist, Cole is the Richard P. Mitchell Collegiate Professor of History at the University of Michigan. As a commentator on Middle Eastern affairs, he has appeared in print and on television and has testified before the U.S. Senate.

The lecture is presented courtesy of the Penn State Center for Global Studies in partnership with the School of International Affairs, the World Universities Network, and the Asian Studies Department.

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