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April 2020

Event Cancelled: A book talk with Aaron Zelin “Your Sons are at Your Service: Tunisia’s Missionaries of Jihad”

April 14 @ 11:00 am - 12:15 pm CDT
Compsci 1221 Madison, WI United States + Google Map

A book talk with Aaron Zelin, Ph.D. Brandeis University   About the talk: Tunisia became one of the largest sources of foreign fighters for the Islamic State—even though the country stands out as a democratic…

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Lecture Cancelled: : “Partial wholes: descriptions of early modern Africa (Leo Africanus, Ramusio, Mármol)”

April 20 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm CDT
206 Ingraham Hall, 1155 Observatory Drive
Madison, WI 53706 United States
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Steven Hutchison (Spanish and Portuguese, UW-Madison).   About the talk: This presentation would look at how Africa, known and unknown, was “described” both in cartography and geographies of that era.   About the presenter: Steven Hutchinson…

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September 2020

Sahar Khamis “Arab Women’s Shifting Identities, Ongoing Activism(s) and Parallel Struggles”

September 14 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm CDT
206 Ingraham Hall, 1155 Observatory Drive
Madison, WI 53706 United States
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Arab Women's Shifting Identities, Ongoing Activism(s) and Parallel Struggles Sahar Khamis, University of Maryland   About the talk: This talk will be centered around Sahar Khamis last co-edited book, Arab Women's Activism and Socio-Political Transformation:…

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November 2020

Marwa Shalaby “Female Political Representation under Authoritarianism in the Middle East and North Africa”

November 2 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm CST
206 Ingraham Hall, 1155 Observatory Drive
Madison, WI 53706 United States
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  Marwa Shalaby Departments of Gender & Women Studies and Political Science UW-Madison   About the talk: TBA   About the presenter: Prior to joining the University of Wisconsin-Madison, Shalaby was the Fellow for the…

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