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Feminizing the Cedar Revolution in Lebanon: Lessons for the Arab Spring

SpeakerDr. Rita Stephan, US Department of State
Date Oct 28, 2013
Time 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm  
Location Room 3057, Lincoln Hall, 702 S. Wright St., Urbana, IL (map)
Sponsor Department of Sociology, Center for South Asian and Middle Eastern Studies, the Graduate College, the Center for Global Studies, the Center for Russian, East European and Eurasian Studies, European Union Center
Contact Rebecca Sandefur
Event type Lecture
Views 2778
Originating Calendar European Union Center Events

As a foreign affairs officer, Rita Stephan is the Syria and Lebanon analyst at the United States Department of State. She is also a visiting researcher at the Center Contemporary Arab Studies at Georgetown University and a senior demographics fellow at the Arab American Institute. Dr. Stephan (Ph.D. in Sociology from the University of Texas at Austin) has published on the Lebanese women's movement, social movements, social networks, and Arab-Americans.

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