CSAMES Brown Bag Lecture: "Social Justice: The Unfinished Business of Arab Spring--An Insider View"
Speaker Gouda Abdel-Khalek, Professor of Economics at Cairo University
Date Jan 16, 2013
Time 12:00 pm
Location Lucy Ellis Lounge, 1080 Foreign Languages Building, Urbana
Cost Free and open to the public
Sponsor Center for South Asian and Middle Eastern Studies; Department of Economics; College of ACES Office of International Programs; Center for Advanced Study; Department of Anthropology; Unit for Criticism and Interpretive Theory; Center for Global Studies; Department of Political Science; Vernon K. Zimmerman Center for International Education and Research in Accounting
Gouda Abdel-Khalek, Professor of Economics in the Faculty of Economics, Cairo University, served as Minister of Solidarity and Social Justice in the post-January 25 revolution governments. He holds a Ph.D. from McMaster University (Canada). In addition to serving as advisor to various national organizations in Egypt, he served as international consultant for the UN (ECA , ESCWA, UNDP and UNU), the Population Council, and the International Development Research Centre (IDRC), and also as senior expert in the World Bank. Prof Abdel-Khalek was Fulbright Visiting Research Scholar at Johns Hopkins University and visiting professor at UCLA and USC, where he taught Theory of International Trade and Economic Development of the Middle East.