Seminar to explore the future of Arab Spring

Mohamed M. Abdel Aziz Mohamed

Mohamed M. Abdel Aziz MohamedWas the 2011 Egyptian revolution—characterized by violent and non-violent protests organized via social media—grounded in liberal mobilization or a long history of state internal conflicts?

Mohamed M. Abdel Aziz Mohamed, assistant professor of comparative cultural studies, will discuss the revolution and the confrontation between two poles of power in a lecture, titled “The Future of Arab Spring,” from 5:30 to 7 p.m., Wednesday, June 12, at the Native American Cultural Center.

The lecture, part of NAU’s Summer Seminar Series, will explore the current chaotic situation in Egypt and draw scenarios of future change in state structures, the political sphere, the market and the Muslim Brotherhood Group.