The Center for Global Dialogue presents “The Arab Spring and its Aftershocks: Implications for U.S. Foreign Policy” on Saturday May 12th from 9:00 to 1:00 at Fe Bland Auditorium, Santa Barbara City College. Admission is free and light refreshments will be served. There will be break out sessions during which participants will discuss topics in greater detail.
The speakers are:
Richard Falk is Albert G. Milbank Professor Emeritus of International Law at Princeton University and Visiting Distinguished Professor in Global and International Studies at the University of California, Santa Barbara. He currently serves as the United Nations Special Rapporteur on Palestinian human rights. Professor Falk is the author, co-author, or editor of more than thirty books and numerous essays.
Nubar Hovsepian, born in Egypt, attended the American University of Beirut and received his PhD from The City University of New York. He is professor of political science and international relations at Chapman University and author of The War on Lebanon and Palestinian State Formation: Education and the Construction of National Identity, and is completing a book on Edward Said.
Magda Campo is Continuing Lecturer in Religious Studies at UC Santa Barbara specializing in Arab language instruction and Egyptian culture. A native of Egypt, she is co-leader of the UCsystemwide Summer Study Abroad program based in Cairo. A close observer of the region, Dr. Campo brings unique insights into Egyptian culture, religion, politics, and customs.
Manou Eskandari-Qajar is Professor and Chair, department of Political Science, at Santa Barbara City College where he has been on the faculty since 1992. Born in Vienna, Austria and raised in Austria and Iran, Dr. Eskandari holds degrees from the Lycée Francais de Vienne, the University of Vienna and M.A. and Ph.D. degrees from the University of California, Santa Barbara.
For further information contact Barbara Margerum at (805) 969-5149