Event Date: Thursday, September 26th 2013, 7:30pm
International House at UC Berkeley, Chevron Auditorium, 2299 Piedmont Avenue, Berkeley
Shibley Telhami (GTU M.A. '78), Anwar Sadat Chair, University of Maryland
Sponsors: Institute of International Studies, International House, Center for Middle Eastern Studies
The Arab uprisings that began in 2010 profoundly altered politics in the Middle East. Once a voiceless region dominated by authoritarian rulers, the Arab world developed a new identity that led many experts to revise their understanding of the Arab people. Professor Telhami says the uprisings would not have been such a surprise if...