09 Apr The Inside Story of the Egypt Revolution
Abdallah Helmy Shehata (Political Science, American University in Cairo)
Thursday, April 9, 2015 / 4:00 PM
Lane Room, 3824 Ellison Hall
Helmy Shehata was an activist during the events and involved in organizing social protest. He is Vice Chairman, Programs Director, of the Sadat Association for Development and Social Welfare and has been involved in research projects on youth mobilization through social media, Al-Qaeda ideology, and the conflict lines between jihad and crusade. He will offer a unique opportunity to speak with an activist who participated in the events and was present during elite negotiations.
Sponsored by the IHC’s Identity RFG, the Center for Middle East Studies, and the Dept. of Political Science.