Recalling Revolt: Popular Contestations of Egypt’s ‘Arab Spring’

Event Type: Branch

Takes Place: 29th January 2019

Time: 7 p.m.

Venue: Theatre 2, Roland Levinsky Building, University of Plymouth, Drake Circus, Plymouth PL4 8AA.

Description: Dr Rezk has researched the revolutions that swept across Iraq, Syria and Yemen, three devastating Arab-Israeli wars and moves towards an uneasy peace between Egypt and Israel in the late 1970s and early 1980s. She has looked at formative events, individuals and themes that have shaped the modern Middle East, from 'Nasserism' to political Islam. Her recent work has been on the latest upheavals of the 'Arab Spring' across the Middle East, and has briefed UK and US government departments on her findings.

How to book: The Arts Institute Plymouth University T: 01752 585050 E: theartsinstitute@plymouth.ac.uk

Price: Free for national or local members of the Historical Association, and for University of Plymouth students. Visitor tickets: £6.00, concessions £4.20.

Tel: 01503 230106

Email: a.cousins345@btinternet.com

Website: www.ha-plymouth.org.uk

Organiser: Alan H. Cousins

Lecturer: Dr Dina Rezk, University of Reading

Region: South-West England

Branch: Plymouth

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