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Online Conference: Politics and Practices of Resistance in the Middle East, Center for Near Eastern Studies (UCLA), December 4, 2020 @ 12:00 – 2:45 pm

December 4, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 2:45 pm

On Friday, December 4, from 9 – 11:45 am Pacific (12 – 2:45 pm ET), UCLA’s Center for Near Eastern Studies will host the online conference, “Politics and Practices of Resistance in the Middle East.” Global Academy scholars Dilsa Deniz (UC San Diego), Seyed Masoud Noori (NYU), Haydar Darici (American University), and Melissa Bilal (UCLA) are featured speakers.
Please see below for the conference program, and click here to RSVP and register for the Zoom link.

Conference Program:

9:00-9:15 am Opening Remarks and Introduction by Ali Behdad (UCLA) and Asli Bâli (UCLA)
9:15-10:15am Panel 1 – Religion, Environment and Resistance

9:15- 9:30 Dilsa Deniz (UC San Diego)
9:30-9:45 Seyed Masoud Noori (NYU)
9:45-10:00 Discussant: Kevan Harris (UCLA)
10:00-10:15 Q&A
10:15-10:30am Break
10:30-11:30am Panel 2 – Urban Spaces, Social Movements and Resistance

10:30-10:45 Haydar Darici (American University)
10:45-11:00 Ruken Sengul (UCLA)
11:00-11:15 Discussant: Melissa Bilal (UCLA)
11:15-11:30 Q&A
11:30-11:45am Closing Remarks


December 4, 2020
12:00 pm - 2:45 pm
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