CMES Public Seminar: The Arab Spring 10 Years On

Panel discussion with

Mohammed Almahfali, CMES, Lund University

Mark LeVine, CMES, Lund University, University of Californa Irvine, UCLA

Kholoud Mansour, iMMAP

Maria Malmström, CMES, Lund University

Charlotta Sparre, Director of the Swedish Dialogue Institute for the Middle East and North Africa

Moderator Karin Aggestam, CMES, Lund University

Please visit CMES event page for more information about speakers, abstracts and registration for seminars. We hope to return to hybrid and physical seminars once the infection rate of COVID-19 has decreased.

A report on Lebanon’s ‘October revolution’

Street Solidarity: A Report on Lebanon’s ‘October Revolution’

Author: Erin Cory (Malmö University)
2020

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Abstract

A report from November 2019, when the revolution was at its beginning.

“The sit-ins and dance parties feel long ago indeed in the face of mounting desperation. Lebanese politics has never lent itself to neat conclusions. Modes of dissent and solidarity, too, quickly change in color and scope in Lebanon, depending on what the moment calls for. We might expect the revolution – and the protests that carry it – to continue in some form, even if only, for the moment, online.”

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