"Bread, Freedom, Social Justice: Agrarian Roots of the Arab Uprisings"

Monday, April 07, 2014
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM (ET)
Palamountain Hall Davis Auditorium
Event Type
Lecture
Contact
580-5948
Department
Environmental Studies

   Dr. Rami Zurayk will speak about the rural and food dimensions of the “Arab Spring”, a series of revolts, uprisings, and revolutions occurring in the Middle East and North Africa since 2010. As an agronomist, scholar, and activist, Dr. Zurayk will talk about the declining Arab agricultural sector, the problem of food insecurity, and the plight of the Arab small farmer, with a particular focus on Palestine. This event is co-sponsored by the Government Dept and the International Affairs Dept. 

 

 This event is free and open to the public.

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