Speaker Rami Zurayk
Monday, April 07, 2014
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM (ET)
Palamountain Hall Davis Auditorium
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.
It is open to the public.