Peace, Power, and Protests: Challenges of Environmental Sustainability in the Middle East and North Africa

The Center for Middle Eastern Studies and the Institute of the Environment present:


a series of environment-related lectures about the Middle East

Activists, experts, and the state: Environmental politics and Egypt’s 2011 uprising 
Jeannie Sowers, University of New Hampshire 
Thursday, March 13 at 6pm in ILC 130
Water and the Arab-Israeli peace process
Aaron Wolf, Oregon State University 
Friday, March 28 at 3.30pm in Harvill 404
Environmental activism above politics? How contests over energy projects in Turkey are intertwined with identity politics
Ståle Knudsen, University of Bergen, Norway 
Monday, March 31 at 4pm in Marshall 490
A siege of salt and sand: A documentary exploration of 21st century “climate chaos” in Tunisia 
Sam McNeil, University of Arizona 
Tuesday, April 8 at 6pm in Bannister 424
Terrors of the desert sublime: Historical political ecology for a sustainable future in the Middle East
Diana Davis, University of California, Davis 
Wednesday, April 16 at 4pm in Marshall 490


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