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  • The Living Dead or the Sonic Story of Male Bodies Behind Bars in Egypt

    The Peace and Conflict Studies Department is pleased to be a co-sponsor of this talk, featuring Dr. Maria Frederika Malmström, taking place at Swarthmore College. Title: The Living Dead or the Sonic Story of Male Bodies Behind Bars in EgyptSpeaker: Dr. Maria Frederika Malmström, Associate Professor of Anthropology and Research Fellow; The Aga Khan University, LondonDate…

  • Doctors of the Revolution: Medicine and Violence in Egypt’s Tahrir Square

    Doctors of the Revolution: Medicine and Violence in Egypt’s Tahrir Square Dr. Soha Bayoumi (Harvard University) Dr. Sherine Hamdy (Brown University) Friday, April 14, 2017 4:30pm Science Center 199 Swarthmore College Organized by Peace and Conflict Studies and Co-Sponsored by Arabic, Biology, Health and Societies Program, Islamic Studies, Political Science, Pre-Med Office, Sociology and Anthropology, Lang…

  • Nefertiti’s Daughters: Street Art of the Egyptian Uprisings

    From our friends in Modern Languages and Literatures Nefertiti’s Daughters: Street Art of the Egyptian Uprisings Director Mark Nickolas will be joining us for a screening of his award winning documentary Nefertiti’s Daughters (2015, 40 minutes) followed by a Q&A session. November 20, 2015; 2:15-4:00 p.m. Kohlberg Hall Room 228 Swarthmore College (directions) Nefertiti’s Daughters…

  • Troubled Political Transitions: A Perspective from Egypt

    Ann Mosely Lesch ’66, Professor Emeritus of Political Science, American University in Cairo, will present the 2014 Islamic Studies Annual Lecture, “Troubled Political Transitions: A Perspective from Egypt”. Wednesday, April 23, 2014 4:30 pm, Science Center Room 199 Swarthmore College Three years ago, Egyptians rose up to remove Hosni Mubarak’s corrupt authoritarian regime. Since then,…

  • Egypt’s Constitutional Quagmires: Pursuing Reform in Precarious Times

    From our friends in the Arabic Section and Islamic Studies: “Egypt’s Constitutional Quagmires: Pursuing Reform in Precarious Times.” Tamer Nagy Mahmoud Monday, March 31 at 4:30PM Science Center 101 Swarthmore College In this talk Tamer Nagy Mahmoud will discuss Egypt’s present crisis from the perspective of constitutional law. Tamer spent much of the last few…

  • New History courses may be counted toward Peace and Conflict Studies minor

    Enrollment for fall courses is coming up on Monday, and we are happy to announce that, with the hire of a new faculty member in the History department, Rosie Bsheer, three new courses may be counted toward a minor in Peace and Conflict Studies. Please note that the last course listed below may only be…