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Past Events

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Roundtable: Religion, Social Movements, and Protest in the Middle East



Chris Toensing, Editor-in-Chief, MERIP


Khalid Medani, McGill University


Asef Bayat, University of IllinoisUrbana-Campaign


Norma Moruzzi, University of Illinoisat Chicago


September 28 2012, John Carroll University

Roundtable: The Art and Culture of Revolt in theMiddle East



Nada Shabout, University of North Texas


Jessica Winegar, Northwestern


Ted Swedenburg, University of Arkansas


George Trumbull IV, Dartmouth College


September 28 2012, Case Western Reserve University 

Ian Hunter, Marcus Miller and Art of The Arab Spring


Joshua Stacher, Kent State University


Jessica Winegar, Northwestern University


September 27, 2012  

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Art, Narrative, and Muslim Identity


Naif Al-Mutawa, Comic Book Artist of
“The 99”


May 2, 2012, A Friday Forum at The City Club 

Superheroes, Inspired by Islam


Naif al-Mutawa, Comic Book Artist of
“The 99”


May 2, 2012, Baldwin-Wallace College 

Home and Homelands


Anthony Shadid, New York Times


March 23, 2012, Cleveland Museum of Art,

Cancelled because of Anthony’s premature death on February 12, 2012


NOCMES held Community Discussion about Anthony and his book House of Stone


April 19, Beachwood Library

Anchor 11

Charting the Arab and Muslim American Experience


Amaney Jamal, Princeton University


February 10, 2012, The Islamic Center of Cleveland 

Superheroes, Inspired by Islam


The Future of the Arab World: Pro-American Democracy or No Democracy at All?


Amaney Jamal, Princeton University 


February 10, 2012, Friday Forum at The City Club

The Arab Uprisings: A Conversation


Amaney Jamal, Princeton University


February 10, 2012, Hathaway Brown High School 

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