Smith Memorial Student Union, Browsing Lounge (SMSU 238), 1825 SW Broadway
Nohad A. Toulan is Dean Emeritus of Portland State University’s College of Urban & Public Affairs and Distinguished Professor Emeritus of the School of Urban Studies & Planning, and is an internationally recognized urban planner who contributed extensively to the development of major urban and regional plans in the U.S., the Middle East, North and West Africa. Dr. Toulan has been an adviser to the United Nations Development Program and to local and foreign governments on development issues. A native of Cairo and Alexandria, Dr. Toulan recently visited Egypt to witness firsthand the country’s “Second Revolution.”
Dr. Toulan will provide an update on the political and economic conditions in post-Mubarak Egypt. He will also report on the demands of the movement that overthrew the government and what changes the interim government has made in response to those demands since Mubarak’s departure.
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The Nohad A. Toulan School of Urban Studies and Planning is the nation's oldest continuously operating instructional program in urban studies. Faculty have a tradition of engaging with the city through both research and practice. The School's degree programs focus on understanding metropolitan regions and their problems, and analyzing policies to shape their evolution and overcome obstacles.
The Middle East Studies Center at Portland State University promotes understanding of the people, cultures, languages and religions of the Middle East. As a National Resource Center for Middle East Studies under the U.S. Department of Education’s Title VI program, the Center serves as a resource on issues pertaining to the Middle East through activities that reach students and scholars, as well as businesses, educators, and the media. The Middle East Studies Center supports academic conferences, workshops, cultural events, lectures, and a resource library.