Edward Said Lecture Series: Transformation in Egypt - Sherifa Zuhur and Bruce Gilley
Portland State University
Edward Said Lecture Series
Sociology of Islam Presents
Transformation in Egypt:
Populist, Islamic and Political Aspects
Sherifa Zuhur and Bruce Gilley
Wednesday February 23
Urban Center - Room 710 - 4:00 - 6:00 PM
Sherifa Zuhur is a scholar of Islamist movements, national security issues and culture of Egypt and several other countries of the Middle East. She is currently Director of Middle Eastern, Islamic and Strategic Studies and formerly a professor at the American University in Cairo and the Strategic Studies Institute at the US Army War College. She holds three degrees from UCLA in Political Science and Arabic and Arabic Lit., Islamic Studies and the History of the Middle East and has authored 15 books including Revealing Reveiling: Islamist Gender Ideology in Contemporary Egypt and Egypt: Security, Political, and Islamist Challenges.
Bruce Gilley earned his B.A. in International Relations at the University of Toronto. He went on to finish his M.Phil. in Economics at the University of Oxford and his Ph.D. in Politics at Princeton University. Dr. Gilley is a frequent advisor to governments and NGOs on matters of democracy and human rights in Asia. He serves on the editorial board of the Journal of Democracy and as a programme evaluator for Radio Free Asia's Mandarin Service.
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