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Title: Egypt: The Art of Revolution
START DATE: Thursday December 06
TIME: 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Location Details:
Technology Auditorium, Technology Center
San Jose City College
(corner of Moorpark and Bascom Avenues)
San Jose, CA 95128
Event Type: Speaker
Contact NameMerylee Shelton
Email Addressmerylee.shelton [at] sjcc.edu
Phone Number408-298-2181 x 3229
AddressSJCC, 2100 Moorpark Av, San Jose, CA 95128
The roots of the Egyptian Revolution go back to a decade of simmering worker and student unrest under "emergency" law. The popular uprising of January 2011 that toppled former President Hosni Mubarak was just the beginning of a long struggle with military rule and political Islam, but it also set into motion an explosion of political activism, loss of fear, and artistic creativity. Sharat G. Lin recounts his experiences in the last four years in the uniquely Egyptian "art of revolution" and its lessons for us.

Dr. Lin is president of the San José Peace and Justice Center. He writes on global political economy, the Middle East, South Asia, labor migration, and public health.

Prof. Merylee Shelton, founder of the Community Arts and Lecture Program, will moderate

Free and open to the public | Wheelchair accessible

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