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|Egyptian Revolution: Stalled Transition and Future Prospects|
|Date||Sunday November 24|
|Time||10:30 AM - 12:30 PM|
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Niebyl Proctor Marxist Library
6501 Telegraph Ave.
Oakland, CA 94609
|cuyleruyle [at] mac.com|
Egyptian Revolution: Stalled Transition and Future Prospects
From de facto military rule to elections to Islamism to military rule, has the Egyptian Revolution come full circle? After three years of upheaval and revelations, it is now possible to assemble a more complete picture of the geopolitics and power struggles behind the scenes. What now are the prospects for political activism, democracy, news coverage, system change, and U.S. policy?
Dr. Sharat G. Lin writes on global political economy, the Middle East, South Asia, labor migration, and public health. He is a contributing author to the book Studies in Inequality and Social Justice. He spent two months in Tahrir Square during 2009-2012, including during the initial uprising that overthrew President Mubarak. He is a research fellow at the San José Peace and Justice Center.