On Thursday, October 23, 12-2pm at 450 Tudor Center at the University of Southern California, USC`s Middle East Studies` Program (MESP) is hosting a panel discussion on "Spotlight on Egypt."
UC Santa Barbara Professor Paul Amar will examine President Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi`s Egypt by looking at the new means of control embedded in recently emergent regional, socio-spatial, and geopolitical patterns. UC Santa Barbara Professor Sherene Seikaly will examine the continuities and ruptures of the current regime in Egypt with its predecessors by tracing al-Sisi`s performance of power and presidential authority. And Laila Shereen Sakr will discuss the emergence of the open source tech movement in Egypt and the challenges it faces in a shifting political environment. The panel will be moderated by USC Professor Laurie Brand.
For more information: http://dornsife.usc.edu/mesp/news/