The Arab Council for the Social Sciences (ACSS) is pleased to announce its second conference, titled Questioning Social Inequality and Difference in the Arab Region, to be held at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Beirut, Lebanon, on March 13-15, 2015.
The conference will feature presentations of more than 80 papers examining contemporary or historical phenomena and comparative, cross-regional and global perspectives from all social science and allied disciplines.
ACSS is delighted to welcome Dr. Adam Hanieh as the keynote speaker at this conference. Dr. Hanieh is a Senior Lecturer in Development Studies at the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS), University of London (UK). He is the author of Lineages of Revolt: Issues of Contemporary Capitalism in the Middle East (Haymarket Books, 2013), and Capitalism and Class in the Gulf Arab States (Palgrave-Macmillan, 2011).