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How the West Stole Democracy from the Arabs: The Syrian Congress of 1920 and the Destruction of its Historic Liberal-Islamic Alliance

Elizabeth Thompson, American University in Washington, D.C.

March 29, 2021 · 12:00 pm-1:25 pm · Zoom

Department and Program in Near Eastern Studies

NES Virtual Seminar Series
Respondent: Amaney Jamal, Politics

Elizabeth F. Thompson is professor of history and Mohamed Said Farsi Chair of Islamic Peace at the American University in Washington, DC. She researches the history of democratic struggles in the Middle East since the early 20th century, with a special interest in how gender, race, and foreign intervention have shaped popular movements.

Open to the Public. Registration required: https://princeton.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJ0kd-uppjktE9aYhXHvlYAHu8m74t4lIdsK

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