'Arab Spring' workshop at UNO lures expert
Egyptian anti-government activists clash with riot police in Cairo, Egypt, in January 2011 during Arab Spring revolts in that country. A national expert on the ongoing revolt in Syria will be the headliner for an Arab Spring workshop this weekend at the University of Nebraska at Omaha.
Posted: Friday, April 12, 2013 12:00 am
A national expert on the ongoing conflict in Syria will be the headliner for an “Arab Spring” scholarly workshop Saturday and Sunday at the University of Nebraska at Omaha.
The Arab Spring refers to the wave of democratic uprisings that spread across the Arab world beginning in late 2010. Joshua Landis, who will deliver the workshop's keynote address at 7 p.m. Sunday, is an associate professor and director of the Center for Middle East Studies at the University of Oklahoma.
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Friday, April 12, 2013 12:00 am.