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Five Years after the Arab Revolutions: “The Arduous Road of Democratization and Future Prospects”
The Arab Revolutions: Five Years On - Videos

Videos

 

Day One: Thursday, January 21, 2016
9:00 - 10:00 Opening Remarks Bathish Auditorium Tarek Mitri: Policy Institute at the American University of Beirut
Mohammad Almasri: Arab Center for Research and Policy Studies
       
10:00 - 11:00 Arab Opinion Index Bathish Auditorium Mohammad Almasri: The Arab Revolutions and their Development:
The Public View
       
11:30 - 13:30 Session One

Aud A

The Arab Revolutions Five Years on:
A Re-Reading and a Critical Examination 1

Chair: Wajih Kawtharani
Participants: Mouldi Lahmar, Hamzeh Almoustafa, Mustapha Al-Teer,
and Dina El-Sharnouby

       
    Aud B Protest Movements as Part of the Arab Revolutions

Chair: Marlene Nasr
Participants: Haider Saeed, Abdel Nasser Jabi, Abdulhadi Al Ajmi, and Carmen Geha
       
15:00 - 17:00 Session Two Aud A The Arab Revolutions Five Years on: a Re-Reading and a Critical Examination 2

Chair: Maha Yahya
Participants: Farid Khaled, Hafiz Harrous, Wendy Pearlman, and Linda Matar
       
    Aud B Media and Communications and the Arab Revolutions

Chair: Walid Noueihed
Participants: Omar Bizri, Billie Jeanne Brownlee, and Sally Hamarneh
       
17:30 - 18:30 Keynote Lecture Bathish Auditorium Orphaned Democracy
Ghassan Salamé
       
18:30 - 19:30 Keynote Lecture Bathish Auditorium From Toppling Tyranny to Protecting the Democratic Transition: The Case of Tunisia
Abdelfattah Mourou
       
Day Two: Friday, January 22, 2016
9:00 - 10:30 Session One Aud A Arab Political Movements and the Revolutions: Roles and Transformations 1

Chair: Jihad El Zein
Participants: Salameh Kaileh, Nagwan El-Ashwal, and Khalil al-Anani
       
    Aud B Arab Political Movements and the Revolutions: Roles and Transformations 2

Chair: Rayan El-Amine
Participants: Zoltan Pall, Mohamed-Ali Adraoui, and Ahmad Abdul Hamid Hussein
       
11:00 - 13:00 Session Two Aud A The State and Revolutions: Containment and Confrontation 1 (video unavailabe due to technical problems)

Chair: Bashshar Haydar
Participants: Mahdi Mabrouk, Ouled Bahi Boun, Mohammed Elagati, and Malika Zekhnnini
       
    Aud B The State and Revolutions: Containment and Confrontation 2 (video unavailabe due to technical problems)

Chair: Mona Harb
Participants: Michael C. Hudson, Clement M. Henry, Mohammad El Shewy, and Daniel P. Brown
       
14:30 - 16:30 Session Three Aud A Arab Armies and the Revolutions: Redefining the Roles (video unavailabe due to technical problems)

Chair: Samer Frangie
Participants: Hani Awad, Hassan Al Hajj Ali Ahmed, Carla Marie Emanuel Issa, and Arnaud Kurze
       
    Aud B The Democratic Transition: Approaches and Questions (video unavailabe due to technical problems)

Chair: Bassel Salloukh
Participants: Antonio-Martín Porras-Gómez, Mohammed Bask Manar, Sidi Moulay Ahmed Aylal, and Georges Fahmi
       
16:45 - 18:30 Roundtable Discussion Bathish Auditorium Roundtable Discussion with a number of prominent young leaders
Chair: Fawwaz Traboulsi
       
18:35 - 19:30 Keynote Lecture Bathish Auditorium Probing the Main Obstacle to the Arab Popular Uprisings: Can the Arab people topple the regime with the state in place?
Gilbert Achcar
       
Day Three: Saturday, January 23, 2016
9:00 - 10:00 Keynote Lecture Bathish Auditorium The Challenges Facing the Arab Spring
Khaled Ali
       
10:00 - 11:00 Keynote Lecture Bathish Auditorium The Political Theology of ISIS
Ahmad Dallal
       
11:30 - 13:30 Session One Aud A From Revolution to the Dilemma of the Democratic Transition

Chair: Saoud Almawla
Participants: Raymond Hinnebusch, Mourad El Mehni, Ahmed Idali, and Mohamed Ruhayem
       
    Aud B Obstacles to the Democratic Transition in the Arab States

Chair: Hazem Al Amine
Participants: Abdelwahab El-Affendi, Leila Kabalan and Amr Kotb, Alhassan Bin Noujeim, and Jawhar Jammoussi
       
15:00 - 17:00 Session Two Aud A The Stalled Democratic Transition: the Role of Social Institutions 1

Chair: Nasser Yassin
Participants: Maziyar Ghiabi, Heba Raouf Ezzat, Mai Mogib, and Rahim Ahmed Khafaji
       
    Aud B The Stalled Democratic Transition: the Role of Social Institutions 2

Chair: Charles Harb
Participants: Naim Chelghoum, Isam Al Khafaji, Rabab El-Mahdi, and
Adel al-Shorjabi
       
17:30 - 19:30 Session Three Aud B Regional and Global Polarization and the Impact on the Development of the Arab Revolutions
Chair: Rami Khouri
Participants: Yasser Djazaerly, Felicia Pratto and Fouad Bou Zeineddine,
Muriel Asseburg, and Natalia Berenkova
 
 
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