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Social Justice & Development Policy in the Arab World
​​ ​​​​​​​Lectures and Open Panel Discussions



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٩ أيار ٢٠١٧

جلسة نقاش لإطلاق تقارير بحثية
بالشراكة مع معهد الأصفري للمجتمع المدني والمواطنة
الحركة العمالية والنقابية والبحث عن العدالة الاجتماعية في العالم العربي

استمع إلى الجلسة


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٨ أيار ٢٠١٧

ورشة عمل لإطلاق تقرير
بالتعاون مع شبكة المنظمات العربية غير الحكومية للتنمية
 راصد الحقوق الاقتصادية والاجتماعيّة في البلدان العربيّة للعام ٢٠١٦ حول التشغيل غير المهيكل

استمع إلى الجلسة ||| شاهد الجلسة ١ ||| شاهد الجلسة ٢

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٢١ شباط ٢٠١٧

تقرير إطلاق
السياسة بالصدفة: الحراك يواجه شعوبه
كارول كرباج باحثة في برنامج العدالة الاجتماعية والتنمية في العالم العربي معهد عصام فارس للسياسات العامة والشؤون الدولية في الجامعة الأميركية في بيروت

استمع إلى المحاضرة ||| شاهد المحاضرة ||| ملخص عن المحاضرة ||| ​ لقراءة التقرير
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​​​​ February 2-3, 2017

Two-Day Conference
in collaboration with Mamdouha S. Bobst Center for Peace and Justice at Princeton University
Social Justice in the Arab World since 2010:
Changing Conditions, Mobilizations, and Policies


Arabic Press Release ||| English Press Release
Audio ||| Video



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٣١ كانون الثاني ٢٠١٧

بالتعاون مع مركز الأصفري للمجتمع المدني والمواطنة وشبكة المنظمات العربية غير الحكومية للتنمية
محاضرة
مشاورة وطنية حول العدالة الضريبية في لبنان

استمع إلى المحاضرة ||| شاهد المحاضرة ​||| ملخص عن المحاضرة





١٥ كانون الأول ٢٠١٦

بالتعاون مع مركز الأصفري للمجتمع المدني والمواطنة
محاضرة
دور الاتحاد العام التونسي للشّغل في ثورة تونس عام ٢٠١١
هالة اليوسفي، باحثة اجتماعية وأستاذة في جامعة "دوفين" بباريس

​استمع إلى الندوة ||| ​ شاهد الندوة ||| ملخص عن الندوة


November 21st, 2016
Lecture
From Populism to Terrorism: The Humanity of Radicalization
Eugenio Dacrema, Affiliated Scholar, Issam Fares Institute

Audio ||| Video




October 8th, 2016

Lecture
Co-sponsered by The Center for Arab and Middle Eastern Studies
Electrifying the History of Lebanon: Public Utilities and Popular Protests in the Wake of Independence
Ziad M. Abu-Rish
Affiliated Scholar at the Issam Fares Institute & Assistant Professor at the Department of History, Ohio University

Audio ||| Video ||| Summary



September 19th, 2016

Report Launch
with The International Labour Organization (ILO)
WHO CARES? Policy Options for Domestic Work in the Context of the Care Economy

Audio ||| Video



July 20th, 2016

Lecture and discussion
Time for a ‘ New New Social Contract’ in the Arab World
Zafiris Tzannatos

Audio ||| Video ||| Summary



June 30th, 2016

Lecture and Discussion
Imagining Citizenship in Beirut: Orders of Discourse and Ethics of Commitment
Marten Boekelo, PhD

Audio ||| Video ||| Summary



May 30th, 2016

In collaboration with the The YouCitizen Research Project
One-day symposium
Youth Citizenship in Lebanon: Promoting Citizenship, Enacting Citizenship

Audio ||| Video 1 ||| Video 2 ||| Conference Report







April 28th, 2016

Report Launch and Policy Discussion with Oxfam
"Poverty, Inequality and Social Protection in Lebanon"

Audio ||| Video







April 20th, 2016,

Lecture and Open Discussion
Constructing Resilience: Political Economy of Real Estate in Beirut
Julia Tierney
PhD Candidate at the University of California, Berkeley and Affiliated Scholar, Issam Fares Institute

Audio ||| Video







١١ نيسان، ٢٠١٦

جلسة نقاش
موجة جديدة من الحركات العمالية
حالتا مصر ولبنان

نبيل عبدو، باحث ومدرّس في الجامعة اللبنانية الأميريكية
نادين عبد الله، باحثة في المنتدى العربي للبدائل في القاهرة، وفي برنامج زمالة ما بعد الدكتوراه في الجامعة الحرة في برلين

استمع للندوة ||| شاهد الندوة ||| ملخص الندوة









March 4 & 5, 2016

Two Day Academic Conference at Princeton University
After the Uprisings: The Arab World in Freefall, Fragmentation or Reconfiguration?

Video

“The Arab Revolutions: Five Years On – The Arduous Road” Keynote lecture by Tarek Mitri
“The Comeback of Social Justice" Keynote lecture by Fawwaz Traboulsi

Conference Report







February 17th, 2016

Lecture and Open Discussion
Democracy, Human Rights and Justice: Development and Maldevelopment in our Globalized World
Haider A. Khan,John Evans Distinguished University Professor of Economics at the Josef Korbel School of International Studies at the University of Denver

Audio ||| Video||| Summary







October 22nd, 2015

Conference
In partnership with Konrad Adenauer Stiftung - Lebanon Office
Urban Inequalities and Poverty in Lebanon: What can be learned from the Social Market Economy?
Agenda
: English ||| Arabic
Audio ||| Video Part 1 ||| Video Part 2 ||| Arabic Summmary
September 18th, 2015
Human Development and the Arab Spring - Five Years On

Lecture & Discussion with
with Randall Kuhn
Associate Professor, University of Denver

Audio ||| Video ||| Summary ||| Presentation ||| Paper

June 29, 2015
Communism, Radicalism, and Social Justice in the Eastern Mediterranean





Lecture & Discussion with
Ilham Khuri-Makdisi & Sana Tannoury Karam

Summary
May 7th, 2015
The End of Development and Beginning of History: prospects for thinking, practice and justice in the Middle East

Lecture with Bruce Currie-Alder, IDRC MENA Director & Samir Makdisi, AUB

Audio | Video | Summary

January 22, 2015
Compassionate Communalism: Welfare and Sectarianism in Lebanon



The Issam Fares Institute held a lecture with Melani Cammett, Professor of Government, Harvard University

Audio | Video | Summary


November 6, 2014
Palestinian Neoliberalism and the Regional Context


The Issam Fares Institute and the The Center for Arab and Middle Eastern Studies held a lecture with Adam Hanieh, Senior Lecturer in Development Studies, School of Oriental and African Studies

Audio | Video | Summary






٦ تشرين الثاني ٢٠١٤
لمين الدالية؟ نقاش حول مفهوم الملكية، القوانين الحاكمة، والبعد البيئي لمنطقة الدالية



 

 



اقام معهد عصام فارس للسياسات العامة والشؤون الدولية
بالتعاون مع برامج الدراسات العليا في التخطيط المدني
والسياسات المدنية والتصميم المدني في قسم الهندسة المعمارية والتصميم ندوة حول
لمين الدالية؟ نقاش حول مفهوم الملكية، القوانين الحاكمة، والبعد البيئي لمنطقة الدالية

شاهد الندوة | استمع للندوة | ملخص للندوة



٢٩ تشرين الأول ٢٠١٤
ضبط الإيجار وسياسة الإخلاء




اقام معهد عصام فارس للسياسات العامة والشؤون

الدولية ندوة حول ضبط الإيجار وسياسة الإخلاء

استمع للندوة | شاهد الندوة | ملّخص الندوة












October 24, 2014
Housing Policies, Rent Control, and Property Taxation in Lebanon: Towards a Socially Just Model of Urban Development



The Issam Fares Institute for Public Policy and International Affairs and the Konrad Adenauer Stiftung held a seminar on Housing Policies, Rent Control, and Property Taxation in Lebanon: Towards a Socially Just Model of Urban Development

Arabic Agenda | English Agenda

Audio:
Session 1 | Session 2 | Session 3

Video:
Session 1 | Session 2 | Session 3



September 29, 2014
The Paradox of Citizenship and Justice in Divided Societies: Lebanon, Bosnia-Herzegovina, and South Africa



The Issam Fares Institute of Public Policy and International Affairs & The Graduate Programs in Urban Planning, Policy and Design (MUPP-MUD) at the Department of Architecture & Design, FEA-AUB held a lecture as part of "The Social Justice and the City Lecture Series for Fall 2014" entitled: "The Paradox of Citizenship and Justice in Divided Societies: Lebanon, Bosnia-Herzegovina, and South Africa" by Professor Lynn Staeheli from Durham University

Lecture Series Poster | Lecture Series details

Summary | Audio | Video





September 9, 2014
The People Want to Overthrow Which Regime? "The Neopatrimonial State and the Arab Spring"

The Issam Fares Institute for Public Policy and International Affairs and the Arab NGO Network for Development held a book launch and panel discussion on Adib Nehme's latest book, with Adib Nehme- Regional Advisor – ESCWA
Fawwaz Traboulsi – American University of Beirut
Tareq Tell – American University of Beirut
Ziad Abdel Samad – Arab NGO Network for Development
Rami Khouri – Issam Fares Institute

Summary | Video | Audio 1 | Audio 2



June 13, 2014
Systematic Country Diagnostics: The World Bank's response to social justice demands in the Middle East?

The Issam Fares Institute for Public Policy and International Affairs cordially held a roundtable discussion entitled with
Kaushik Basu and Shantayanan Devarajan,

Audio | Video | Summary

 
May 16, 2014
Despite all Difficulties - Syrian Civil Society before the Revolution

The Asfari Institute for Civil Society and CitizenshipInstitute in collaboration with IFI held a lecture entitled:Despite all Difficulties - Syrian Civil Society before the Revolution

Audio | Video




 
May 6, 2014
The Making and Reclaiming of Communal Spaces in Beirut: The Story of the Dalieh

Issam Fares Institute for Public Policy and International Affairs held a lecture by Abir Saksouk-Sasso

Invitation|||Audio ||| Video ||| Summary ||| Al-Akhbar

 
 
April 25, 2014
Post-Uprisings Economies: Alternatives and the Changing Paradigm


Issam Fares Institute for Public Policy and International Affairs held a lecture with Wael Gamal and Ziad Abdel Samad

Invitation ||| Audio ||| Video ||| Summary





 
March 20, 2014
The Square

As part of Social Justice and Development Policy in the Arab World initiative and in collaboration with Human Rights Watch screening of 'The Square' was held

Invitation|||Summary






February 27, 2014
The Youth, the Economy and Social Justice in the Arab Region

Issam Fares Institute for Public Policy and International Affairs held a lecture with Dr. Mary Kawar & Dr. Zafiris Tzannatos

Invitation

Audio ||| Video ||| Summary

 


December 20, 2013
The World Bank: Any Lessons Learned from the Arab Uprisings?
An open discussion in its series The Ambassador in the Academy - bringing resident and roving ambassadors of countries and multinational institutions to AUB to exchange thoughts with students, faculty and staff with Ferid Belhaj - World Bank Director for Middle East Region

Invitation ||| Video ||| Summary


December 9th, 2013
100 Social Innovations from Finland
Issam Fares Institute for Public Policy and International Affairs held a book launch with Dr. Ilkka Taipale & Dr. Vappu Taipale

Invitation ||| Video ||| Book in Arabic

 
November 13, 2013
The Treacherous Road Towards a New Arab Social Contract
Issam Fares Institute for Public Policy and International Affairs cordially held a lecture by Omar Razzaz

Invitation ||| Read paper ||| Video ||| Summary

 
 
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