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Popular University : “Arab Revolts”, 13-14 May 2011

The Institute for Mediterranean Research and Studies Middle East (iReMMO) organizes on 13 and 14 May this year a first round on the theme of “Arab Revolts”. 

This training will be organized as follows: 
– Elizabeth Picard, director of research at the CNRS, will review the historical overview of these revolts and revolutions (Friday, May 13, 18-20h) 
– Alain Gresh, Journalist, specialist in Middle East, will identify the reasons for these uprisings, the peculiarities of each and the role of new media. (Saturday, May 14, 10:30 to 12:30) 
– Burhan Ghalioun, director of the Center for Studies of Contemporary East and professor of sociology at the Sorbonne, then will ask the question: “where the Islamists are gone?” (Saturday, May 14, 14h-16h) 
– Bassma Kodmani, Director, Arab Reform Initiative, will speak at last on the role of armies in the Arab world. (Saturday, 14 May, 16h30-18h30) 

This training will be held at Institute for Mediterranean Research and Studies Middle East (iReMMO): 
5, rue Basse des Carmes, in the 5th arrondissement of Paris (Metro: Maubert-Mutuality). 
Registration is required: iremmo.up@gmail.com (or 003 (0) 1 43 29 05 65), and participation is required at the entrance: 8 euros per session (5 euros for students & unemployed) or 20 euros for the entire training (12 EUR students & unemployed).

Fundación Asamblea de Ciudadanos y Ciudadanas del Mediterráneo
Calle San Francisco de Borja 20 – 8 - 46007 Valencia, Spain - Phone: +34 963 219 558 - E-mail: secretariat.facm@gmail.com