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Thursday, April 26, 2018 from 8:30 AM to 5:30 PM (EDT)

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The Center for the Study of Islam & Democracy
19th Annual Conference


Authoritarianism and Democratic Decline:


In the Age of Sectarianism and Populism



Thursday April 26, 2018
The Mayflower Hotel
1127 Connecticut Ave NW
Washington, DC 20036



TENTATIVE PROGRAM

8:30 - 9:00  Registration

9:00 - 9:15 am Opening Remarks

9:15 - 10:30 AM - PANEL 1:

Egypt and the Contradictions of Liberalism


Moderator: Dalia Fahmy, Associate professor of political science, LIU Brooklyn

 

Daanish Faruqi, Visiting Scholar, Center for the Study of Genocide
 and Human Rights, Rutgers University


Andrew Miller, Deputy Director for Policy, The Project on Middle East Democracy (POMED)

Amy Austin Holmes, Associate Professor of Sociology at American University in Cairo

Mohamed Elmenshawy, Columnist for Al Shorouk News and contributor for mei.edu.

 
10:30 - 11:00 AM   Coffee and tea break



 11:00 - 12:00 PM - PANEL 2:

Piety or Politics? Interpreting the Iran-Saudi
Rivalry and the Rise of Sectarianism.


Moderator: Nader Hashemi, Director, The Center for Middle East Studies, University of Denver.

- Hussein Ibish, Senior Resident Scholar, Arab Gulf States Institute in Washington (AGSIW)

- Trita Parsi, President, The National Iranian American Council

- Mujeeb R. Khan, Ph.D candidate in the Dept of Political Science, UC Berkeley.

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12:00 - 2:00 PM - Keynote Luncheon

Keynote Speaker:  TBA


Keynote Panel:

Where is Turkey Headed?

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Assessing the State of Democracy in Turkey



Moderator:  Asma Afsaruddin, Professor of Near Eastern Languages and
Cultures at Indiana University


Harun Armağan
Vice Chair of Human Rights at the AK Party

Kemal Kirisci
Senior Fellow and Director, Turkey Project, Brookings Institution

Gonul Tol
Director of Center for Turkish Studies, at The Middle East Institute



2:00 - 3:30 PM  - PANEL 3 -


Challenges to Democratic Consolidation in Tunisia


Moderator:  Radwan A. Masmoudi, President of the Center for the Study of
Islam & Democracy


- Oussama Sghaier, Member of the Tunisian Parliament and Member of the Political Bureau, Ennahdha Party

- Khaled Chouket, Member of Executive Committee of Nidaa Tounes

- Andrew March, Fellow at the Islamic Legal Studies Program, Harvard University

- Eric Brown, Senior Fellow, Hudson Institute


3:30 - 4:00 PM   Coffee and tea break


4:00 - 5:00 PM  - PANEL 4 - Parallel Sessions:

 U.S. foreign policy, Neoliberalism, and the Pact Theory


Moderator:  


Dalia Fahmy, “In Flux: U.S.-Egypt Strategic Interests and Military Relations post-Arab Spring”,

Colin Powers, “Democratization Imperiled? Stubborn Neoliberalism in Tunisia and the Dangers Therein”

Deina Abdelkader, “Democratic Transitions: Are There Recipes for Success?”



 -  Islamic Politics, Populism, and Coalition Building

Moderator:  

Emrah Celik, “Power and Islam in Turkey: The Relationship Between AKP Government and Sunni-Islamic Groups, 2002-2015.”

Shirin Saeidi, “A Sovereignty of Pleasure: Hardship, Religion and the Politics of Statecraft in Post-2009 Iran,”

M. Tahir Kilavuz, “Once Allies, Always Allies: How Coalition Building Under Authoritarianism Shape Democratic Transitions in the MENA,”

5:00 - 5:15 pm  -  Closing Remarks

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1127 Connecticut Avenue Northwest
Washington, DC 20036

Thursday, April 26, 2018 from 8:30 AM to 5:30 PM (EDT)


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