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Communicating Contentious Politics: Social Movements and Networked Communication in the Arab World

Thursday November 30, 2017 Dr. Sarah El-Richani, CLS Visiting Fellow and Academic Visitor at St. Antony’s College, University of Oxford, convened the workshop “Communicating Contentious Politics” on 30 November, 2017 in Oxford. Eugene Rogan, Director of the Middle East Centre at St. Antony’s College, was at hand to warmly welcome participants to Oxford and give an…

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Teachers’ Leagues and Syndicates Role in Reform

The 2013 labour movement displayed several unique features that distinguished it from previous union strikes which were worth studying. One of the main questions this project explored is the issue of linking the strikers demands to fighting corruption and political reform breaking the status quo of March 8 and 14. This project focused more specifically on…

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A Study of Youth Political and Social Attitudes in Lebanon

The study investigated the political, social and civics attitudes of 900 students (15 to 17 years old) in 26 schools public and private (secular and faith schools) spread over the 6 Cazas (districts) in Lebanon. It also examined some of the conventional wisdoms regarding the effect of public schools versus private ones, faith versus secular…

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