The Middle East and North Africa: 2017 in Review—and What to Look for in 2018

Date(s) - 01/08/18
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Evanston Public Library

Hosted by
Northwestern University

MENA Monday Night at the Evanston Public Library. The Middle East and North Africa: 2017 in Review—and What to Look for in 2018

Northwestern University

Monday, January 8, 2018 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM

Marc Lynch is Professor of Political Science and International Affairs at George Washington University and is the director of the Project on Middle East Political Science (POMEPS).

He is the author of The New Arab Wars: Anarchy and Uprising in the Middle East (2016), The Arab Uprising: The Unfinished Revolutions of the New Middle East (2012), and Voices of the New Arab Public: Iraq, al-Jazeera, and Middle East Politics Today (2007) and the editor of The Arab Uprisings Explained: New Contentious Politics in the Middle East (2014).

He is a contributing editor at the Monkey Cage blog for the Washington Post. He is editor of the Columbia University Press series Columbia Studies on Middle East Politics and a nonresident senior associate at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace. In 2016, he was named an Andrew Carnegie Fellow.

This event is part of the MENA Monday Night series, a partnership between Northwestern’s MENA Program and the Evanston Public Library aimed at expanding the public’s understanding of the MENA region and fostering a forum for questions and dialogue.

MENA Monday Night events are free of charge and open to the public.