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Altman Co-Presents: Anatomy of Authoritarianism in the Arab Republics

March 02, 2016 6:00 PM

Please join the Altman Program and the Tulane University Department of Political Science for the following talk by Joseph Sassoon, "Anatomy of Authoritarianism in the Arab Republics." Dr. Sassoon is the Sheikh Sabah Al Salem Al Sabah Chair at the Center for Contemporary Arab Studies at Georgetown University. He received his PhD from St. Antony's College, Oxford. and has written extensively about the Arab World. The courses he's taught at Georgetown span Political Economy of the Arab World; Modern Politics and History of Iraq and Egypt; Politics and Economics of Authoritarianism and Refugees in the Arab World. His last book, Saddam Hussein's Ba'h Party: Inside an Authoritarian Regime won the British-Kuwait Prize for the best book on the Middle East in 2013. He was also chosen as a fellow at the Woodrow Wilson Center for International Scholars for the 2014-15 academic year. 

The talk will be held Tuesday, April 19 from 4:00-5:30 in the LBC Room 201.