DM@P Forum focused on the event of the Arab Spring.

Tuesday, November 29, 2011

Speakers will include: Prof. Mohammed Bamyeh, Sociology, whose research expertise includes globalization, social movements, revolution, and Islam and was present in Cairo during the initial events of the Egyptian Revolution. Prof. Michael Goodhart, Politics, whose expertise includes democratic “control” over global decision-making, social justice, and democracy. Dr. Alice Mattoni, Sociology, whose research focuses on new media, politics, and “activist media practices.” These three speakers from Pitt will offer their thoughts on the Arab Spring, including the role that digital media played in these revolutions.