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“Perspectives on the Arab Spring” Portland Event

Date: 6:00pm PDT March 21, 2012 Location: World Trade Center Portland

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    Image from a protest in Egypt
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    Map showing countries undergoing political and social events considered to be part of the Arab Spring

World Trade Center Portland

Meet local alumni and parents, and enjoy learning from members of the L&C faculty and student body about Perspectives on the Arab Spring.

Wednesday, March 21, 6 p.m. Reception followed by a panel
World Trade Center Building 2 - 25 SW Salmon St.
Entrance is located on SW Salmon between Naito Parkway and 1st Avenue
For directions, click here and enter your starting location.


Learn about different perspectives on the remarkable wave of revolutions and protests that swept through a number of countries starting in December 2010.

The panel is composed of Cyrus Partovi, Senior Lecturer of International Affairs; Paul Powers, Associate Professor of Religious Studies and Departmental Chair; Pauls Toutonghi, Assistant Professor of English, and Zein Hassanein ’13, a student from Egypt. The panel will be moderated by Cari Coe, Assistant Professor of International Affairs. There will be time for Q&A.