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Panel 1 Monday 26 March, 11.00 – 13.00

Panel 1a Reflecting on the 2011 ‘Arab Spring’: Can we understand new trends using old models? [part 1] The Syrian and Egyptian Cases (Liberation, Domination and Expression and Resistance, Representation and Identity Research Networks Panel)
Panel 1b Challenges to the GCC Social Contract in the Wake of the Arab Revolutions
Panel 1c Tunisia: Political Islam, Socio-demography and New Media in the Jasmine Revolution
Panel 1d Palestinian Strategies of Resistance and Development
Panel 1e Transitional Justice in the Middle East and North Africa

Panel 2 Monday 26 March, 15.30 – 17.30

Panel 2a Syrian Narratives during Revolutionary Change
Panel 2b The Persian Gulf and the Cold War
Panel 2c Discourses of Women’s Resistance in the Middle East
Panel 2d Reflecting on the 2011 ‘Arab Spring’: Can we understand new trends using old models? [part 2] The Cases of Tunisia, Jordan and Kuwait (Liberation, Domination and Expression and Resistance, Representation and Identity Research Networks Panel)
Panel 2e The Egyptian Revolution: Slogans, Symbolism and the Sisters

Panel 3 Tuesday 27 March, 09.00 – 11.00

Panel 3a The Media and the Arab Uprisings
Panel 3b Narratives of the Uprisings and the (Re)production of Structural Flaws in International Involvement
Panel 3c Gulf Economies in Transition
Panel 3e ‘Neo-Ottomanism’?: National and International Dimensions of Shifts in Turkish Foreign Policy

Panel 4 Tuesday 27 March, 11.30 – 13.00

Panel 4a Explaining Violence in Iraq
Panel 4b Asia and the Arab Uprisings: Asian Governmental and Popular Reactions to the Uprisings
Panel 4c Resistance through Music and Culture
Panel 4d Rethinking Islamist Movements in the Middle East; Mediating Cultures; Resistance and Power
Panel 4e Thinking about the Revolution: Social Movements, Structure, Space, Religion and the Military in the ‘January 25 Revolution’ (Critical Middle East Studies Research Network Panel)

Panel 5 Tuesday 27 March, 14.30 – 16.30

Panel 5a The Arab Spring: New Directions in Teaching and Researching the Middle East (Islamic Studies Network Panel)
Panel 5b Syria: The Effect of the Intifada on Theoretical Understandings
Panel 5c Political Islam and the Arab Uprisings
Panel 5d Revisiting the Israel-Palestine conflict: Missed opportunities, declassified documents and alternative narratives
Panel 5e The Algerian Exception?

Panel 6 Wednesday 28 March, 09.00 – 11.00

Panel 6a Iraq, its Regions and the International
Panel 6b Arab Spring in the Maghreb: Hidden Stories and Alternative Voices
Panel 6c The Role of Political Islam during and after the Arab Spring
Panel 6d The Crisis of Legitimacy: Transformations in Governance and Civil Society in the Contemporary Islamic Republic of Iran
Panel 6e The Everyday Construction of Authoritarianism in the Middle East

Panel 7 Wednesday 28 March, 11.30 – 13.30

Panel 7a The Economics of the Arab Spring
Panel 7b The Struggle for Identity and Power in Lebanon
Panel 7c Literature, Resistance and Revolt
Panel 7d Routledge Workshop: How to get published
Panel 7e The Yemeni Revolt

Panel 8 Wednesday 28 March, 14.30 – 16.30

Panel 8a Political Economy after the Arab Revolution: New Perspectives
Panel 8b Between Palestine and the Umma: Transnational Jihad Ideologues of Palestinian Origin
Panel 8c Shi’ism: Clerical Authority, Identity and Diaspora
Panel 8d  The Arab Uprisings: Multidisciplinary Perspectives
Panel 8e Revolutionary Cities, Revolutionary Youth: The Arab Spring Society

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