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Books and Articles Recommended by the Center for Dialogues’ Staff

Ben Achour, Yadh. “Nous risquons une dictature pire que celle de Ben Ali.” La Presse de Tunisie. La Presse, 2012. Web. 31 Aug. 2012. Retrieved from, http://www.lapresse.tn/31082012/54651/nous-risquons-une-dictature-pire-que-celle-de-ben-ali.html Translated by Sidra Translation Services. English translation titled “We face the risk of a dictatorship worse than Ben Ali’s” found here.

Anderson, Lisa. The State and Social Transformation in Tunisia and Libya, 1830-1980 (Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1986). See this book>

Arkoun, Mohammed. The Unthought in Contemporary Islamic Thought (London: Saqi Books, 2002). See this book>

Bulliet, Richard, The Case for Islamo-Christian Civilization (New York: Columbia University Press, 2004). See this book >

Charfi, Abdelmajid, L’Islam entre le message et l’histoire (Paris: Albin Michel, 2004). See this book >

Charfi, Mohamed, Islam and Liberty (London: Zed Books, 2005). See this book >

Cheddadi, Abdesselam, Ibn Khaldûn : L'homme et
le théoricien de la civilisation
(Editions Gallimard, 2006). See this book >

Eickelman, Dale and James Piscatori. Muslim Politics
(Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1996). See this book>

Garton Ash, Timothy, Free World: America, Europe, and the
Surprising Future of the West
(New York: Random House, 2004).

Gregorian, Vartan. Islam: A Mosaic, not a Monolith
(Washington D.C.: The Brookings Institution, 2003). See this book>

Hourani, Albert. The History of the Arab Peoples
(Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1991). See this book>

Hodgson, Marshal G.S. The Venture of Islam: Conscience and
History in a World Civilization
(Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1977). See this book>

Humphreys, R. Stephen. Between Memory and Desire: The Middle
East in a Troubled Age
(Berkeley: University of California Press, 1999). See this book>

Judt, Tony, Postwar: A History of Europe Since 1945 (New York: Penguin Press, 2005). See this book >

Piscatori, James. International Relations of the Asian Muslim
(Lanham, M.D.: University Press of America, 1986). See this book>

Sachedina, Abdulaziz. The Islamic Roots of Democratic Pluralism (New Delhi: Oxford University Press, 2001). See this book>

Sadiki, Larbi. The Search for Arab Democracy: Discourses and
(New York: Columbia University Press, 2002). See this book>

Taji-Farouki, Suha, ed., Modern Muslim Intellectuals and the
(New York: Oxford University Press, 2004). See this book >

Talbi, Mohammed and Gwendoline Jarczyk. Penseur Libre en Islam (Paris: Editions Albin Michel, 2002). See this book>

Zaman, M. Q. The ‘Ulama in Contemporary Islam: Custodians of
(Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2002). See this book>



Turkey under Erdoğan: Is it Still a Model of “Islamic Democracy”?

Report of the Panel organized by the New York University Center for Dialogues

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The Growing Divide between the Sunni and Shia Worlds

Report of the Conference organized by the New York University Center for Dialogues

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The University And The Nation

Report of the conference

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The “Arab Spring”: Does Academic Freedom Matter?

Report of the Panel Discussion Organized By The new York University Center For Dialogues: Islamic World — U.S. — The West And The Scholars At Risk Network

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The Future of U.S. Policy Toward Iran: Reimagining the Relationship

Report of the panel dsicussion.

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“Tunisia: The Last Hope of the ‘Arab Spring’? ”

Report of the panel dsicussion.

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Courage to Think: Intellectual Freedom in Tunisia and the Arab Spring

Report of the panel discussion

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Miral: A Palestinian/Israeli Dialogue On and Off Screen

Report of the panel discussion.

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“Arab Spring” or “Arab Winter”? — An Update on the Arab Revolutions

Report of the panel discussion.

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Recent Event

Social Media and the “Arab Spring”

Documentary Screening and Panel Discussion
December 4, 2014
6–8:30 PM
NYU Arthur L. Carter Journalism Institute Commons
20 Cooper Square, 7th Floor, New York, NY

The screening of the documentary, Génération Maudite (Doomed Generation), was followed by a panel discussion about the use of social media in the “Arab Spring.” The event was co–sponsored by the NYU Center for Dialogues, the Foreign Policy Association and the Global and Joint Studies Program of the NYU Institute of Journalism.

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