The Herbert C. Kelman Seminar on International Conflict Analysis and Resolution is pleased to present:
“The Clash of Values in the Wake of the Arab Uprisings”
Reporter for the New York Times, Der Spiegel, and ZDF (German Television),
2013 Nieman Fellow
Professor of Political Science and Director of the Middle East Center for Peace, Culture, and Development, Northeastern University
Monday, April 29, 2013
4:00 – 6:00 p.m.
CGIS Building South, Room S-020 (Belfer Case Study Room)
Weatherhead Center for International Affairs
1730 Cambridge Street, Cambridge, MA
About the Speakers:
Souad Mekhennet is a German reporter and columnist of Turkish and Moroccan descent who works for the New York Times, Der Spiegel and ZDF (German Television). Since 9/11, she has covered conflicts and terrorist groups in Europe, North Africa, and the Middle East. She helped report the “inside the Jihad” series for the Times and together with her colleague Don van Natta, broke the story of Khaled el-Masri, a German-Lebanese man who had been kidnapped and sent via extraordinary rendition to Afghanistan. She previously reported for The Washington Post and is the co-author of two books about Islam and terrorism, which were published in Germany.
Denis J. Sullivan (Ph.D., University of Michigan) is a Professor of Political Science and the Director of the Middle East Center for Peace, Culture, and Development at Northeastern University. Sullivan is the author of nearly three dozen journal articles, book chapters, and encyclopedia entries and a number of books, including Egypt: Global Security Watch, with Kimberly Jones, (Praeger 2008); The World Bank and the Palestinian NGO Project: From Service Delivery to Sustainable Development (Jerusalem: PASSIA, 2001); Islam in Contemporary Egypt: Civil Society vs. the State, with Sana Abed-Kotob (Boulder: L. Rienner, 1999); Private Voluntary Organizations in Egypt: Islamic Development, Private Initiative, and State Control (University Press of Florida, 1994); and Privatization & Liberalization in the Middle East, co-edited with Iliya Harik (Indiana University Press, 1992).
About the Herbert C. Kelman Seminar Series: The 2012-2013 Herbert C. Kelman Seminar on International Conflict Analysis and Resolution series is sponsored by the Program on Negotiation, the Nieman Foundation for Journalism, the Joan Shorenstein Center on the Press, Politics, and Public Policy, The Weatherhead Center for International Affairs, and Boston area members of the Alliance for Peacebuilding. The theme for this year’s Kelman Seminar is “Negotiation, Conflict and the News Media”.