In the roughly two decades prior to the Arab Spring in 2011, Muslim clerics, intellectuals and political activists had developed frameworks for envisioning and explaining the relationship (actual and desired) between Islam, the state and society. These frameworks were often…
Emad Shahin speaks about the state of academic freedoms and human rights in Egypt
Center for Middle East Studies Director Nader Hashemi hosts a discussion with Egyptian political scientist Emad Shahin, a recent Carnegie Centennial Visiting Fellow with the center. Professor Shahin discussed the current political situation in Egypt and commented on hi recent…
with Shadi Hamid, Emad Shahin, and Alex Thurston ISIS in Iraq and Syria, and Boko Haram in northern Nigeria continue to use an overlapping language of political Islam and references to the caliphate and the Shariah. This event brought together…
Panelist, “Egypt After the Elections”, The Middle East Institute, Washington DC June 6, 2014.
Panelist, “Struggle for Democracy in Egypt”, International Institute of Islamic Thought, VA 6 February 2014.
Panelist, Islamists in Power: Challenges and Prospects, AUC Forum 18 February 2013.
Panelist, Understanding the Current Constitutional Crisis, AUC Tahrir Dialogue Panel Discussion 13 December 2012.
Panelist, Democratic Revolution in the Middle East? Notre Dame’s Kroc Institute for Peace Studies, 9 February 2011.
Guest Lecturer, “Jihad, Combat and Peace in Islam,” Goethe Universität, Frankfurt, Germany, June 16, 2010.