HIA Netherlands Hosts Debate on the European Impact of Arab Change
On April 28, HIA Netherlands and De Balie, a leading center for politics, culture and media in Amsterdam, will host a public event entitled "Arabic Change, European Shift: The impact of the Arabic revolution on European policy and the European community."
Many dictators in the Arab world and North Africa feel the pressure of the continuing protests; from Morocco to Bahrain people are discontent about oppression, corruption and unemployment. The consequences of these change are incalculable. The region will never look the same, but what do they mean for Europe? What does a "democratic" Arab world mean for European politics and policies? To what extent will Europe benefit from an emancipated Arab population? How are Arab and Muslim communities in Europe affected by the Arab democratic revolutions?
Led by playwright and radio host Pieter Hilhorst, a panel of experts – including Rouba Al Fattal (Canadian-Syrian scholar), Atef Hamdy (migration and extremism expert at the Clingendael Institute), Alexander Weissink (writer and journalist), Nadia Bouras (Researcher in Moroccan migration history at Leiden University), El Yamine Soum (French-Algerian sociologist) and Marietje Schaake (MEP D66, Netherlands) – will debate the effects of the Arab revolution on Europe.
Following the debate, Pieter Hilhorst will interview journalist Alexander Weissink and present Alexander Weissink’s latest book, Egypte: habibies, helden en huichelaars (De Bezige Bij 2011).
The debate and interview will be held in English and will take place on the April 28 at De Balie (Kleine Gartmanplantsoen 10 Amsterdam) at 20:00. Tickets are available through the De Balie website or HIA Senior Fellows may email email@example.com for tickets.
NAACP President to Speak on U.S. Election at New York Conference
Humanity in Action is pleased to announce that Cornell Brooks, President of the National Association for the Advancement of… Read more
Humanity in Action Releases Schedule for International Conference in Athens
June 20, 2016 — Humanity in Action is pleased to annouce the complete schedule and list of speakers for the Seventh… Read more
Humanity in Action Celebrates the Launch of Summer Fellowship Programs
June 2, 2016 – Humanity in Action is proud to celebrate the launch of the Humanity in Action Fellowship programs in… Read more
Humanity in Action Releases Video Marking Its 18th Anniversary
Humanity in Action is celebrating 18 years of educational programming in 2015. To mark this special occasion, Humanity in… Read more
See all News & Events