The panel discussion will take place during the international conference "Revolution Reborn?" which is not public. It is being organized by the Berlin Graduate School Muslim Cultures and Societies and the Center for Middle Eastern and North African Politics at the Otto Suhr Institute, Freie Universität Berlin. Political scientists, activists, and politicians will debate various issues related to the political future of Egypt and the Arab world in a regional and global context. The discussion will touch on issues that have been neglected up to now, such as the constitutional debates and the economic situation in the region. The discussants will include the Egptian opposition politician Hamdeen Sabahi (Karama Party); the philosopher Sadiq al-Azm, who is currently a Fellow at the Wissenschaftskolleg zu Berlin; and the former German Federal Minister of Justice, Herta Däubler-Gmelin, who is an adjunct professor at Freie Universität. Däubler-Gmelin is currently a consultant to the Tunisian government on constitutional issues.
Time and Location
- Panel discussion: October 26, 2012, 6:30 – 8 p.m.
- Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung, Hiroshimastraße 17, 10785 Berlin
Further Information and Interview Requests
Dr. Gabriele Freitag, Managing Director, Berlin Graduate School Muslim Cultures and Societies, Tel.: +49 (0)30 / 838-53260, Email: firstname.lastname@example.org