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Syrian Seminar Series: “Business Networks in Syria: the Political Economy of Authoritarian Resilience.”

November 8, 2022 | 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm

Bassam Haddad is director of the Middle East and Islamic Studies Program and an associate professor in the Scharf School of Policy and Government at George Mason University. He is the author of Business Networks in Syria: The Political Economy of Authoritarian Resilience (Stanford University Press, 2011) and coeditor of A Critical Political Economy of the Middle East (Stanford University Press, 2021). Haddad is cofounder/editor of Jabaliya ezine and executive director of the Arab Studies Institute. He serves as founding editor of the Arab Studies Journal and the Knowledge Production Project. He is coproducer/director of the award-winning documentary film, About Baghdad, and director of the acclaimed series Arabs and Terrorism.Register hereSponsored by Duke History, The David L/ Paetz Innovative Teaching Funds Award, DUMESC and DISC


Online, Duke University


November 8, 2022
4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
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