After The Uprisings - The Arab World in Freefall Fragmentation or Reconfiguration - Panel 6 - "Urban, Local and Protest Politics"

Two Day Conference cosponsored by the Issam Fares Institute for Public Policy and International Affairs at the American University of Beirut, the Mamdouha S. Bobst Center for Peace and Justice, and the Princeton Institute for International and Regional Studies Workshop on Arab Political Development with the collaboration of the Project on Middle East Political Science, and the Woodrow Wilson School for Public and International Affairs. Panel 6: Urban, Local and Protest Politics Discussant: Chantal Berman (Princeton University) · Jeanie Sowers (University of New Hampshire), Erika Weinthal (Duke University) and Neda Zawahri (Cleveland State University), “State Deconstruction and the Targeting of Urban Infrastructure in the Middle East.” · Lana Salman (University of California, Berkeley) and Bernadette Baird-Zars (Columbia University), “From the fragments up: expansions of municipal autonomy in Syria and Tunisia.” · Shamiran Mako (University of Edinburgh) and Valentine Moghadam (Northeastern University), “The Arab Spring and its Aftermath: Explaining Divergent Outcomes.” · Nadine Abdalla (Freie Universität Berlin), “The Quest for Accountability and Socio-political Change in Egypt: Repertoire of Actions and Challenges for Youth Activism at the Local Level.”