State, Police, and Counter-Strategies in the Contemporary Middle East: Insights from Egypt and Turkey

Roundtable Discussion | Friday November 12, 2021 | 17:00–19:30 | Speakers: Deniz Yonucu (Newcastle University / EUME Fellow 2015-17)
Hossam Elhamalawy (journalist)
Adham Youssef (journalist / Freie Universität Berlin) Chair & Discussant: Erol Saglam (Freie Universität Berlin / Istanbul Medeniyet University / Fellow of the Rosa Luxemburg Foundation / IRGAC 2021-22)

Knowledge Production During Revolutionary Times: Reflections From, In, and On West Asia and North Africa

Roundtable Discussion | Friday October 29, 2021 | 17:00–19:30 | Hybrid (register for details)

Speakers: Nader Talebi (Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin), Nafiseh Fathollahzadeh (EUME Fellow of Rosa Luxemburg Foundation / IRGAC 2021-22), Oula Ramadan (Badael), Sana Tannoury-Karam (EUME Fellow 2020-22), Walid El Houri (OpenDemocracy / EUME Fellow 2013/14), Yasmeen Daher (Febrayer), Chair & Discussant: Jeffrey G. Karam (LAU / EUME Fellow of the Rosa Luxemburg Foundation / IRGAC 2021-22)

Walden Bello: The global rise of the far right [Video]

From Erdogan to Orban, from Bolsonaro to Duterte: we are witnessing a global rise of reactionary nationalist, racist and anti-feminist forces and a rapid de-democratization of political systems.

Global Crisis – Global Solidarity #2 with Sabrina Fernandes [Video]

Brazil’s far-right president Jair Bolsonaro has struggled to keep his administration under control in recent months, destabilized by the government’s failure to stop the spread of COVID-19, confusion among his supporters, and now, potentially, an impeachment trial initiated by former supporters.