Breakfast seminar: Street versus system – the protest wave in the Middle East
Over the past months, popular protests have shaken the rulers of Algeria, Lebanon, Iran and Iraq. In this breakfast seminar, NUPI researchers discuss the nature of the protests and the prospects for change.
Sara Merabti will talk about popular mobilization and the contested elections in Algeria.
Khaled Zaza will share an eyewitness account of the protests in Beirut.
Tine Gade will talk about Tripoli as a pivot of the Lebanese protests.
Kjetil Selvik will discuss the consequences of the protests for Iran.
Breakfast will be served from 08.30!