Global Studies Summer Institute - The Middle East: The Quest for Democracy and Human Rights
After decades of political stagnation, societies across the Middle East are experiencing growing calls for change. Through gradual reforms and violent protests, citizens throughout the region are seeking to redefine their relationships with their governments. Explore how cross-currents like tradition and modernity, religion and secularism, isolation and engagement are shaping the debate from the café to the palace. You’ll come away with a deeper understanding of the desire for freedom and justice that we share with the people of the Middle East.