Lectures & Panels Strategic Litigation in Egypt: Lawyers as Human Rights Advocates 12:15 pm – 1:15 pm

Nader Andrawos discusses the emergence of the Egyptian human rights lawyering movement and the use of strategic litigation as a tool of human rights advocacy in Egypt.

Lectures & Panels Religion in Times of Earth Crisis: Animal Stories, in Crisis 6:00 - 8:45 pm

Muslim communities, among others, have shared stories of religious environments and animals that were inherited, transmitted, and reinterpreted. Teren Sevea will discuss the question, “Can listening to these stories compel us to re-evaluate our academic approaches to religion and environments."

Lectures & Panels The Future of the Afghan Diaspora in Pakistan 7:00-8:00 PM

A critical exploration of the future of the Afghan diaspora in Pakistan led by experts Mohammad Sagha, Zaib Aziz, Pashtana Durrani, and Sahar Aryaee.

Lectures & Panels Citizens, Civil Society, and Activism under the EPRDF Regime in Ethiopia: An Analysis from Below 12:30 – 13:30 EDT (20:30 Addis Ababa)

This book, proposing “an analysis from below,” reverses the the dominant narrative on authoritarianism under the EPRDF regime in Ethiopia, to show that civil society actors were in fact more active participants than suggested by the state-centric view.