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How Not to Write a Constitution: Lessons From Egypt

Workshop on Arab Political Development
Marina Ottaway, Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars

This event is co-sponsored by th Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs, The Mamdouha S. Bobst Center for Peace and Justice, the Institute for Transregional Study of the Contemporary Middle East, North Africa, and Central Asia, and the Department of and Program in Near Eastern Studies.

Audience: Open to the public


Date/Time: 02/12/13 at 4:30 pm - 02/12/13 at 6:30 pm

Marina Ottaway is a senior scholar at the Washington, D.C.-based Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars. A longtime analyst of political transformations in Africa and the Middle East, she is currently researching the processes triggered by the Arab uprisings, particularly in Egypt and the Maghreb. Before joining the Wilson Center, Ottaway was director of the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace’s Middle East Program, where she worked on issues of political transformations in the Middle East and Gulf security. Her most recent book, as co-editor with Christopher Boucek, is “Yemen on the Brink” (2010). She earned her doctorate from Columbia University.

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