Join the Muftah team at the hashtag #MuftahChat on the first and third Wednesday of every month at 12:30 pm Eastern Standard Time for a Twitter discussion of all things Middle East.
Themes will include policy, religion, political transformation, human rights, and culture, among other topics.
Everyone with an interest in the Middle East and North Africa is invited to join and contribute to the discussion. The aim of #MuftahChat is to open a flexible and informal online space for debate that defies stereotypes and broadens the scope of regional knowledge from a bottom up perspective.
Check back on the site for updates about upcoming #MuftahChat topics for each week and follow us on @MuftahOrg to join these exciting bimonthly discussions.
August 15th – Topic: the future of the Iranian nuclear negotiations and impact of the sanctions regime; Special Guests – Reza Marashi, Research Director at NIAC.
September 5th – Topic: constitutional updates from Libya and Tunisia; Special Guest – Duncan Pickard, a constitutional specialist at Democracy Reporting International
September 19th – Topic: the on-going protests in Qatif, Saudi Arabia; Special Guest – Ali Alsaffar, a young Qatifi blogger.
We look forward to chatting with you at #MuftahChat!
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