Eminent Lectures

Eminent Lectures

  • Tomorrow’s Egypt: Challenges and Duties
  • 14 May 2011
  • Moataz Bellah Abd El Fattah
  • Dr. Moataz Bellah Abd El-Fattah is an Associate Professor of Middle Eastern Politics and Islamic Studies at Cairo University, Egypt and Central Michigan University, the United States. Currently, he is the Political Adviser to Prime Minister Dr. Essam Sharaf. He got a Master’s Degree in Political Science from Cairo University, and a Master’s Degree in Applied Economics and a PhD in Political Science from the United States. In 2009, he received a Provost Award for Outstanding Research and Creative Activity from Central Michigan University. He also worked in a number of research centers in Egypt and the United States. He wrote eight books and numerous academic articles published in both English and Arabic.

  • Abstract

  • Moderated by Dr. Abd El-Fattah Mady, Professor of Political Science at Alexandria University, the lecture tackled post-Revolution challenges and ways to keep the Revolution’s momentum. Moataz Bellah Abd El-Fattah described the 25th of January Revolution as very successful on the political level; however he stressed the need to reflect this success on the economical and social levels. He also highlighted the importance of the culture of dialogue and people’s unity to face the current extremism trends that ignite the fire of sedition which destabilizes the security and stability in Egypt.

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