October 2, 2019, 5:30pm
Breaking Away, Breaking Apart: Labor Politics in North Africa
Presenter: Dr. Ian Hartshorn, Assistant Professor of Political Science, University of Nevada, Reno
Location: Fisher Bennett Hall Rm 201, 3340 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104

Based on more than 150 interviews with trade unionists, activists, politicians, and workers in Tunisia and Egypt, Dr. Ian Hartshorn explores how disgruntled workers broke away from their captured unions to create new, revolutionary movements among the working classes. 

Middle East Center