Topic: Arab Spring

Government Professor to Examine Source of Violence and Urge Diplomacy in Egypt

Aug. 15, 2012

Jason Brownlee, associate professor in the Departments of Government and Middle Eastern Studies at The University of Texas at Austin, has received a $109,484 grant to examine peace-building efforts in Egypt. The funding, provided by the United States Institute of Peace (USIP), will enable Brownlee to determine whether the rise in Egypt's anti-Coptic violence comes from underlying social tensions or from lack of government interventions.

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Researchers aim to build a better future

Nov. 4, 2011
Researchers aim to build a better future

In The Big Question series, faculty experts reveal what idea, technology or policy in their fields will make the world a better place.

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The big question in global affairs

Oct. 13, 2011
Alan Kuperman stands in the LBJ Library and Museum in the gallery that depicts America's involvement in the Vietnam War.

Associate Professor of Public Affairs Alan Kuperman says the spread of nonviolent resistance movements could lead to a more peaceful future.

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