Topic: Jason Brownlee

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.

Read more

Pulitzer Prize-Winning Author to Discuss Experiences Chronicling the History of Al-Qaeda

March 16, 2011

Event: Lawrence Wright, author, playwright and staff writer for the New Yorker magazine, will discuss and sign his Pulitzer Prize-winning book "The Looming Tower: Al-Qaeda and the Road to 9/11" at The University of Texas at Austin.

Read more

Ramadan, Islamic and Arab Experts

Aug. 20, 2009

This week, followers of the faith of Islam will begin to celebrate Ramadan, one of the religion's most important observances, which will continue through Sept. 20. Scholars at The University of Texas at Austin are available to discuss the Islamic faith, history and culture, and the Arab world from a variety of perspectives.

Read more

University experts condemn violence, but urge diplomacy toward Iran

July 13, 2009

Power of Protest:

Read more