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Lecture on 'The Arab Awakening' set Nov. 2 at MSU

October 18, 2011

Emilio Ferrin, a specialist in the sociology of Islam from Seville, Spain, will lecture about "The Arab Awakening" on Nov. 2 at MSU.   High-Res Available

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An international expert in the sociology of Islam will deliver a free public lecture about "The Arab Awakening" at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 2, in room 105 of Reid Hall on the Montana State University campus.

Emilio Ferrin, a professor at the University of Seville in Seville, Spain, will discuss the fight for democracy in Arab countries and the impact on international politics.

Ferrin specializes in Al-Andalus and contemporary Arabic questions such as the recent Arab revolutions. He is the author of 11 books, including his most recent book, "Al-Andalus Revisted," which was published in 2009.

The Department of Modern Languages and Literatures is sponsoring Ferrin's visit to MSU. For more information, please contact John Thompson at or 994-6445.

John Thompson (406) 994-6445,