Seminar and Book Launch « Knowledge Production in the Arab World: The Impossible Promise », 1st February 2016

On the occasion of the publication of the book by S. Hanafi and R. Arvanitis, “Knowledge Production in the Arab World: The Impossible Promise” (London: Routledge) and in Arabic by Editions of the Center for Arab Unity Studies (CAUS), Issam Fares Institute for Public Policy and International Affairs (IFI) organises a Seminar and Book Launch on February 1, 2016 at 5 – 7 pm.

Opening notes :

-­ Nasser Yassin, Director of Research, IFI
-­ Mouïn Hamzé, Secretary General, National Council for Scientific Research (CNRS)  -­ Ziad Hafez, Acting Director, CAUS


-­ Rigas Arvanitis, Senior researcher CEPED-­?IRD and Director, Institut Francilien Recherche Innovation  Société(IFRIS)

-­ Sari Hanafi, Professor of Sociology, American University of Beirut

Discussants :

-­ Hassan Charif, CNRS advisor on science policy
-­ Seteney Shami, Director-­?General, Arab Council for the Social Science