Netherlands Interuniversity School for Islamic Studies


Henriëtte van Lynden lecture 2022: A Decade after the Spring – The Arab World at Crossroads

The North Africa and Middle East department of the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs, NISIS  (Netherlands Interuniversity School for Islamic Studies) and Leiden University organized the 2022 Henriëtte van Lynden lecture on Thursday 15 December 2022. This year’s speaker was Amr Hamzawy (George Washington University).

The full lecture, including the Q&A was recorded. You can watch it here.

About Amr Hamzawy

Amr Hamzawy is the director of the Middle East Programme at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace in Washington, DC. He studied political science and developmental studies in Cairo, The Hague, and Berlin. In the coming years, Amr Hamzawy will also teach at George Washington University in Washington DC. He was previously an associate professor of political science at Cairo University and a professor of public policy at the American University in Cairo. Hamzawy’s research, teaching interests as well as academic publications focus on democratisation processes in Egypt, governance in the Arab world, and contemporary debates in Arab political thought. His recent book “Struggles for Political Change in the Arab World’’ was published in October 2022.