Ali Ahmida participates as discussant on panel at MESA conference

November 26, 2012

Ali Ahmida, professor and chair of the Department of Political Science, served as a discussant on a panel titled “Colonial, Revolutionary, and Contemporary Libya:  Emerging Research” at the 2012 Middle East Studies  Association (MESA) conference, which was held November 17-20, 2012, in Denver, Colorado.

The purpose of the panel was to present samples of new scholarship that has been developing on 20th century and contemporary Libya.  The papers presented as part of this panel focused on Italian colonial rule (1911-1943), Qadhafi’s regime (1969-2011) and contemporary developments (2011-present).