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Caption: Campbell Conversations - Conversations in the Public Interest
Campbell Conversations - Conversations in the Public Interest 

Grant Reeher speaks with two guests—Shaimaa Zoghaib, who teaches at a university in Cairo, and Imen Yaakoubi, who teaches at a university in Tunisia.

From: WRVO
Series: Campbell Conversations in the Public Intererst
Length: 25:38

To try to get some deeper context and understanding of the recent events in the Middle East, Grant Reeher speaks with two guests—Shaimaa Zoghaib, who teaches at a university in Cairo, and Imen Yaakoubi, who teaches at a university in Tunisia.

Campbellconversationslogo_small To try to get some deeper context and understanding of the recent events in the Middle East, Grant Reeher speaks with two guests—Shaimaa Zoghaib, who teaches at a university in Cairo, and Imen Yaakoubi, who teaches at a university in Tunisia.  Both are living temporarily in the Central New York region, and watched the protests unfold from here.  Among other topics, they discuss how the base of activism in Egypt extends beyond youth, and the historical basis for the stored-up citizen anger in the region.  They also describe why they are they are optimistic—if cautiously optimistic—for their nations’ futures.

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Piece Description

To try to get some deeper context and understanding of the recent events in the Middle East, Grant Reeher speaks with two guests—Shaimaa Zoghaib, who teaches at a university in Cairo, and Imen Yaakoubi, who teaches at a university in Tunisia.  Both are living temporarily in the Central New York region, and watched the protests unfold from here.  Among other topics, they discuss how the base of activism in Egypt extends beyond youth, and the historical basis for the stored-up citizen anger in the region.  They also describe why they are they are optimistic—if cautiously optimistic—for their nations’ futures.

Broadcast History

This series began airing on WRVO in March 2010.

Intro and Outro

INTRO:

Grant Reeher speaks with Shaimaa Zoghaib and Imen Yaakoubi, in this week's Campbell Conversation.

OUTRO:

Campbell Conversations is produced by WRVO with support from The Campbell Public Affairs Institute at Syracuse University’s Maxwell School of Citizenship.

Additional Credits

Host: Grant Reeher
Associate Producers: John Giammatteo, Ranjana Venkatesh, Kasey Panetta, and Kevin Stawicki
Recording Engineer: Tom Fazio

Related Website

http://www.wrvo.fm, http://www.maxwell.syr.edu/campbell.aspx