The Politics of Foreign Aid in the Arab Middle East: Have the Arab Uprisings Changed The Practice? (closed workshop)
date: June 28, 2013
location: Villa Sassetti
 
Benoit Challand
 
Assistant Professor at the Kevorkian Center for Near East Studies, New York University

 

Benoit Challand is Assistant Professor at the Kevorkian Center for Near East Studies, New York University. He holds a PhD in Social and Political Science from the European University Institute in Florence (2005) and has taught Middle Eastern studies at the University of Bologna and Politics at the New School for Social Research. He has published on civil society promotion and Islamic charities in the Arab world, in particular the book Palestinian Civil Society: Foreign Donors and the Power to Promote and Exclude (Routledge, 2009) and edited ( with Caroline Abu-Sada) Le développement, une affaire d’ONG? Associations, Etats et bailleurs dans le monde arabe (Karthala-IREMAM, 2011). He has just published a special issue of Constellations An International Journal of Critical and Democratic Theory (Volume 20, No 2, June 2013), with eight contributions on social theory and the Arab uprisings.

Benoit Challand is Assistant Professor at the Kevorkian Center for Near East Studies, New York University. He holds a PhD in Social and Political Science from the European University Institute in Florence (2005) and has taught Middle Eastern studies at the University of Bologna and Politics at the New School for Social Research. He has published on civil society promotion and Islamic charities in the Arab world, in particular the book Palestinian Civil Society: Foreign Donors and the Power to Promote and Exclude (Routledge, 2009) and edited ( with Caroline Abu-Sada) Le développement, une affaire d’ONG? Associations, Etats et bailleurs dans le monde arabe (Karthala-IREMAM, 2011). He has just published a special issue of Constellations An International Journal of Critical and Democratic Theory (Volume 20, No 2, June 2013), with eight contributions on social theory and the Arab uprisings.