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Michael Herb: Monarchism Matters: Explaining the Resilience of Monarchs in the Arab Spring

Tue, February 12, 2013 | BAT 5.108

12:00 PM

Erwin Talks in Comparative Politics Speaker Series presents Michael Herb, Director of Middle East Institute, Georgia State University.

Political institutions do matter: monarchs are not immune to revolution, but the specific context of the Arab Spring made monarchs less vulnerable to street protests than their presidential counterparts.

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