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BIPR | Revolution and Counter-Revolution in the Middle East and North Africa
Revolution and Counter-Revolution in the Middle East and North Africa

October 14, 2021 - 18:30

Paola Rivetti, Dublin City University, Ireland

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Revolution and Counter-Revolution in the Middle East and North Africa
The Middle East 10 Years after the Uprisings Series

hosted by Professor Raffaella A. Del Sarto

Paola Rivetti
Dublin City University, Ireland

Paola Rivetti is Associate Professor in Politics and International Relations in the School of Law and Government, Dublin City University.

She holds a PhD in History and Social Sciences from the University of Siena and an MA in Political Science and International Relations from the University of Turin. She has held positions at Milano Bicocca, the Catholic University of Milan, Ecole de Management de Normandie, Bogaziçi University, Laval University, the University of Montreal (UdeM) and the University of Palermo.

Rivetti's research interests focus on the government of societies and polities in the Middle East and North Africa from a comparative perspective, and on social and political mobilisations.

She is the author of Political Participation in Iran from Khatami to the Green Movement (2020) and the co-editor of Islamists and the Politics of the Arab Uprisings: Governance, Pluralisation and Contention (with H. Kraetzschmar, 2018) and Continuity and change before and after the Arab uprisings: Morocco, Tunisia and Egypt (with R. Di Peri, 2015). Her latest publication is the co-edited special issue of the journal Partecipazione e conflitto, entitled "Revolution and Counter-Revolution in the Middle East and North Africa".

Rivetti is a member of the council of the British Society for Middle Eastern Studies and chairperson of the Irish Network for MENA Studies. She is Associate Editor of the journal Iranian Studies and a member of the editorial boards of the journal i>Partecipazione e conflitto and the blog Lavoro culturale.
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