Unrest in Egypt Prompts Discussion at IPJ
Thursday, February 10, 2011
Inside USD -- As the situation in Egypt unfolds with protests, widespread violence and a major political struggle for embattled Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak, the University of San Diego’s Joan B. Kroc School of Peace Studies and its Institute of Peace & Justice hosted an impromptu event Thursday to discuss the reasons behind such unrest.
Nearly 200 University of San Diego students, staff, faculty, alumni and members of the community filled two IPJ conference rooms at lunchtime to listen, learn, engage and to ask what’s going on in Egypt and in the Middle East. Two USD Professors, Necla Tschirgi (KSPS) and Avi Spiegel, a professor in the College of Arts and Sciences’ Department of Political Science and International Relations, spoke on the current situation and answered questions. (Full Story)