Salafists on Twitter: A Guest Lecture | The American University of Iraq Sulaimani

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Salafists on Twitter: A Guest Lecture

Location: 
B-F2-02
Wednesday, May 13, 2015 - 12:00

AUIS hosts a discussion of "Salafists on Twitter" with IRIS visiting fellow Geneive Abdo, a research fellow at Stimson Center and The Brookings Institution in Washington, DC. 

Ms. Abdo will discuss her recent research and publication on the Salafist presence on Twitter, "Salafists and Sectarianism: Twitter and Communal Conflict in the Middle East."

Geneive Abdo is a nonresident fellow in the Center for Middle East Policy at Brookings and a fellow in the Middle East/Southwest Asia program at the Stimson Center. Her research focuses on modern Iran and political Islam.