Stanford scholars deconstruct Middle East uprisings by looking at Europe's pastBreaking News
The recent political uprisings across the Middle East share similarities with the unrest that rippled through Eastern Europe in the late 20th century.
Stanford scholars say studying these connections may lead to a better understanding of what comes next in today's movements.
"We are all trying to puzzle through these various scenarios and understand what political possibilities lie before us," said Robert Crews, associate professor of history and director of the Center for Russian, East European and Eurasian Studies (CREEES).
The center recently hosted the 36th Annual Stanford-Berkeley Conference on Russian, East European and Eurasian Studies. Fifteen scholars participated in panel discussions on who makes revolutions, why some fail and how to interpret protest movements....
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