Iraq +10 Conference - Iraq and its Politics

10:00 am on Friday, April 19, 2013
Contact Name:
Michael Carroll
The Institute for Iraqi Studies is pleased to present a two-day conference focusing on the future of Iraq on the tenth anniversary of the American invasion in Iraq in 2003. The conference will feature presentations and an opportunity for discussion. Participant’s Perspective: Dr. Hanan al-Fatlawi (M.P., Iraq), “The Dynamics of Parliamentary Life in a Free Iraq.” State-Society Questions: Professor Roger Owen (Harvard), Moderator. Professor Gareth Stansfield (University of Exeter), “Iraqi Kurdistan.” Iraq’s Democratic Transition: Professor A. R. Norton, Moderator. Professor Toby Dodge (LSE), “Authoritarianism vs. Democracy in the New Iraq.” Professor Eric Davis, Rutgers University, “Iraq’s Democratic Transition in Comparative Perspective.” Mr. Omar Humadi, Discussant. Open Discussion: Professor John Tirman (MIT), Moderator. Comments by ‘Adil Abdul Mahdi, Dan Serwer, Meghan O-‘Sullivan and Abdul Latif Rasheed.