“The Other Saudis: Shiism, Dissent and Sectarianism” – A Conversation with Toby Matthiesen

March 6, 2015 @ 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM
Elliott School of International Affairs, Lindner Family Commons, Room 602
The George Washington University
1957 E Street Northwest, Washington, DC 20052

The Other SaudisToby Matthiesen is a research fellow in Islamic and Middle Eastern Studies at Pembroke College, University of Cambridge. He is the author of  Sectarian Gulf: Bahrain, Saudi Arabia, and the Arab Spring That Wasn’t (Stanford University Press, 2013). POMEPS hosted Matthiesen in 2013 to discuss Sectarian Gulf in POMEPS Conversations 28. On March 6 he discussed his recent release The Other Saudis: Shiism, Dissent and Sectarianism (Cambridge University Press, 2014). Kristin Smith Diwan offered comments. Diwan is a professorial lecturer at American University and a visiting scholar at the George Washington University’s Institute for Middle East Studies.










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