Building a House in Heaven: A Conversation with Dr. Mona Atia

Thursday November 14, 2013
1957 E Street NW - Room 505
5:30PM

Mona Atia is Assistant Professor of Geography and International Affairs at The George Washington University where she teaches the about the intersection of civil society, geopolitics and financial networks in the contemporary Middle East. She holds a PhD in Geography from the University of Washington, Seattle. Mona Atia will discuss her new book Building a House in Heaven: Pious Neoliberalism and Islamic Charity in Egypt in a conversation with Diane Singerman, Associate Professor Department of Government, American University and Nathan Brown, Professor of Political Science and International Affairs, The George Washington University. This conversation will be moderated by Michael Barnett, University Professor of International Affairs and Political Science, The George Washington University.

*A book signing and reception will follow. Limited copies of the book will be available for GW students.*

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