Gulf Roundtable: Fundamentalist Islam at a Crossroads: 9/11, Iraq, and the Saudi religious debate with Stephane Lacroix
Stéphane Lacroix is a post-doctoral fellow and a lecturer at Sciences Po in Paris, where he also supervises the Kuwait Program of Gulf Studies. He has published articles on Saudi Arabia and Islamism in journals such as the Middle East Journal and the International Journal of Middle East Studies. He is also a former consultant on Saudi Arabia for the International Crisis Group (ICG). His forthcoming book Awakening Islam: A History of Islamism in Saudi Arabia, based on extensive fieldwork in Saudi Arabia, will be published by the Presses Universitaires de France in Autumn 2008, with an English translation available in Spring 2009. Dr. Lacroix holds an M.A. in Middle East Studies and Arabic Language from the National Institute of Oriental Languages and Civilizations in Paris, as well as an M.A. and Ph.D. in Political Science from Sciences Po. Invitation only.