With or Without the Brothers. Domestic, Regional, and International Trends in Islamism (2013-2015)


Colloque du 29-30/10/2015

Dans le cadre du projet ERC When Authoritarianism Fails in the Arab World

En partenariat avec l'IREMAM, l'IFPO, et l'Université d’Oslo

Thursday 29th of October, 2015

Opening address by Alain Dieckhoff, Sciences Po-CERI, CNRS

Keynote address by François Burgat, WAFAW, IREMAM
From Ghannouchi to al-Baghdadi: The ubiquitous diversity of the Islamic lexicon

Panel 1: Linking political exclusion to violence?

Chair: Loulouwa Al-Rachid, WAFAW, Sciences Po-CERI

Sari Hanafi, WAFAW, American University of Beirut
Transnational movement of Islamic reform: New configurations

Bjorn Olav Utvik, Oslo University
Myths of Ikhwan disaster: Anatomy of the 2011-1013 power struggle in Egypt

Amal-Fatiha Abbassi, IREMAM, Sciences Po Aix
The Muslim Brotherhood and political disengagement. The consequences of an authoritarian situation

Monica Marks, WAFAW, Oxford University
Survivalist club or dynamic movement? Generational politics in Ennahda today

Joas Wagemakers, Utrecht University
With or without the others: Consolidating divisions within the Jordanian Muslim Brotherhood (2013-2015)

Amel Boubekeur, SWP, Berlin
Algerian Islamists and Salafis after the Arab Spring: Eroding or reloading the regime?

Panel 2: A Resilient Muslim Brotherhood?

Chair: Stéphane Lacroix, WAFAW, CERI-Sciences Po

Rory McCarthy, Oxford University
When Islamists lose an election

Marc Lynch, George Washington University
Evolving transnational networks and media strategies of the Muslim Brotherhood

Marie Vannetzel, WAFAW, CURAPP
#R4bia: The dynamics of the pro-Mursi mobilizations in Turkey

Dilek Yankaya, WAFAW, IREMAM
A “transnational Islamic business network”? Rethinking the connections between Turkish, Egyptian and Tunisian “Islamic businessmen” after the Arab Springs

Open discussion on contemporary Muslim Brotherhood dynamics


Friday 30th of October, 2015

Panel 3: The Iraqi/Syrian matrix of violence

Chair: Bjorn Olav Utvik, Oslo University

Loulouwa Al-Rachid, WAFAW, CERI-Sciences Po
The Disarray of Iraqi Sunnis

Truls Tonnesen, FFI, Oslo
The Iraqi origins of the "Islamic State"

Yahya Michot, Hartford Seminary
Ibn Taymiyya in 'Dabiq'

Thomas Pierret, Edinburgh University
Farewell to the vanguard: Syria's Ahrar al-Sham Islamic movement and wartime de-radicalisation

Tine Gade, Oslo University
Sunnism in Lebanon after the Syrian war

Panel 4: Al-Qaeda vs. the Islamic State

Chair: François Burgat, WAFAW, IREMAM

Hasan Abu Hanieh, Independent researcher
New Jihadism: From harassment to empowerment (In Arabic)

Brynjar Lia, Oslo University
The jihadi movement and rebel governance: A reassertion of a patriarchal order?

Stéphane Lacroix, WAFAW, CERI-Sciences Po
Saudi Arabia, the Brothers and the others: the ambiguities of a complex relationship

Abdulsalam al-Rubaidi, Al-Baidha University
Ansar al-Sharia in South Yemen: configuration, expansion and discourse (In Arabic)

Ismail Alexandrani, Independent researcher
Sinai with and without the Brothers: did it matter?

Panel 5: Muslim Brothers and their Islamist competitors

Chair: Sari Hanafi, WAFAW, American University of Beirut

Muhammad Abu Rumman, Jordanian University
Dilemmas in Salafi dynamics in the wake of the Arab democratic revolutions (In Arabic)

Stéphane Lacroix, WAFAW, CERI-Sciences Po
Being Salafi under Sisi: Examining the post-coup strategy of the al-Nour party

Ahmed Zaghlul, CEDEJ, Cairo
The nationalization of the religious sphere in Egypt (In Arabic)

Myriam Benraad, IREMAM
Iraqi Muslim Brothers: Between the Islamic State and a hard place

Nicolas Dot-Pouillard, WAFAW, IFPO
Hizbullah and Muslims Brothers: A political rupture or a contract renegotiation?

Laurent Bonnefoy, WAFAW, Sciences Po-CERI, CNRS)
Islahis, Salafis, Huthis: reconfigurations of the Islamist field in war torn Yemen

Concluding remarks and discussion with François Burgat (WAFAW, IREMAM) and Bernard Rougier (Paris III University).


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