Talk on April 23: Why Arab uprisings were a surprise


LAKEVILLE — The Hotchkiss School is hosting an unusual event Saturday, April 23, combining a serious discussion of the unrest in the Middle East — with comedy.

There will be a panel discussion (“Why Didn’t We See the Arab Uprisings Coming, and What Can We Learn from Them?”) with Carrie Rosefsky Wickham, an associate professor of political science at Emory University; John Edwin Mroz, president and CEO of the EastWest Institute, a think tank with offices in New York, Brussels and Moscow; and Karen Linehan Mroz, president of the Middle East Children’s Institute.

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