Washington State University Tri-Cities is sponsoring a talk about the Middle East titled, "Behind the Arab Democracy Uprisings in 2011: How the Demand for Democracy, Not Facebook, is Changing the Middle East Today."
Steve Niva, professor of international politics at the Evergreen State College, and Hassan Ziada, consulting engineer and adjunct faculty at WSU Tri-Cities, will present their insights into the current state of the Middle East.
The presentation will begin at 7:30 p.m. Monday at Washington State University Tri-Cities' auditorium, 2710 Crimson Drive in Richland.
The event is free. For more information, go to tricity.wsu.edu/democracy.