Upcoming events sponsored by the Institute for Middle East Studies, the Project on Middle East Political Science, and the Middle East Policy Forum:

Kuwait Chair Lecture

The Annual Kuwait Chair Lecture

Tuesday, February 16, 2016 - 6:30pm to 8:00pm

A Mongrel-American Social Science: International Relations

Thursday, February 18, 2016 - 12:00pm to 1:30pm

Racism and imperialism propelled the course of the United States in the world in the early twentieth century and in turn affected the way that international relations was taught and understood in t

Men of Capital: Scarcity and Economy in Mandate Palestine

Thursday, March 10, 2016 - 3:30pm to 5:00pm

Men of Capital examines British-ruled Palestine in the 1930s and 1940s through a focus on economy.

Joyriding in Riyadh: Oil Urbanism and Road Revolt

Thursday, March 24, 2016 - 3:30pm to 5:00pm

Based on four years of fieldwork in Riyadh, Pascal Menoret’s Joyriding in Riyadh explores the social fabric of the city and connects it to Saudi Arabia’s recent history.

Film Screening: Cairo Drive

Thursday, March 24, 2016 - 6:30pm to 9:00pm

Cairo, Egypt. 20 million people. 23,600 miles of road. Two million cars.

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Middle East Studies Workshop Series

The Middle East Studies Workshop series at The Elliott School's Institute for Middle East Studies brings in leading scholars from a range of disciplines to present a work-in-progress, including drafts of articles, book chapters, and research proposals.