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The Wages of Oil: Parliaments and Economic Development in Kuwait and the UAE

A Conversation with Michael Herb and Farah Al-Nakib



Monday, December 1, 2014
12:00pm - 2:00pm

Elliott School of International Affairs
Lindner Family Commons, Room 602

Michael Herb is an associate professor of political science at Georgia State University. He is the author of All in the Family: Absolutism, Revolution, and Democracy in the Middle Eastern Monarchies. He will discuss his new release The Wages of Oil: Parliaments and Economic Development in Kuwait and the UAE.

Farah Al-Nakib, director of the Center for Gulf Studies and assistant professor of history at the American University of Kuwait, will offer comments.

*A light lunch will be provided*
*Limited copies of the book will be available for students*

Sponsored By:

Project on Middle East Political Science