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


Re-Centering the Bazaar: Notes toward a History of Capitalism in the Islamic World

Wednesday, February 22, 2017 - 3:30pm to 5:00pm

The study of the history of capitalism has experienced something of a renaissance over the past decade or so, and has reinvigorated the field of economic history in the American academy and beyon

Ahmed Ragab

"A Beau Ideal for whosoever hopes for God": Piety, Medicine and Prophetics in the Medieval Islamicate Near East

Thursday, March 2, 2017 - 3:30pm to 5:00pm

Ahmed Ragab is the Richard T.

Shaheen Headshot

Chasing War: The struggle for journalism in ISIS' Middle East

Tuesday, March 7, 2017 - 3:00pm

Shaheen Pasha is an Assistant Professor of Journalism at the University of Massachusetts - Amherst.

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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.