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

Nationalism and Difference in the Middle East

Tuesday, March 28, 2017 - 3:00pm to 5:00pm

This graduate student panel will highlight the exciting research being done by GWU graduate students of History and Regional Studies, as well as  the resources available in our libraries helping

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Iranian Women and Society: Finding a Critical Lens into the Politics of Daily Life

Wednesday, March 29, 2017 - 3:30pm to 5:00pm

In post-revolutionary Iran, women are legally “second class” citizens, with lesser rights than men in situations of family law (inheritance, custody, divorce, age of marriage) and public particip

2017 IMES Annual Conference: Restless Matters

Friday, April 14, 2017 - 9:00am to 3:00pm

Historical sites and objects are a focal point of socio-political contestation in the Middle East today.

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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.