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2015

The Taming of Democracy Assistance

A Conversation with Sarah Bush Wednesday, April 22, 2015 12:00pm Elliott School of International Affairs Lindner Family Commons, Room 602 Sarah Bush is an assistant professor of political science at Temple University and a senior fellow at the Foreign Policy Research...

IMES Annual Conference

Art in a Time of Violence: Cultural Production in the Contemporary Middle East Friday, April 17, 2015 8:45am - 3:30pm Elliott School of International Affairs Lindner Family Commons, Room 602 The IMES annual conference is a multidisciplinary event that brings together...

The Other Saudis: Shiism, Dissent and Sectarianism

A Conversation with Toby Matthiesen Friday, March 6, 2015 12:00pm Elliott School of International Affairs Lindner Family Commons, Room 602 Toby Matthiesen is a research fellow in Islamic and Middle Eastern Studies at Pembroke College, University of Cambridge. He is...

Yemeniettes: Screening and Discussion

With Executive Producer Leon Shahabian Tuesday, February 24, 2015 5:00pm Elliott School of International Affairs Lindner Family Commons, Room 602 Yemeniettes follows a team of teenage girls from Sana’a as they strive to break barriers of traditional Yemeni society...

The World: As Seen by the Arab Gulf

Featuring Ambassador Edward "Skip" Gnehm Thursday, February 12, 2015 6:30pm Elliott School of International Affairs Harry Harding Auditorium, Room 213 In real estate, as in strategic planning on a nationaland international scale, three factors are critical: location,...

Spotlight: Iraq

Featuring Ambassador Lukman Faily Tuesday, February 3, 2015 6:30pm Elliott School of International Affairs Harry Harding Auditorium, Room 213 Ambassador Faily discusses current challenges facing Iraq, the importance of the Iraqi-US relationship, and what the...

Ethnic “Homelands”: Imagining a New Middle East, 1919 – 1948

With Laura Robson Wednesday, January 28, 2015 3:30pm - 5:00pm Elliott School of International Affairs Room 505 After 1919, as much of the Middle East was absorbed into the beleaguered but still powerful European empires, a new ideology took hold in the region: the...

The Awakening of Muslim Democracy

A Conversation with Jocelyne Cesari Tuesday, January 27, 2015 12:00pm Elliott School of International Affairs Lindner Family Commons, Room 602 Jocelyne Cesari is a senior fellow at the Berkley Center for Religion, Peace, and World Affairs and visiting associate...

Islam in a Changing Middle East

A POMEPS Panel Thursday, January 22, 2015 12:00pm Elliott School of International Affairs Lindner Family Commons, Room 602 From the rise of the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria to the regional suppression of the Muslim Brotherhood and decline of Ennahda’s prominence in...