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2017

The Hybrid Journalist: Agent of Change?

With Fatima El-Issawi Wednesday, November 29, 20172:00pm - 3:30pm Elliott School of International Affairs Room 505 Fatima El-Issawi's new book “Arab National Media and Political Change” dissects the role of Arab journalists, both as agents of change and status quo in...

Brothers Apart: Palestinian Citizens of Israel and the Arab World

Thursday, November 16, 2017 2:30pm Elliott School of International Affairs Room 113 When the state of Israel was established in 1948, not all Palestinians became refugees; some stayed behind and were soon granted citizenship. But these Palestinian citizens of Israel...

The 2016-2017 IMES Lecture Series: Iran and South Africa

With Houchang Chehabi Tuesday, April 18, 2017 3:30pm - 5:00pm Elliott School of International Affairs Room 602 Houchang E. Chehabi was educated at the University of Caen, Sciences Po in Paris, and Yale University, where he received his PhD in political science in...

2017 IMES Annual Conference: Restless Matters

the Socio-Political Lives of Historical Sites and Objects in the Middle East Friday, April 14, 2017 9:00am - 4:00pm Elliott School of International Affairs Lindner Family Commons, Room 602 Historical sites and objects are a focal point of socio-political contestation...

Memory Matrix: a Presentation by Azra Akšamija

in conjunction with the 2017 IMES Annual Conference Thursday, April 13, 2017 5:15pm 800 22nd St. NW Lehman Auditorium IMES is pleased to host this presentation to launch our 2017 Annual Conference, "Restless Matters: the Socio-Political Lives of Historical Sites and...

Nationalism and Difference in the Middle East

Graduate Research using Primary Sources Tuesday, March 28, 2017 3:00pm - 5:00pm Gelman Library Room 702 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...

Navigating Turkish Politics in the Wake of the Attempted Coup

A Discussion with Berna Turam, Güneş Tezcür, and Fatma Müge Göçek Monday, March 27, 2017 3:00pm - 4:40pm Elliott School of International Affairs Room 505 Panelists will discuss shifts and continuities in Turkish politics and society in the wake of the attempted coup...

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

with Shaheen Pasha Tuesday, March 7, 2017 3:00pm Elliott School of International Affairs Lindner Family Commons, Room 602 Shaheen Pasha is an Assistant Professor of Journalism at the University of Massachusetts - Amherst. She previously worked as the Middle East...