Institute For Middle East Studies
Join POMEPS for a discussion surrounding the development of Kuwait and the UAE and the importance of oil in it.
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.