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Islamist Social Services POMEPS Studies 9 -- October 14, 2014 What do we really know about the provision of social services by Islamist movements? It’s hard to find a popular article about a group like the Muslim Brotherhood or Hezbollah that doesn’t reference their ability to win popular support by providing social services through their extensive network of charities, clinics and community centers. Most observers have long believed that these charitable activities played a key role in Islamist outreach and organization, built their reputa  ... Read more

Upcoming Events

Oct
31
Fri
2014
10:00 AM Public Opinion in the Arab World: What do the latest surveys tell us?
Public Opinion in the Arab World…
Oct 31 @ 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Public Opinion in the Arab World: What do the latest surveys tell us? @ U.S. Institute of Peace | Washington | District of Columbia | United States
The Arab uprisings were a vivid demonstration of the importance of public opinion in the Middle East. Frustrated by poor governance and the lack [...]
Nov
19
Wed
2014
12:00 PM “Answering the Call: Popular Islamic Activism in Sadat’s Egypt” — A Conversation with Abdullah Al-Arian
“Answering the Call: Popular Isl…
Nov 19 @ 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM
"Answering the Call: Popular Islamic Activism in Sadat's Egypt" -- A Conversation with Abdullah Al-Arian @ Elliott School of International Affairs, Lindner Family Commons, Room 602 | Washington | District of Columbia | United States
Abdullah Al-Arian is an assistant professor of history at Georgetown University’s School of Foreign Service in Qatar. In fall 2014 Arian is a visiting scholar at the [...]

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POMEPS Conversations

#40 — October 21, 2014. The George Washington University’s Marc Lynch, director of the Project on Middle East Political Science, speaks with Joel S. Migdal, the Robert F. Philip Professor of International Studies in the University of Washington’s Henry M. Jackson School of International Studies. Migdal is the author of Boundaries and Belonging: States and Societies in the Struggle to  ... Read more

Past Events

Monday, June 16, 2014 11:28 AM
Melani Cammett is an associate professor of political science at Brown University, as well as a faculty fellow at Brown’s Watson Institute for International Studies and a faculty associate at the Population Studies and Training Center. She is the aut  ... Read more

POMEPS Blog

Wednesday, October 8, 2014 12:47 PM
POMEPS has three open calls for proposals right now. Here is a brief overview with deadlines and links to more information. Rethinking Nation and Nationalism Workshop  Submission deadline: October 15, 2014 This workshop brings together scholars working on questions related to these challenges – territorial, id  ... Read more

TRE Grants

Wednesday, May 21, 2014 12:15 PM
The Project on Middle East Political Science is delighted to announce a call for proposals for Spring/Summer 2015 POMEPS Travel – Research – Engagement grants. The competition is open to academic political scientists at career stages from PhD students to senior faculty from any institution, and is not restricted to U.S. citizens or residents. Awards of up to $3,000 will be offered to support research travel to the broader Middle East. The research should be in support of an ongoing academic research project. Grant recipients  ... Read more

POMEPS Publications

Wednesday, October 15, 2014 8:00 AM
Islamist Social Services POMEPS Studies 9 -- October 14, 2014 What do we really know about the provision of social services by Islamist movements? It’s hard to find a popular article about  ... Read more

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